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Fall/Winter Courses

2016-17 Courses

Core Courses

Outlines Title Instructor Location and Time
9501A MA Scope & Methods in Political Science C. Anderson SSC 4255
TH 9:30-11:30
9502A PhD Scope & Methods in Political Science L. Stephenson SSC 4103
TH 9:30-11:30
9503A Political Theory I C. Jones SC 4112
M 10:30-12:30
9504B Political Theory II R. Vernon SSC 4112
M 10:30-12:30
9511A International Relations I A. Harmes SSC 4103
T 12:30-2:30
9512B International Relations II D. Bousfield SSC 4255
T 12:30-2:30
9523A (PA9901A) Advanced Local Government A. Sancton SSC 4255
W 4:00-6:00
9524B (PA9902B) Policy Process in Local Government M. Horak SSC 4255
W 4:00-6:00
9531A Canadian Politics: Institutions C. Alcantara SSC 4105
W 9:30-11:30
9532B Canadian Politics: Society L. Stephenson SSC 4105
W 9:30-11:30
9566A Comparative Politics I B. Morrison SSC 4103
TH 1:30-3:30
9567B Comparative Politics II A. Perez SSC 4103
TH 1:30-3:30
9591B Quantitative Methods in Political Science D. Armstrong SSC 4105
TH 9:30-12:30

Special Topics

Each year the Department offers a range of specialized seminars spread across the subfields within the discipline. Space in these courses may be limited to 5 graduate students.

Outlines Title Instructor Location and Time
9710B (4406G) The European Welfare State
(Comp, IR)
B. Morrison SSC 4105
W 3:30-5:30
9712A (4402F) Diplomacy and International Negotiations
(IR)
R. Dimitrov SSC 4255
T 9:30-11:30
9714B (4501G) Multilevel Governance
(Cdn, IR, Comp)
C. Alcantara SSC 4105
M 11:30-1:30
9738B (4409G) US and the Middle East
(IR, Comp)
S. Mansur SSC 4105
T 2:30-4:30
9739A (4408F) International Security (Global Security)
(IR, Comp)
R. Dimitrov SSC 4255
M 1:30-3:30
9746A (4201F) UN Issues
(IR, Comp)
D. Bousfield SSC 4255
M 3:30-5:30
9751B (TJ9501B) Transitional Justice
(IR, Comp)
J. Quinn LWH 1218
W 12:30-3:30
9754B (4401G) American Foreign Policy
(IR, Comp)
D. Abelson SSC 4112
T 9:30-11:30
9756B (4204G) Politics of Race
Cdn, Comp)
C. Dick SSC 4105
W 11:30-1:30
9758A (4203F) Social Diversity, Gender and the Law
(Cdn, Comp)
C. Dick SSC 4105
T 11:30-1:30
9759A (4403F) War on Terror
(IR)
N. Biswas Mellamphy SSC 4112
W 1:30-3:30
9760A (4205F) Cognitive Dimensions Politics
(Comp)
A. Perez SSC 4105
M 11:30-1:30
9762B (4206G) Theories of Global Justice
(Theory, Comp, IR)
R. Vernon SSC 4112
TH 11:30-1:30
9766A (4512F) Comparative Global Corruption
(Comp, IR)
B. Morrison SSC 4103
W 11:30-1:30
9767B (4209G) Political Strategy and Communication
(Cdn, Comp, IR)
R. Leone SSC 4112
TH 3:30-5:30

2015-16 Courses

Core Courses

Outlines Title Instructor Location and Time
9501A MA Scope & Methods in Political Science C. Anderson SSC 4255
TH 9:30-11:30
9502A PhD Scope & Methods in Political Science L. Stephenson SSC 4103
TH 9:30-11:30
9503A Political Theory I C. Jones SC 4112
M 10:30-12:30
9504B Political Theory II R. Vernon SSC 4112
M 10:30-12:30
9511A International Relations I E. Simpson SSC 4105
T 12:30-2:30
9512B International Relations II R. Dimitrov SSC 4105
T 12:30-2:30
9523A (PA9901A) Advanced Local Government J. Lyons SSC 4255
W 4:30-6:30
9524B (PA9902B) Policy Process in Local Government Z. Taylor SSC 4255
W 4:30-6:30
9531B Canadian Politics: Institutions C. de Clercy SSC 4105
W 10:30-12:30
9532A Canadian Politics: Society L. Stephenson SSC 4105
W 9:30-11:30
9566A Comparative Politics I B. Morrison SSC 4103
TH 3:30-5:30
9567B Comparative Politics II A. Perez SSC 4103
TH 3:30-5:30

Special Topics

Each year the Department offers a range of specialized seminars spread across the subfields within the discipline. Space in these courses may be limited to 5 graduate students.

