Drs. Michelle Dion (Political Science) and Chelsea Gabel (Health, Aging, and Society) have been awarded one of 28 Knowledge Synthesis Grants as part of SSHRC's Imagining Canada's Future initiative. The funding announcement was made by Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science in Ottawa.
Mar 21, 2017
The Department of Political Science's Dr. Katherine Boothe appeared on the CTV National News on March 17 to discuss the policy implications of an expensive new drug for lowering cholesterol.
Mar 21, 2017
The Department of Political Science's Dr. Netina Tan will be speaking at a round table discussion on "Government for the People" focusing on the development of populism outside of North America and Western Europe
Mar 15, 2017
Level IV Honours Political Science student, James Ankers, has been awarded the McMaster University Summer Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) for his proposed project on "Party System Institutionalization in Southeast Asia".
Mar 07, 2017
Dr. David B. McDonald, March 9 - Whose reconciliation? Conflating Liberal Multiculturalism and Civil Rights Frames on the Road to Transformative Reconciliation in Canada. Co-hosted by the Indigenous Studies Program & Department of Political Science
Feb 27, 2017
Fourth-year Political Science student, Galindo tells his story of starting a new life in Canada.
Feb 13, 2017
Chukky Ibe, to serve 2017-2018 term
Feb 03, 2017
Global National News interviewed Peter Graefe (Political Science) about the federal government's decision to abandon its campaign promise of electoral reform.
Feb 02, 2017
The Political Science Department's professor Henry Jacek discusses the Liberals strategy for reponding to Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary in a recent article on CityNews.ca
Jan 24, 2017
Sixth Annual Graduate Conference on the Internationalization of Public Policy, Feb. 6 to7, 2017 at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario
Jan 13, 2017
PhD student Liam Midzain-Gobin was awarded $105,000 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to research the effects of data collection on indigenous communities
Dec 13, 2016
Peter Grafe of McMaster's Political Science Department was interviewed on CTV News about the Liberal government’s increasingly ambiguous stance on electoral reform continued Monday with the launch of an online survey that has already sparked intense backlash on social media.
Dec 05, 2016
Join the Political Science department for an unusual panel format: each speaker gets 90 seconds, leaving plenty of time for audience participation! Nov. 30, 3:45 -5:45pm, L.R.Wilson 1003
Nov 22, 2016
Racism, Resistance and Strategies for Building Alliances in the World of Trump, Teach-in, Wednesday, November 16, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Convocation Hall in University Hall, Room 212
Nov 14, 2016
A recently released book by Political Science's Oldrich Bubak has made its Asian debut in November, 2016.
Nov 10, 2016
The McMaster University Facebook page will be hosting a LIVE, Post Election Q & A, Nov. 9 at 1pm.
Nov 08, 2016
Kelsey Leonard, Doctoral Candidate in Social Policy, awarded 2016 Sherman Graduate Fellowship
Nov 02, 2016
The Department of Political Science and Dr. Henry Jacek are hosting a panel discussion of the upcoming American presidential election.
Oct 27, 2016
The Mexico-Canada border: Extraterritorial border control and the production of “economic refugees”, Dr. Julie E. E. Young, SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in KTH B107
Oct 19, 2016
The objective of this project is to move beyond 'one size fits all' accounts of austerity and to provide a more nuanced account of the variety which this broad policy label encompasses, together with interpretation of how varieties of austerity are constituted, and why that matters.
Oct 05, 2016
Dr. Netina Tan's research into electoral integrity will be supported by a multi-year SSHRC Insight Development Grant.
Sep 27, 2016