Political Scientist -  Political & Social Theorist - Philosopher

Dr Marcel Lamoureux

Dr. Lamoureux is an accomplished specialist in large-scale, transnational public policy transfer, socio-political analysis, and ethics

Academic credentials:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Political Science, Glasgow Caledonian University, School of Business and Society, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.  (Thesis topic: Transnational policy learning theory and causality-based policy implementation and analysis frameworks)

  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Continental Philosophy, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, England. (Dissertation topic: Kantian moral philosophy as influenced by Hume)

  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Management, Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont, USA. (Dissertation topic: Principles of management in a regulatory environment)

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Philosophy, Wadhams Hall College, Ogdensburg, New York, USA. (Areas of focus: Continental and liberation philosophy; liberation theology and ethics)

Current, Formal Graduate Studies and Activities:

  • Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, England: Master of Arts (M.A.) in International History Program

Academic Interests:

  • Causality theory
  • Character assassination theory
  • Complexity theory
  • Continental philosophy
  • Critical thinking principles and methods
  • Global energy sector regulation and management
  • International history
  • Learning and cognitive moral development (experimental)
  • Logic
  • Organizational governance
  • Philosophy (free will, meaning, ethics, community and love)
  • Political and social trends effecting free speech, human rights, and migrations
  • Public policy
  • Social justice theory and praxis
  • Social Science methodology
  • Social theory
  • Transnational public policy learning and transfer (frameworks for implementation and analysis)

Selected Publications:

  • Causality-based policy learning frameworks derived from Russian power sector liberalisation
  • Current developments in Russian power industry restructuring
  • Economic convergence points of Russian, CIS and Asian power markets
  • Electricity production and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Evaluation of electric utility restructuring in the UK
  • Evolution of electric utility restructuring in the UK
  • Power industry reform and congestion management: an international synthesis
  • Status of Electric Sector Reform in Russia and the United Kingdom: A Comparative Analysis of Liberalization Policy Implementation
  • Status of Russian power sector liberalization
  • US electric energy policy