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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 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]


Professors Horak and Sancton – New Publication
Professors Martin Horak and Andrew Sancton along with researchers Rachna Goswami and Umera Ali, have recently published a new guide entitled Municipal Resource Guide to Leading Practices in Cost Savings. [Read More]


Percy Sherwood – Teaching Assistant Award
Congratulations to MA Student, Percy Sherwood, who has recently been awarded a Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award. [Read More]


Jane Kovarikova – Recent Articles
PhD Candidate, Jane Kovarikova, recently featured in the Western News and Toronto Star, recommending Ontario adopts outcome-driven, or evidence-based, child-welfare system. [Read More]


Jerald Sabin - Shortlisted for CPSA Prize
Dr. Jerald Sabin, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, has been shortlisted for the CPSA Jill Vickers Prize for co-authored paper entitled “Competing Masculinities and Political Campaigns.” [Read More]


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