Staff profiles

Daniel Henstra

Director, Master of Public Service | Professor (Political Science)

Professor Henstra's research centres on public administration and public policy. In his work on emergency management and climate change adaptation, he has studied the policy process of federal, provincial and municipal governments, and has analyzed the complex, networked relationships among elected officials, public servants, stakeholders and the public.

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Sheila McConnell

Program Officer
The go-to-person for the program, Sheila spends her days building a community at the MPS program space and her nights with her golden retriever Lucy. She is an alumnus of Waterloo’s Honours B.A. program in Rhetoric and Professional Writing with an option in Speech Communications, Western’s M.A.

Ju Hee Lee

Program Assistant

The go-to person for current students, Juhee blends academic insight with professional guidance, fostering an inclusive and supportive environment. She is an alumnus of Waterloo's B.A. program in Sociology, Honours, and Arts and Business, Co-op.