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 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]

Professor Narain - Awarded 
Professor Nigmendra Narain awarded the 2017 Western University Residence Life Teaching Award of Excellence. Congratulations! [Read More]

Professor Quinn - Named Fellow of Western's Africa Institute
Professor Joanna Quinn has been named a Fellow of Western’s Africa Institute, in recognition of her substantial contributions to The Africa Institution and to research, knowledge translation, and knowledge dissemination. Congratulations! [Read More]

Friderike Spang - Dissertation Defense
Friderike Spang successfully completed her PhD, "Dealing with Disagreement: Towards a Conception of Feasible Compromise”, supervised by Professor Richard Vernon and Professor Charles Jones. Congratulations Rike!

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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.