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Jeffrey Roy


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School of Public Administration

Email: Roy@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2752
Fax: 902-494-7023
Mailing Address: 
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Ave, PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2



  • PhD (Carleton)
  • MBA (Ottawa)
  • BA (Waterloo)

Selected Awards and Honours

  • 2006-2010  E-Government and Service Transformation in Canada (principal investigator), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Selected Publications

  • Roy, J. (2015) Secrecy, Security & Digital Literacy in an Era of Meta-Data: Why the Canadian Westminster Model Falls Short. Intelligence and National Security (forthcoming)
  • Roy, J. (2014) Mobility and Government: Opportunities and Challenges for Service Delivery and Information Management. Toronto: Institute for Citizen-Centred Service. http://www.iccs-isac.org/library/2011/10/Mobility_Report.pdf
  • Roy, J. (2014) Open Data and Open Governance in Canada: A Critical Examination of New Opportunities and Old Tensions. Future Internet Journal 6(3), 414-432.
  • Roy, J. (2014) Cloud Computing and Gov 2.0: Traditionalism or Transformation across the Canadian Public Sector? International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age 1(1), 74-90.
  • Gruzd, A. & Roy, J. (2014), Investigating Political Polarization on Twitter: A Canadian Perspective. Policy & Internet 6(1), 28-45. 
  • Roy, J. (2013). From Machinery to Mobility: Government and Democracy in a Participative Age. New York: Springer.

Current Teaching

  • PUAD 3810 - Government Policy Toward Business
  • BUSI 6009  - Business and Government
  • PUAD 6500  - Business and Government
  • PUAD 6555  - Management of Information (E-Government) and Public Administration
  • ECMM 6026  - Management of Information (E-Government): International Experiences and Perspectives