Water Economics, Policy and Governance Network (WEPGN)
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Brock University
Tim Heinmiller is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University where he teaches in the areas of public policy, public administration, environmental politics, and research methods. Professor Heinmiller’s main research focus is comparative water policy in Canada, Australia, and the United States. He has undertaken research studies of water policy development and intergovernmental cooperation in the Great Lakes Basin, the Murray-Darling Basin, and, more recently, in water scarce areas of the Canadian and American West. His research articles have been published in such journals as Canadian Public Administration, Governance, Natural Resources Journal, and The International Journal of the Commons. He was also a co-editor (along with Mark Sproule-Jones and Carolyn Johns) and a contributor to Canadian Water Politics: Conflicts and Institutions, a book published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in 2008. Professor Heinmiller’s current projects include an SSHRC-funded research project on water policy reforms in the irrigation economy of southern Alberta, and an analysis of irrigation and water governance in the Great Lakes Basin.