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St-Martin, Denis

Research Fellow

  • Professor at the Department of political science


  • Telephone 514-343-6111 #20322 Pav. PAV.M.CARON-L.GROULX-3200 J.B. \ Ext. C-4022
St-Martin, Denis


Denis Saint-Martin (PhD, Carleton) is an expert of public administration in a comparative perspective. His many books and articles received prizes like the Best Book Award of the United States Academy of Management (2002) and the Herbert Kaufman prize of the American Political Science Association (1998). He was also a Fulbright Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government (2004) and a public policy advisor for the Canadian prime minister’s cabinet (2005).

Areas of expertise


  • Denis Saint-Martin (2004). Building the New Managerialist State : Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Britain, Canada and France. 2ème édition (paperback). Oxford : Oxford University Press.

  • Denis Saint-Martin (2008). “The Watergate Effect, or Why is the Ethics Bar Constantly Rising ?”, dans Trost, Christine et Allison Gash (dirs.). Conflict of Interest in Public Life. New York : Cambridge University Press, pp.35-56.

  • Denis Saint-Martin (2009). “La régulation de l’éthique parlementaire : l’institutionnalisation d’un champ d’expertise contesté ”, Cahiers internationaux de sociologie, Vol. 126, pp.21-37.

  • Denis Saint-Martin (2013). “Institutional Friction and Change : Informal Norms and Formal Rules in the Regulation of Congressional Ethics”, Studies in American Political Development

  • Denis Saint-Martin (2013). “Making Government More ‘Business-Like’ : Management Consultants as Agents of Isomorphism in Modern Political Economies”, dans Mikler, John (dir.). The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Global Companies, pp.173-193.


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