Western University Political ScienceFaculty of Social Science
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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

Professor Abelson - New Book
Professor Don Abelson's book, Northern Lights: Exploring Canada's Thing Tank Landscape, has been translated into Simplified Chinese. [Read More]

Professor Quinn - Named RSC President-Elect 
Congratulations to Professor Joanna Quinn, who has been named President-Elect of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. [Read More]

Dr. Jerald Sabin - New Publication
Dr. Jerald Sabin, SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellow in Political Science, released published a peer-reviewed study with the Institute for Research on Public Policy entitled: "A Federation within a Federation? Devolution and Indigenous Government in the Northwest Territories." [Read More]

Professor Dimitrov - Live from Bonn, Germany
Professor Radoslav Dimitrov is attending the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, representing Bulgaria and the European Union. [Read More]

Professor Quinn - Reconciliation @ 150 Presentation
Professor Joanna Quinn and some of Western’s other members of the College of the Royal Society of Canada presented their research on “Reconciliation @ 150” as part of the College’s Wave event on Saturday, October 28. [Read More]

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Award Winning

A complete listing of teaching and research awards bestowed upon Political Science faculty members.


Meet current students and graduates and learn what they have to say about our Program and Western.

Faculty Publications

A complete listing of Books published by Political Science faculty members.

Possible Careers

Career options for our graduates and campus resources for finding your path.