Christopher Dunn is Professor of Political Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. His research covers comparative provincial politics,Canadian public administration, federal and provincial cabinet studies, federalism, and constitutionalism. He has also been an education consultant and a provincial cabinet-level planner. He is the author of Canadian Political Debates: Opposing Views on Issues That Divide Canadians (1995) and The Institutionalized Cabinet: Governing the Western Provinces (1995). He is also the editor of an extensive public administration text titled The Handbook of Canadian Public Administration (2010) and three editions of Provinces: Canadian Provincial Politics (1995, 2006 and 2016). He is co-author of the Canadian politics text entitled Canada’s Politics: Democracy, Diversity and Good Government, with Eric Mintz and Livianna Tossatti (2015), and Deputy Ministers in Canada: Comparative and Jurisdictional Perspectives, with Jacques Bourgault (2014), and has published in several journals.