Maxime Boucher is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Waterloo. By making use of “big data” sources such as the Canadian lobbying registry, Maxime’s research shows how parliamentary institutions affect the relations between organized interests and policy-makers in Canada. Maxime is also interested in the regulation of corporate political activities in North America and Europe. His research has appeared in journals such as the Canadian Journal of Political Science, Canadian Public Administration and Political Studies Review.
Christopher A. Cooper is Assistant Professor in Public Management at the University of Ottawa. His research examining the nexus between politics and administration has been published in various journals including, Public Administration, Administration & Society and British Politics.