Robert has an Honours BA in Politics and Business Administration (Brock University, Canada), a MA in Public Policy and Administration (Carleton University, Canada) a MBA (University of Ottawa, Canada) and aPhD in Political Science and Public Administration (University of Toronto, Canada)
Robert’s research spans public management and governmental reform, Indigenous public management, ethics, and policy and program evaluation. He is interested in how public accountability and oversight systems intersects to improve overall public management and governance systems. In addition, his research extends to understanding how governmental program evaluation functions can improve public policy and decision-making. Improving ethics in government also contributes to governmental legitimacy and democracy.