Caroline Dufour (on sabbatical)

Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

Office: McLaughlin College, 124
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 33813
Emailcdufour@yorku.ca

Professor Dufour (BA, MA Laval, PhD Montréal) has published works in the areas of public administration education and administrative history. She teaches in the fields of public administration and policy analysis.

More...

Caroline Dufour is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration and is appointed to the graduate Public Policy, Administration and Law Program. She earned her Ph.D. at the Université de Montréal. Her research interests include public administration education, administrative history, Pierre Bourdieu's theory of fields, the visual dimension of public administration, and the relationship between public administration and the media. She teaches in the fields of public administration and policy analysis.

Area of Specialization

Public Administration

Degrees

PhD Political Science, Université de Montréal
MA Political Science, Université Laval
BA Political Science, Université Laval
,
,


Research Interests

Public Administration , Politics and Government , History of public administration, Public administration and mass media, Administrative reform

Selected Publications

Dufour, Caroline. L’institutionnalisation du Management Public au Québec. Coll. Éducation supérieure, Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2011.

Dufour, Caroline. “University matters: Early institutional development of public administration education in Québec.” International Journal of Public Administration 35, 13, 2012, pp. 914-923.

Dufour, Caroline. “Innovation and Resistance: Crafting the Expenditure Budget, 1961-1985,” in P. A. Dutil (ed.), The Guardian: Perspectives on the Ministry of Finance of Ontario. Toronto, University of Toronto Press and Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2011, pp. 229-256.

Gow, James Iain, and Caroline Dufour. “Is the New Public Management a Paradigm? Does it Matter?,” International Review of Administrative Sciences 66, 4, 2000, 573-598. Also published in French and Arabic (original version published in English).

Current Research Projects

The Style of Expenditure Budget of the Ministry of Finance of Ontario, 1961-1985


Project Type: Funded
Role: Main researcher


Start Date:  Month: May  Year: 2006
End Date:  Month: Aug  Year: 2007

The Agenda-Setting Process of Administrative Reform Policy in Ontario and Québec.


Project Type: Funded
Role: Main researcher


Start Date:  Month: May  Year: 2003
End Date:  Month: Sep  Year: 2003

The history of budgeting at York University


Project Type: Funded
Role: Co-Researcher


Start Date:  Month: Sep  Year: 2009
Collaborator: Ken Ogata and Gary Spraakman
Collaborator Institution: School of administrative study
Collaborator Role: Main researcher and co-researcher

The influence of central budget agencies on the development of public administration: the case of Canada


Project Type: Self-Funded
Role: Researcher


Start Date:  Month: Mar  Year: 2010
End Date:  Month: Jul  Year: 2011

The history of food safety administration in Canada


Project Type: Self-Funded

Start Date:  Month: May  Year: 2012
End Date:  Month: Mar  Year: 2014

Collaborator Institution: "History of Public Administration Group" of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences

Selected Publications

Dufour, Caroline. L’institutionnalisation du Management Public au Québec. Coll. Éducation supérieure, Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2011.

Dufour, Caroline. “University matters: Early institutional development of public administration education in Québec.” International Journal of Public Administration 35, 13, 2012, pp. 914-923.

Dufour, Caroline. “Innovation and Resistance: Crafting the Expenditure Budget, 1961-1985,” in P. A. Dutil (ed.), The Guardian: Perspectives on the Ministry of Finance of Ontario. Toronto, University of Toronto Press and Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2011, pp. 229-256.

Gow, James Iain, and Caroline Dufour. “Is the New Public Management a Paradigm? Does it Matter?,” International Review of Administrative Sciences 66, 4, 2000, 573-598. Also published in French and Arabic (original version published in English).

All Publications

Books

Dufour, Caroline. L’institutionnalisation du Management Public au Québec. Coll. Éducation supérieure, Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2011.

Book Chapters

Dufour, Caroline. “Central Budget Agencies and Administrative Reform: The Case of Canada,” in S. Tiihonen (ed.), The Role of Central Budget Agencies in Governance and Public Administration Reforms. Cahier histoire de l’administration no 11, IOS Press, 2014.

Gow, James Iain, and Caroline Dufour. “Is the New Public Management a Paradigm? Does it Matter?,” in Andrew Massey (ed.), Public Sector Reform. Volume II: Management and Post New Public Management: Reform in a time of change. London, Sage, July 2013. Reprint of the article with the same title mentioned below.

Dufour, Caroline. “L’École nationale d’administration publique du Québec: entre l’État et l’Université,” in Y. Gingras and L. Roy (eds.), Les universités nouvelles. Enjeux et perspectives. Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2012, pp. 254-275.

Dufour, Caroline. “Innovation and Resistance: Crafting the Expenditure Budget, 1961-1985,” in P. A. Dutil (ed.), The Guardian: Perspectives on the Ministry of Finance of Ontario. Toronto, University of Toronto Press and Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2011, pp. 229-256.

