Ian Roberge

co-Interim Principal

Associate Principal, Academic

Associate Professor

Political Science

   Glendon Hall 220

As an alumnus of Glendon, I am proud to serve as co-Interim Principal. Glendon students are bright and dedicated. Glendon is a great place to learn. As co-Principal, I work hard with my colleagues across the Faculty to build and offer a great university education. I look forward to meeting you.

European Union
Financial and Monetary Systems
Law, Justice and Crime
Politics and Government
Regional Integration and Free-Trade

McMaster University
Concordia University

Politics and government; International relations, development and trade; Canadian and comparative public policy; public administration.

I am interested in public administration and public policy. My main area of research is financial services sector policy, supervision and regulation. I am also interested in the politics of organized and transnational organized crime, including AML/TF policies. 


Conteh, Charles and Ian Roberge (eds.) 2014. Canadian Public Administration in the 21st Century. Boca Raton: CRC Press.  

Conteh, Charles, Thomas J. Greitens, David K. Jesuit and Ian Roberge (eds.) 2014. Governance and Public Management: Strategic Foundations for Volatile Times. New York: Routledge.   

Roberge, Ian (ed.) 2013. Europe et sécurité après le Traité de Lisbonne. Bruxelles: Bruylant. 

Cepiku, Denita, David K. Jesuit and Ian Roberge (eds.) 2013. Making Multilevel Public Management Work: Stories of Success and Failure from Europe and North America. Boca Raton: CRC Press.   

Journal Articles

Roberge. Ian. Dona M. Dunea and Russell Alan Williams. 2015. ‘The Break-Up: Policy Network Structure and the Politics of Financial Services.’ International Journal of Public Policy 11 (1/2/3): 1-16.   

Anthony Jesuale, David K. Jesuit and Ian Roberge. 2015. ‘Multilevel Governance in North America: The Case of the Detroit River International Crossing.’ Journal of Borderlands Studies 30 (2): 163-174.

Roberge. Ian. 2014. ‘New Development: Canada’s Cutback Management.’ Public Money and Management 34 (2): 31-34.  

Roberge, Ian. 2013. ‘Canada and the Global Financial Crisis: A Model to Follow?’ Interfaces Brasil/Canada 13 (16): 131-152.  

Roberge, Ian. 2013. ‘Futures Construction in Public Management.’ International Journal of Public Sector Management 26 (7): 534-542.    

Roberge, Ian. 2010. [Review Essay, ‘Iced: The Story of Organized Crime in Canada’ and ‘The Origin of Organized Crime in America: The New York City Mafia, 1891-1931.’] International Journal of Canadian Studies 42 (2): 335-341.     

Roberge, Ian. 2009. 'Bringing the United-States back In: A Response to Rainer Hülsse’s ‘Creating Demand for Global Governance…'' Global Society 23 (2): 177-181.

Roberge, Ian. 2009. 'Changing Course: Policy Reversals, Terrorist Financing and Title III of the USA Patriot Act.' Public Policy and Administration 24 (3): 265.279.     

Roberge, Ian. 2008. 'La lutte contre le blanchiment d’argent et le financement du terrorisme aux États-Unis.' Politique américaine 10 (printemps): 59-69.     

Roberge, Ian. 2007. 'Misguided Policies in the ‘War on Terror’? The Case for Disentangling Terrorist Financing From Money Laundering.' Politics 27 (3) 196-203.     

McKeen-Edwards, Heather, Ian Roberge. 2007. 'Progressing Towards Legitimacy: Financial Services Sector Policymaking in the EU After Lamfalussy.' Current Politics and Economics of Europe (18) 2: 223-243.     

Roberge, Ian. 2006. 'Middle-Sized Powers in Global Finance: Internationalization and Domestic Policymaking.' Policy Studies 27 (3): 253-270.     

Roberge, Ian. 2005. 'Autonome malgré tout! L’internationalisation et la réforme des marchés financiers au Canada.' Canadian Public Policy/Analyse des politiques XXXI (3): 259-272.     

