Prof. Mohammad Ehsan

Office: 348
Email: mohammad.ehsan@acadiau.ca 

Education

Ph.D. Candidate (Dalhousie)
M.A. (Carleton)
M.Phil. (Bergen)
B.S.S. Honors (Dhaka)

Research/Teaching Interests

  • Canadian government and politics
  • Canadian public administration
  • Comparative politics 
  • South Asian politics and administration
  • Public sector ethics, corruption and conflict of interest    

Teaching (2018-19)

  • POLS 2006: Canadian Politics
  • POLS 4303/5303: Approaches to the Study of Canadian Politics

 

Selected Publications

Books
From Government to E-Governance: Public Administration in the Digital Age, USA: IGI Global, 2012 (co-editor)

Bangladesh: Politics, Public Administration and Governance, Germany: VDM Verlag, 2011 (co-editor)

Higher Education Governance in Bangladesh: The Public-Private Dilemma, Germany: VDM Verlag, 2009 (second edition) and Dhaka: AHDPH (first edition in 2008).

Book Chapters
“E-Governance as a Paradigm Shift in Public Administration: Theories, Applications, and Management,” in Edward Halpin et al. (eds.), Digital Public Administration and E-Government in Developing Nations: Policy and Practice, USA: IGI Global, 2014, 97-111.

“The Evolution of Performance Management Systems” in Roberto P. Leone and Frank L K Ohemeng (eds.), Approaching Public Administration: Core Debates and Emerging Issues, Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2011, 137-151.

“Origin, Ideas and Practice of New Public Management: Lessons for Developing Countries” in Ramesh K. Arora (ed.), Recent Perspectives in Public Administration, Jaipur: Aalekh Publishers, 2011, pp. 124-141.

“Challenges of Democratic Consolidation in Bangladesh: Where does It Stand in the Arduous Path?” in Al Masud Hasanuzzaman (ed.), Political Management in Bangladesh, Dhaka: AHDPH, 2010, pp. 19-53.

Refereed Articles
“Management of Urban Service Delivery: A Comparative Study of Select Cities in Canada and Brunei,” Asian Profile, Volume 43, No. 5, October 2015 (co-authored).

“Moving Towards Multilevel Governance: Where Does Canada Stand?” Administrative Change: A Journal on Political and Administrative Development, Volume XXXVIII No. 2 & Volume XXXIX No. 1, January-December 2011, pp.76-95.

“Governance, Democratization and the Political Nature of Regime: The Chinese Experience,” Democracy and Security, Volume 5, Number 2, May-August 2009, pp. 127-144 (co-authored).

“In Search of Reality: The Status of NGO-State Relations and Development Space in Developing Countries,” Administrative Change: A Journal on Political and Administrative Development, Volume XXXVI, No. 1, January-December 2008, pp. 75-89 (co-authored).