Dufour, Caroline. “From Administration to Management: Forty Years of Public Sector Education in Quebec,” in O.P. Dwivedi, T. A. Mau and B. Sheldrick, eds. The Evolving Physiology of Government: Canadian Public Administration in Transition, University of Ottawa Press, 2009.

Journal Articles

Dufour, Caroline. “University matters: Early institutional development of public administration education in Québec.” International Journal of Public Administration 35, 13, 2012, pp. 914-923.

Gow, James Iain, and Caroline Dufour. “Is the New Public Management a Paradigm? Does it Matter?,” International Review of Administrative Sciences 66, 4, 2000, 573-598. Also published in French and Arabic (original version published in English).

Conference Papers

Dufour, Caroline. “The Style of the Expenditure Budget of the Ontario Public Administration (1961-1985): A Path-Dependent Model?” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 2008.

Dufour, Caroline. “The agenda-setting process of administrative reform policy in Ontario and Québec”. Institute of Public Administration of Canada Annual Conference, Vancouver, 2004.

Dufour, Caroline. “Émergence et institutionnalisation du Management Public au Québec”. Colloque étudiant du Centre interuniversitaire de recherches sur la science et la technologie, Montréal, 2001.

Dufour, Caroline. “Emergence and Institutionalization of Public Management as a Discipline. The Case of Quebec,” Annual International Conference on Advances in Management, Colorado Springs, 2000.

Dufour, Caroline. “Le Management Public est-il un paradigme ?,” Colloque étudiant du Centre interuniversitaire de recherches sur la science et la technologie, Montréal, 2000.

Dufour, Caroline. “Émergence, institutionnalisation et identité du Management Public au Québec,” Annual Meeting, ACFAS, Ottawa, 1999.

Gow, James Iain, and Caroline Dufour, “Is Public Management a Paradigm?,” Annual Meeting, Canadian Political Science Association, Ottawa, 1998.

Professional Journal Articles

Routhier, Yannick, in coll. with Richard Dominique et Caroline Dufour. 1997. “Partenariat et administration publique,” Vision Science 4, 2, 1999, 1-2.

Book Reviews

Dufour, Caroline. “Recension du livre de Caroline Vayrou. 1995. Le “management public”: discours et fonctions. Paris: Librairie de droit et de jurisprudence.” Canadian Public Administration 42, 1, 1999, 136-139.

Policy Papers

Routhier, Yannick, en coll. avec Richard Dominique et Caroline Dufour. Partenariat et administration publique. Québec: Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Faune, 1995, 111 p.

Public Lectures

Dufour, Caroline. “La contribution de James Iain Gow à l’Administration Publique”, Atelier en hommage à James Iain Gow, Institute of public administration of Canada annual conference, Québec City, 2008.

Dufour, Caroline. “From Administration to Management. Forty Years of Public Sector Education in Québec.” Canadian Public Administration in Transition. From Administration to Management to Governance. A Conference in Honours of Professor J. Hodgetts, Guelph, 2007.

Dufour, Caroline, “Le Management Public au Québec. Quelques considerations sur l'emergence et l'institutionnalisation des sciences sociales appliquees”. Conférence des études supérieures, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie, 1999.

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/PPAS3190 6.0  Public Administration LECT  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/PPAS4300 6.0  Public Policy Research SEMR  


Professor Dufour (BA, MA Laval, PhD Montréal) has published works in the areas of public administration education and administrative history. She teaches in the fields of public administration and policy analysis.


Caroline Dufour is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration and is appointed to the graduate Public Policy, Administration and Law Program. She earned her Ph.D. at the Université de Montréal. Her research interests include public administration education, administrative history, Pierre Bourdieu's theory of fields, the visual dimension of public administration, and the relationship between public administration and the media. She teaches in the fields of public administration and policy analysis.

Area of Specialization

Public Administration

Degrees

PhD Political Science, Université de Montréal
MA Political Science, Université Laval
BA Political Science, Université Laval
,
,

Research Interests:

Public Administration , Politics and Government , Policy , History of public administration, Public administration and mass media, Administrative reform

Current Research Projects

The Style of Expenditure Budget of the Ministry of Finance of Ontario, 1961-1985


Project Type: Funded
Role: Main researcher


Start Date:  Month: May  Year: 2006
End Date:  Month: Aug  Year: 2007

The Agenda-Setting Process of Administrative Reform Policy in Ontario and Québec.


