Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly

Title/Position: Professor and Jean Monnet Chair; Director, Jean Monnet Center & Local Government Institute
Department/Faculty/Institution: School of Public Administration, University of Victoria
Degree(s)/School(s): PhD (Political Science), University of Western Ontario, 1999; MA (Political Science) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988; MA (Political Science) Paris I - Sorbonne, 1985
Email: ebrunetj@uvic.ca

MCRI Projects: C2: North America

Background: Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly joined the School of Public Administration in 2001. He is a political scientist, specializing in comparative and urban politics. He worked for the French public sector for 10 years, including postings with the French Small Business Administration and the Nord Pas-de-Calais Regional Council. Prior to his appointment at UVic, Emmanuel was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario from 1999-2000, and Assistant Director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame from 2000-2001.

At UVic’s School of Public Administration he is Jean Monnet Chair in Innovative Governance, Director of the Jean Monnet Center. He is also co-director of the Local Government Institute, and the editor of Journal of Borderland Studies. His key research areas are:

Research Interests: Comparative Urban Governance; Governance of Cross-border Regions; Comparative Decentralization; Horizontal and Vertical Governance; Theorization of Cross-border Regions

Select Publications:

Brunet-Jailly, E. & Martin, J. (2010). Local Government in a Global World – Australia and Canada in Comparative Perspectives. University of Toronto Press.

Brunet-Jailly, E. & Arcand, E. (2016). Provincial Distrust Weights on Vancouver Regional Governance. In P. Hamel & R. Keil (eds.) Governing Cities Through Regions. Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Brunet-Jailly, E. (2017). Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games – the mitigated success of Premier Campbell. In J.R. Lacharite & T. Summerville (eds.) The Campbell Revolution. McGill-Queen's University Press.

Arcand, E. & Brunet-Jailly, E. (2016). Vancouver. In M. Gariépy & O. Roy-Baillargeon (eds.) Governance et Plannification Collaborative. Presses de l’Université de Montréal.

Brunet-Jailly, E. (2015). Participation of the Urban Poor in Vancouver, Canada. In A. Sancton & C. Zhenming (eds.) Citizen Participation at the Local Level in Canada and China. Taylor and Francis.

Hallgrimsdottir, H.K. & Brunet-Jailly, E. (2014). Contentious politics, grassroots mobilization and the Icesave dispute: Why Iceland did not ‘play nicely.’ Acta Sociologica: 1-15.

Madison, I. & Brunet-Jailly, E. (2014). The International Activities of Canadian Cities. In S. Curtis (ed.) The Power of Cities in International Relations. Taylor and Francis.

Brunet-Jailly, E. (2012). Commentary on Warren Magnusson: The Politics of Urbanism, Seeing Like a City. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research: 790-803.

Brunet-Jailly, E. (2012) Calgary – the Entrepreneurial City. In L. Reese and R. Rosenfeld (eds.) Comparative Civic Culture: The Role of Local Culture in Urban Policy-Making. Ashgate, pp.95-117.

Brunet-Jailly, E. (2012). Vancouver - the Sustainable City. In L. Reese and R. Rosenfeld (eds.) Comparative Civic Culture: The Role of Local Culture in Urban Policy-Making. Ashgate, pp. 259-277.