Daniel Henstra is a former CIGI senior fellow and an associate professor of political science at the University of Waterloo. Daniel’s research centres on the multi-level governance of complex policy areas, such as climate change adaptation and flood risk management, where he focuses on the networked relationships among elected officials, public servants, stakeholders and the public.
Daniel’s research has been supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, as well as from the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network. In addition to his academic work, he has substantial experience in applied policy analysis, including contract research with government departments such as Infrastructure Canada, Natural Resources Canada and Public Safety Canada. Daniel holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Western Ontario (2007).