Outlines Title Instructor Location and Time
9710B (4406G) The European Welfare State
(Comp, IR)
B. Morrison SSC 4105
W 3:30-5:30
9712A  (4402F) Diplomacy and International Negotiations
(IR)
R. Dimitrov SSC 4255
T 9:30-11:30
9713B (4404G) Globalization and National Sovereignty
(Comp, IR)
J. Mustapha SSC 4105
TH 1:30-3:30
9714A  (4501F) Multilevel Governance
(Cdn, IR, Comp)
A. Sancton SSC 4103
M 11:30-1:30
9716B (4207G) Theories of Democracy
(Theory, Comp, Cdn)
R. Vandewetering SSC 4105
T 9:30 - 11:30
9723A  (4426F) Genocide
(IR, Comp)
J. Quinn SSC 4255
W 1:30-3:30
9738B (4409G) US and the Middle East
(IR, Comp)
S. Mansur SSC 4103
TH 11:30-1:30
9739A  (4408F) International Security (Global Security)
(IR, Comp)
E. Simpson SSC 4255           F 12:30-2:30
9746B (4201G) UN Issues
(IR, Comp)
D. Bousfield SSC 4255
W 10:30-12:30
9751B (4427G) Transitional Justice
(IR, Comp)
J. Quinn SSC 4255
W 1:30-3:30
9754B  (4401G) American Foreign Policy
(IR, Comp)
D. Abelson SSC 4105
M 1:30-3:30
9756B (4204G) Politics of Race
Cdn, Comp)
C. Dick SSC 4103
M 1:30-3:30
9758A  (4203F) Social Diversity, Gender and the Law
(Cdn, Comp)
C. Dick SSC 4103
T 11:30-1:30
9759B (4403G) War on Terror
(Theory, IR)
N. Biswas Mellamphy SSC 4255
M 11:30-2:30
9760A  (4205F) Cognitive Dimensions of Politics
(Comp, Theory)
A. Perez SSC 4112
W 3:30-5:30
9762A  (4206F) Theories of Global Justice
(Theory, Comp, IR)
R. Vernon SSC 4112
TH 11:30-1:30
9765A  (4411F) Threats to Global Democracy
(comp, IR)
P. Ferguson SSC 4105
M 1:30-3:30
9766A  (4512F) Comparative Political Corruption
(Comp, IR)
B. Morrison SSC 4112
W 12:30-2:30
9767A  (4417F) Political Strategy and Communication
(Cdn, Comp, IR)
A.  Harmes SSC 4105
T 2:30-4:30
9768B (4511G) Global Economic Governance Beyond 2015
(IR, Comp)
E. Hannah SSC 4112
TH 9:30-11:30

2014-15 Courses

Core Courses

Outlines Title Instructor Location and Time
9501A MA Scope & Methods in Political Science C. Anderson SSC 4255
TH 9:30-11:30
9502A PhD Scope & Methods in Political Science L. Stephenson SSC 1003B
TH 9:30-11:30
9503A Political Theory I D. Long SSC 4105
M 10:30-12:30
9504B Political Theory II R. Vernon SSC 4105
M 10:30-12:30
9511A International Relations I E. Simpson SSC 4112
T 12:30-2:30
9512B International Relations II A. Harmes SSC 4112
T 12:30-2:30
9523A (PA9901A) Advanced Local Government J. Lyons SSC 4255
W 4:30-6:30
9524B (PA9902B) Policy Process in Local Government A. Sancton SSC 4255
W 4:30-6:30
9531A Canadian Politics: Institutions C. de Clercy SSC 4105
W 10:30-12:30
9532B Canadian Politics: Society C. Anderson SSC 4103
W 9:30-11:30
9566A Comparative Politics I B. Morrison SSC 4103
TH 3:30-5:30
9567B Comparative Politics II B. Morrison SSC 4103
TH 3:30-5:30

Special Topics

Each year the Department offers a range of specialized seminars spread across the subfields within the discipline. Space in these courses may be limited to 5 graduate students.

Outlines Title Instructor Location and Time
9710B (4406G) The European Welfare State B. Morrison SSC 4105
W 3:30-5:30
9712A  (4402F) Diplomacy and International Negotiations R. Dimitrov SSC 4255
T 9:30-11:30
9713B (4404G) Globalization and National Sovereignty J. Mustapha SSC 4105
TH 1:30-3:30
9714A  (4501F) Multilevel Governance B. Young SSC 4103
M 11:30-1:30
9723A  (4426F) Genocide J. Quinn SSC 4255
W 1:30-3:30
9738B (4409G) US and the Middle East S. Mansur SSC 4103
TH 11:30-1:30
9739A  (4408F) International Security E. Simpson SSC 4112
F 10:30-12:30
9746B (4201G) UN Issues D. Bousfield SSC 4255
W 10:30-12:30
9751B (4427G) Transitional Justice J. Quinn SSC 4255
W 1:30-3:30
9752B (4200G) Political Theory and Modernity D. Long SSC 4112
M 11:30-1:30
9754A  (4401F) American Foreign Policy S. Seligman SH 3355
W 1:30-3:30
9755B (4455G) Gender and the Challenges of Transnational Politics V. Schild SSC 4103
F 9:30-11:30
9756B (4204G) Politics of Race C. Dick SSC 4103
M 1:30-3:30
9757B (4459G) America in Political Thought D. Long SSC 4112
W 12:30-2:30
9758A  (4203F) Social Diversity, Gender and the Law C. Dick SSC 4103
T 11:30-1:30
9759B (4403G) War on Terror N. Biswas Mellamphy SSC 4255
M 11:30-2:30
9760A  (4205F) Cognitive Dimensions of Politics A. Perez SSC 4112
W 3:30-5:30
9762A  (4206F) Theories of Global Justice R. Vernon SSC 4112
TH 11:30-1:30
9765A  (4411F) Threats to Global Democracy P. Ferguson SSC 4105
M 1:30-3:30
9766B (4460G) Media and Politics M. Dyczok SH 3355
W 11:30-1:30
9767B (4456G) Electoral Systems, Legislatures and Government Institutions L. Stephenson SSC 4105
M 1:30-3:30
9785A  (5885F) Law in the Aftermath of War R. Kostal Law School, Rm 206
TH 2:00-4:00 PM

