Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, York University, Canada
Thomas Klassen is a professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at York University. He has published widely on Canadian politics and policy and a numerous other fields. He has held Visiting Professor appointments in Germany and South Korea.
He has been prepared experts reports and affidavits, research reports for various levels of government and international organizations such as the OECD, and briefs to Standing Committees.
Recent books include "The Essential Guide to Studying Abroad: From Success in the Classroom to a Fulfilling Career" (2020), "Ageing in Asia-Pacific: Interdisciplinary and Comparative perspectives" (2018), and "The Routledge Handbook of Global Public Policy and Administration" (2017).
He has travelled widely including to North Korea.
Here are some of the political events that will dominate headlines in 2022
Jan 03, 2022 12:01 pm UTC| Politics
Last year started out hopeful with the emergence of COVID-19 vaccines, but quickly proved to be a challenging year for governments and communities worldwide. Still, in the midst of the pandemic, 2022 will bring about a...
A second impeachment is just the start of Trump's legal woes
Jan 14, 2021 04:53 am UTC| Politics
By becoming the first president to be impeached twice, Donald Trumps controversial and divisive term as president is reaching a surreal ending. Although he will likely remain in office and finish his term on Jan. 20, the...
A second Trump term? Or a Biden presidency? What it means for Canada
Nov 08, 2020 11:11 am UTC| Politics
After a surreal election campaign in the midst of a pandemic, were still not sure of the outcome either Donald Trump won a second term, or Joe Biden will become the next president. Although pre-election polls showed Trump...
Why voter loyalty to incumbents could spell victory for Trump
Oct 30, 2020 07:48 am UTC| Politics
The outcome of presidential elections in the United States is relatively easy to predict. After all, there are only two candidates and the outcome of voting in most of the 50 states is evident well in advance of...
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