Project Type: Funded
Role: Main researcher


Start Date:  Month: May  Year: 2003
End Date:  Month: Sep  Year: 2003

The history of budgeting at York University


Project Type: Funded
Role: Co-Researcher


Start Date:  Month: Sep  Year: 2009
Collaborator: Ken Ogata and Gary Spraakman
Collaborator Institution: School of administrative study
Collaborator Role: Main researcher and co-researcher

The influence of central budget agencies on the development of public administration: the case of Canada


Project Type: Self-Funded
Role: Researcher


Start Date:  Month: Mar  Year: 2010
End Date:  Month: Jul  Year: 2011

The history of food safety administration in Canada


Project Type: Self-Funded

Start Date:  Month: May  Year: 2012
End Date:  Month: Mar  Year: 2014

Collaborator Institution: "History of Public Administration Group" of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences

All Publications

Books

Dufour, Caroline. L’institutionnalisation du Management Public au Québec. Coll. Éducation supérieure, Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2011.

Book Chapters

Dufour, Caroline. “Central Budget Agencies and Administrative Reform: The Case of Canada,” in S. Tiihonen (ed.), The Role of Central Budget Agencies in Governance and Public Administration Reforms. Cahier histoire de l’administration no 11, IOS Press, 2014.

Gow, James Iain, and Caroline Dufour. “Is the New Public Management a Paradigm? Does it Matter?,” in Andrew Massey (ed.), Public Sector Reform. Volume II: Management and Post New Public Management: Reform in a time of change. London, Sage, July 2013. Reprint of the article with the same title mentioned below.

Dufour, Caroline. “L’École nationale d’administration publique du Québec: entre l’État et l’Université,” in Y. Gingras and L. Roy (eds.), Les universités nouvelles. Enjeux et perspectives. Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2012, pp. 254-275.

Dufour, Caroline. “Innovation and Resistance: Crafting the Expenditure Budget, 1961-1985,” in P. A. Dutil (ed.), The Guardian: Perspectives on the Ministry of Finance of Ontario. Toronto, University of Toronto Press and Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2011, pp. 229-256.

Dufour, Caroline. “From Administration to Management: Forty Years of Public Sector Education in Quebec,” in O.P. Dwivedi, T. A. Mau and B. Sheldrick, eds. The Evolving Physiology of Government: Canadian Public Administration in Transition, University of Ottawa Press, 2009.

Journal Articles

Dufour, Caroline. “University matters: Early institutional development of public administration education in Québec.” International Journal of Public Administration 35, 13, 2012, pp. 914-923.

Gow, James Iain, and Caroline Dufour. “Is the New Public Management a Paradigm? Does it Matter?,” International Review of Administrative Sciences 66, 4, 2000, 573-598. Also published in French and Arabic (original version published in English).

Conference Papers

Dufour, Caroline. “The Style of the Expenditure Budget of the Ontario Public Administration (1961-1985): A Path-Dependent Model?” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 2008.

Dufour, Caroline. “The agenda-setting process of administrative reform policy in Ontario and Québec”. Institute of Public Administration of Canada Annual Conference, Vancouver, 2004.

Dufour, Caroline. “Émergence et institutionnalisation du Management Public au Québec”. Colloque étudiant du Centre interuniversitaire de recherches sur la science et la technologie, Montréal, 2001.

Dufour, Caroline. “Emergence and Institutionalization of Public Management as a Discipline. The Case of Quebec,” Annual International Conference on Advances in Management, Colorado Springs, 2000.

Dufour, Caroline. “Le Management Public est-il un paradigme ?,” Colloque étudiant du Centre interuniversitaire de recherches sur la science et la technologie, Montréal, 2000.

Dufour, Caroline. “Émergence, institutionnalisation et identité du Management Public au Québec,” Annual Meeting, ACFAS, Ottawa, 1999.

Gow, James Iain, and Caroline Dufour, “Is Public Management a Paradigm?,” Annual Meeting, Canadian Political Science Association, Ottawa, 1998.

Professional Journal Articles

Routhier, Yannick, in coll. with Richard Dominique et Caroline Dufour. 1997. “Partenariat et administration publique,” Vision Science 4, 2, 1999, 1-2.

Book Reviews

Dufour, Caroline. “Recension du livre de Caroline Vayrou. 1995. Le “management public”: discours et fonctions. Paris: Librairie de droit et de jurisprudence.” Canadian Public Administration 42, 1, 1999, 136-139.

Policy Papers

Routhier, Yannick, en coll. avec Richard Dominique et Caroline Dufour. Partenariat et administration publique. Québec: Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Faune, 1995, 111 p.

Public Lectures

Dufour, Caroline. “La contribution de James Iain Gow à l’Administration Publique”, Atelier en hommage à James Iain Gow, Institute of public administration of Canada annual conference, Québec City, 2008.

Dufour, Caroline. “From Administration to Management. Forty Years of Public Sector Education in Québec.” Canadian Public Administration in Transition. From Administration to Management to Governance. A Conference in Honours of Professor J. Hodgetts, Guelph, 2007.

Dufour, Caroline, “Le Management Public au Québec. Quelques considerations sur l'emergence et l'institutionnalisation des sciences sociales appliquees”. Conférence des études supérieures, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie, 1999.


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/PPAS3190 6.0  Public Administration LECT  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/PPAS4300 6.0  Public Policy Research SEMR