Former principal Ron Watts honoured
Principal Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Political Studies Ronald L. Watts was presented with the 2009 Martha Derthick Book Award at the American Political Science Association annual meeting Sept. 3-6. The award recognizes the best book on federalism and intergovernmental relations published a least 10 years ago, judged for its lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations.
Comparing Federal Systems was first published in 1997, the second edition in 1999, and the third updated and expanded edition appeared in 2008.
Dr. Watts is also a fellow and former director of the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations and Fellow of the Forum of Federations.