Department News

Professor Alcantara - New Publication
Professor Christopher Alcantara has published a new paper entitled "Diversifying Methodologies: A Haudenosaunee/Settler Approach for Measuring Indigenous-Local Intergovernmental Success" with former postdoctoral fellow Ian Kalman (Fulbright University Vietnam), which proposes a unique approach to studying Indigenous - settler political relationships. [Read More]


Professor Dyczok - Presentations
Professor Marta Dyczok was invited to appear before the Canadian Senate Committee on Global Affairs and International Trade on May 9 to speak about the recent Presidential Elections in Ukraine and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto on May 7 on the panel, "What Does the Election of Volodymyr Zelensky Mean For Ukraine.” [Read More]


Professor Alcantara - New Publication
Professor Christopher Alcantara has published a new paper entitled "Indigenous Multilevel Governance and Power Relations" with former SSHRC postdoctoral fellow Michael Morden (now Research Director at Samara), which examines the concept of multilevel governance as it relates to Indigenous politics in settler countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. [Read More]


Political Science Welcomes New Chair Matthew Lebo
This coming August, we will welcome Matthew Lebo as a professor and as the new Department chair. In coming to Western, Lebo returns to his roots, as he originally started his undergraduate studies at Western, and then completed his BA and MA at the University of Toronto. He completed his PhD at the University of North Texas. We look forward to his arrival! [Read More]


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