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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

  • Richard Vernon

    Thinking About Citizenship, and Beyond: Professor Richard Vernon

  • Joanna Quinn with three woman and a child from Uganda

    Taking a Human Approach to Human Rights, Truth and Reconciliation: Associate Professor Joanna Quinn

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Political Science Masters Students Receive Graduate Student Teaching Awards

Political Science Masters students, Nicole McMahon and Kevin McPhillips each received a Graduate Student Teaching Award on May 21, 2015. Nicole and Kevin stood out for the positive impact they have had on students [Read More].

Dr. Erika Simpson - Opinion Column
Interning in Disaster

Nicholas DiClemente, graduate of Western Political Science (MA'12) is working in Kathmandu, Nepal as an intern for the United Nations. Since the first earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, 2015, he has been learning first-hand how quickly peace and security can be lost [Read More].

Dr. Laura Stephenson - New Book,
Fighting For Votes: Parties, the Media and Voters in an Ontario Election

Elections are not just about who casts ballots - they reflect the citizens, parties, media, and history of an electorate.  Fighting For Votes examines how these factors interacted during a recent Ontario election.  The result is a sophisticated analysis of how parties influence voters in an era where [Read More].

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