2013-14 Courses

Core Courses

Outlines Title Instructor
9501A MA Scope and Methods in Political Science C. Anderson
9502B PhD Scope and Methods in Political Science L. Stephenson
9503A Political Theory I D. Long
9504B Political Theory II R. Vernon
9511A International Relations I E. Simpson
9512B International Relations II A. Harmes
9523A (PA9901A) Advanced Local Government T. Cobban
9524B (PA9902B) Policy Process in Local Government A. Sancton
9531A Canadian Politics: Institutions C. deClercy
9532B Canadian Politics: Society C. Anderson
9566A Comparative Politics I B. Morrison
9567B Comparative Politics II A. Perez
9591B Introduction to Quantitative Research R. Young

Special Topics Courses

Outlines Title Instructor
9710B (4406G) The European Welfare State B. Morrison
9712B (4457G) Diplomacy and International Negotiations R. Dimitrov
9713B (4404G) Globalization and National Sovereignity J. Mustapha
9716B (4413G) Models of Democracy R. VandeWetering
9723A (4426F) Genocide L. Reidel
9732A (4521F) Justice Past and Future R. Vernon
9736A (4202F) Religion and Politics A. Perez
9739A (4408F) International Security E. Simpson
9744A (4419F) Political Behavior C. Anderson
9746B (4201G) UN Issues D. Bousfield
9751B (4427G) Transitional Justice C. Badescu
9754A (4401F) American Foreign Policy D. Abelson/S. Seligman
9755B (4455G) Gender and the Challenges of Transnational Politics V. Schild
9758A (4203F) Social Diversity, Gender and the Law C. Dick
9759B (4464G) War on Terror N. Biswas Melamphy
9760A (4205F) Cognitive Dimensions of Politics A. Perez
9762B (4206G) Theories of Global Justice R. Vernon/C. Jones
9765B (4411G) Threats to Global Democracy P. Ferguson
9766B (4460G) Media and Politics M. Dyczok
9767B (4456G) Electoral Systems, Legislatures and Government Institutions L. Stephenson

2012-13 Courses

Core Courses

Outlines Title Instructor
9501A MA Scope and Methods in Political Science L. Stephenson
9502B PhD Scope and Methods in Political Science C. de Clercy
9503A Political Theory I R. Vernon
9504B Political Theory II D. Long
9511A International Relations I E. Simpson
9512B International Relations II A. Harmes
9523A (PA9901A) Advanced Local Government T. Cobban
9524B (PA9902B) Policy Process in Local Government A. Sancton
9531A Canadian Politics: Institutions C. deClercy
9532B Canadian Politics: Society R. Young
9566A Comparative Politics I P. Ferguson
9567B Comparative Politics II A. Perez

Special Topics Courses

Outlines Title Instructor
9710B (4406G) The European Welfare State B. Morrison
9712B (4457G) Diplomacy and International Negotiations R. Dimitrov
9716B (4413G) Models of Democracy R. VandeWetering
9723A (4426F) Genocide J. Quinn
9736A (4202F) Religion and Politics A. Perez
9739A (4408F) International Security E. Simpson
9746B (4201G) UN Issues D. Bousfield
9749E (4405E) Legislative Politics M. Westmacott
9751B (4427G) Transitional Justice J. Quinn
9754B (4401G) American Foreign Policy J. Mustapha
9755B (4455G) Gender and the Challenges of Transnational Politics V. Schild
9756A (4204F) Politics of Race C. Dick
9757A (4459F) 'America' in Political Thought D. Long
9760A (4414F) Cognitive Dimensions of Politics A. Perez
9762B (4463G) Theories of Global Justice R. Vernon/C. Jones
9764A (4417F) Economic and Humanitarian Interventions J. Trisko Darden
9765B (4411G) Threats to Global Democracy P. Ferguson