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Dr. Eugenie Samier

Eugenie A. Samier’s research concentrates on administrative philosophy and theory, interdisciplinary foundations and theories of administration, and comparative international educational administration, contributing also to public administration and management studies. She has been a guest researcher, lecturer and visiting professor at a number of universities in Europe, North America and the Arabian Gulf. Her publications include book chapters and articles on many aspects of organisation studies, administration, policy, leadership and research approaches, using primarily a humanistic framework, focussing on context, ethics, and psycho-social factors, more recently postcolonial critiques and Islamic principles, values and practices. She has published several collections with Routledge and Springer, and has contributed to handbooks, and serves on the boards of several journals. She also worked as a public sector consultant for a number of years on a broad variety of projects including legislation development

Doctorate, University of Victoria, Canada
Current or most recent Employer


University of Strathclyde
Time in Post - 3

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates,

Disciplinary or professional background

Civil service, Education, Humanities, Government, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy, Sociology

Contact Info


University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Public Profiles;

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Governance (National) ( 10 years )

Governance (Local Governance and Decentralization) ( 2 years )

Public Policy ( 25 years )

Education policy ( 25 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Governance (National)

Governance (Local & Decentralization)

Education policy

Economic development

Conflict & Security


Academic publications
I have dozens of publications, including several books; many can be accessed on reesarchgate and

Academic conferences
I have presented at many in the last 25 years, including guest lectureships - too many to list here

Policy Reports
I cannot provide these - they were done in consultancy to government.

Consultancy Reports
They cannot be made available. These are confidential reports