Roberge, Ian. 2004. 'Le Canada et le régime international de lutte contre le blanchiment d’argent et le financement du terrorisme: Un exemple de coordination verticale et horizontale.' International Journal 59 (3): 639-654.     

McKeen-Edwards, Heather, Tony Porter and Ian Roberge. 2004. 'Politics or Markets: The Determinants of Cross-Border Financial Integration in the NAFTA and EU.' New Political Economy 9 (3): 325-340. 

Book Chapters

Caron, Isabelle. Ian Roberge. 2018. ‘Budgeting and Financing.’ Issues in Canadian Governance, edited by Jonathan Craft and Amanda Clarke. Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 167-181.

Roberge, Ian. 2018. ‘The Silence is deafening: A Look into Financial Services Sector Policymaking in Canada.’ Public Policy, Governance and Polarization: Making Governance Work, edited by David K. Jesuit and Russell Alan Williams. Abingdon: Routledge, 208-223. 

Roberge, Ian. 2017. ‘Construire la géopolitique du futur et les puissances émergentes.’ Puissances émergentes et sécurité internationale : une nouvelle donne ? sous la coordination de Delphine Deschaux-Dutard et Sabine Lavorel. Bruxelles : P.I.E. Peter Lang, 285-299.

Roberge, Ian. Heather McKeen-Edwards. 2017. ‘Decentred Policymaking and Regulatory Finance.’ The Routledge Handbook of Global Public Policy and Administration, edited by Thomas R. Klassen, Denita Cepiku and T.J. Lah. London and New York: Routledge.

Roberge, Ian. Dona M. Dunea. 2015. ‘Why Opacity is Just Not Good Enough: The Effectiveness and Accountability of Canada’s Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.’ Building Responsive and Responsible Financial Regulators in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis, edited by Pablo Iglesias-Rodriguez. Cambridge: Intersentia, pp. 255-273.   

Roberge. Ian. 2015. ‘Safe, but for how long? Gauging the Harper government’s response to the last global financial crisis (and Canada’s preparation for the next one).’ The Harper Record 2008-2015, edited by Teresa Healy and Stuart Trew. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives  Full Text (PDF)  

Roberge, Ian. 2014. ‘Entre légitimité et sécurité: perspectives sur l’offshore financier en relations internationales.’ Insularité et sécurité: l’île entre sécurité et conflictualité, sous la coordination de Paul Bacot et Albane Geslin. Bruxelles: Bruylant, pp. 99-114.   

Roberge, Ian. 2011. ‘Quand la menace ne vient pas des États: examen du régime contre le crime organisé transnational.’ Les défis de la sécurité internationale à l'aube d'un monde pluripolaire, sous la coordination d'Alex MacLeod. Bruxelles: Bruylant, pp. 207-223.     

Roberge, Ian. 2011. ‘Combat ultime à la canadienne: le conflit entourant la création d’une commission nationale des valeurs mobilières.’ Les relations Québec-Ontario: un destin partagé? Sous la coordination de Jean-François Savard, Alexandre Brassard, Louis Côté. Québec : Presses de l’Université du Québec, pp. 107-127.     

Roberge, Ian. 2004. 'Comment freiner le financement du terrorisme? La gouvernance à plusieurs niveaux dans le monde de la haute finance.' Terrorisme et sécurité internationale, sous la coordination de Stanislav J. Kirschbaum. Bruxelles: Bruylant, pp. 133-154.  

Other Publications

Journal Issue Edited : Jesuit, David K., Ian Roberge. 2012. ‘Making Public Management Work in the Global Economy.’ International Journal of Public Sector Management 25 (6-7). 

2016-2019 SSHRC Insight Grant, Co-Applicant

2011 SSHRC Aid to Research Workshops and Conferences, Co-Applicant 

2010 SSHRH IOF, Principal Investigator