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    Putting the Pieces of World Politics Together:

    Putting the Pieces of World Politics Together

  • Laura Stephenson holding a sign saying what shapes your political views

    How Social Structures Influence Voters: Associate Professor Laura Stephenson

  • Radoslav Dimitrov at UN Climate Change Conference

    Negotiating a UN climate change treaty: Associate Professor Radoslav Dimitrov

  • Don Abelson with Northern Lights Book Cover

    Professor Don Abelson: Shines a Light on Canadian Think Tanks

  • Dan Bousfield awarded 2017 Marilyn Robinson Award for Teaching

Department News

Professors Dick and Alcantara - New Publication
Professors Caroline Dick and Christopher Alcantara have published a new paper in the Canadian Journal of Law and Society called "Decolonization in a Digital Age: Cryptocurrencies and Indigenous Self-Determination in Canada". [Read More]

Professor Taylor - SSHRC Insight Development Grant Awarded
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has funded a collaborative project on the process and politics of planning for resilience in Canadian cities. [Read More]

Professor Alcantara - APSA Book Award
Negotiating the Deal by Professor Christopher Alcantara has been awarded the American Political Science Association's S.M. Lipset Best Book Award for 2017. [Read More]

Michael Dietrich - Dissertation Defense
Michael Dietrich - Dissertation Defense Michael Dietrich successfully completed his PhD, "Historical Institutionalism and the Politics of a Knowledge Economy", supervised by Professor Adam Harmes. Congratulations Michael! [Read More]

Professors Spicer, McGregor, and Alcantara - New Publication
Drs. Zac Spicer, Michael McGregor and Christopher Alcantara have published a new article entitled "Political Opportunity Structures and the Representation of Women and Visible Minorities in Municipal Elections". [Read More]

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