Dr. Karine Levasseur graduated with a PhD. in Public Policy from Carleton University in 2009. She is Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba. Karine teaches and researches in public administration, notably in areas related to accountability, collaborative governance, state-civil society relations, and public sector reform.
She is the author of "In the name of charity: Institutional support and resistance for redefining the meaning of charity in Canada" that won the prestigious J. E. Hodgetts award for best article appearing in the 2012 volume of Canadian Public Administration. She has also published in How Ottawa Spends, Voluntary Sector Review, and Social Policy & Administration (with Dr. Stephanie Paterson). She is also a co-editor of a new e-book Understanding the Manitoba Election 2019: Campaigns, Participation, Issues, Place.