Laurent Dobuzinskis




Phone: 778-782-3841
Office Location: AQ 6073


Laurent Dobuzinskis, Associate Professor, has two different research and teaching interests: i) the history of political and economic thought, political economy (rational choice), and the philosophy of the social sciences; ii) public policy analysis. He is the author of The Self-Organizing Polity, (Westview Press, 1987) and of several papers and articles on policy-making, political theory and the history of political economy (the latest being: "Adam Smith and French Political Economy: Parallels and Differences,” in Property and Propriety:  New Studies in the Philosophy of Adam Smith, eds. D.F. Hardwick and L. Marsh, Palgrave, 2014).

With R. Koppl and Steven Horwitz, he edited Experts and Epistemic Monopolies, vol 17 in the Advances in Austrian Economics series (Emerald, 2012); with M. Howlett and D. Laycock, he edited Policy Analysis in Canada (Policy Press, 2018), Policy Analysis in Canada: The State of the Art (University of Toronto Press, 2007), and Policy Studies in Canada: The Starte of the Art (Univerity of Toronto Press, 1996); with J. Busumtwi-Sam he edited Turbulence and New Directions in Global Political Economy (Palgrave 2003); with S. McBride et al., he edited Global Instability: Uncertainty and New Visions in Political Economy (Kluwer 2002).

Professor Dobuzinskis also teaches in the French Language Cohort Program in Public Administration and Community Services.