Graduate Studies, Political Science, Public Policy

FASS Graduate Students Up for Public Choice Award in National Competition

January 24, 2018

From SFU Graduate Studies:

SFU master's students Justine Mallou and Connor Hasegawa are eligible for the Public Choice Award in the IPAC National Student Paper Competition. Vote here.

Two SFU students have been chosen among the top 5 finalists for the Fifth Annual National Student Paper Competition through the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC).

Connor Hasegawa and Justine Mallou had their respective papers chosen for their ideas to improve public services and their strategies for addressing major economic, social and environmental challenges in relation to federal public policy in Canada.

Finalists in this competition created videos to summarize their papers and one finalist will win the Public Choice Award. Vote for your favourite project at the link above by January 29, 2018.

Connor Hasegawa

Connor Hasegawa, a second year master's student in the School of Public Policy, placed with a paper entitled "Paying Now: Recommendations for the Development of Canada’s National Autism Strategy".

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Justine Mallou

Justine Mallou, part of the political science master's program placed with her paper entitled "Redefining the Road to Reconciliation: Considerations for Renewing Indigenous-Crown Relationship through the Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP)".

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