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Nathalie Burlone

Associate professor, Political Studies, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa

Nathalie Burlone is an Associate Professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa in the Public Administration program. She is particularly interested in public policy development and the choice of policy instruments. Her research analyzes the policy making process through the construction of social representations of public issues. Her work focuses, among others, on how policy choices affect certain social groups and shape their life courses and social interactions, on framing of end-of-life policy, on changes in family types and existing family policies, on governance and family policy development, on horizontality in the contexts of community action, public health and renewal of public management and finally, on public ethics and instrument selection.


  • 2010–present
    Associate professor, University of Ottawa
  • 2004–2010
    Assistant professor, University of Ottawa


  • 2001 
    École nationale d'administration publique, PhD
  • 1990 
    Université Laval, M.A
  • 1989 
    McGill University, B.A