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

Milestones of our Graduates – Dr. Vine Employed as Deputy Treasurer
Ph.D. graduate Timothy Vine will be working with the City of Elliott Lake as Deputy Treasurer, helping the city negotiate the purchase of Crown land, while respecting neighbouring Indigenous communities. Congratulations! [Read More]


Professor Taylor - Task Force Proposes Reforms to Toronto City Governance 
Last Fall, Professor Zack Taylor was appointed to a task force organized by University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance, and its final report, A Practical Blueprint for Change, has now been released. [Read More]


Milestones of our Graduates – Dr. Harrington Appointed as Assistant Professor
We are pleased to announce Dr. Cameron Harrington (PhD 2014) will join the School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University as an Assistant Professor. Congratulations! [Read More]


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]


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