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Congratulations to Dr. Karen Bird on winning the Jill Vickers Prize!

Jul 23, 2015

Peter Graefe Presenting on Municipal Election Reform

Graefe is the invited speaker at Hamilton Ward 3 Councillor Matthew Green's Second Town Hall on Electoral Reform.

Jun 25, 2015

How could the California drought impact Canada?

Water policy expert Dustin Garrick says Canadians will not be immune to the effects of the drought in California.

Jun 19, 2015

April 30th RIPS: Finance, Labour and Money

Join us on Thursday April 30, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732 as Doctoral Candidates report on their fieldwork.

Apr 30, 2015

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Clarke Prizes in Advocacy and Active Citizenship

On Tuesday April 28, 2015, undergraduate Political Science students competed for the inaugural Clarke Prizes in Advocacy and Active Citizenship.

Apr 28, 2015

Dr. Karen Bird's work has been short-listed as one of three papers for the Jill Vickers Prize

This prize is awarded to the author of the best paper on 'gender politics' presented at the conference of the Canadian Political Science Association. Karen's paper titled "Challenges to Intersectional Inclusion: Institutional Dynamics of Ethnic Quotas and their Impact on Ethnic Minority Women" is nominated.

Apr 27, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS to Samantha Jackson, PhD Candidate

McMaster Political Science PhD Candidate Awarded SSHRC Vanier CGS

Apr 26, 2015

Attention: Undergraduate Students

Don't miss Spring/Summer Enrolment. Seats are still available Please contact the Department if you experience difficulty enrolling in a class.

Apr 25, 2015


Honours 4th year students Zaynab Al Waadh and Romita Sur were recently awarded the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards for young women.

Apr 17, 2015

Two Students nominated for prestigious YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

The Department of Political Science is proud to have two of its students nominated for the prestigious YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Apr 10, 2015

Opinion published by Dr. Dustin Garrick in the Globe and Mail

What the California Drought Means for Canadians April 7, 2015

Apr 07, 2015

March 19th RIPS: Where Did All The Baby Bottles Go? The Politics of Canada's Regulation on BPA

Join us on Thursday March 19, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732

Mar 19, 2015

Join us for a Public Talk on March 16 on Conceding To Thrive: Asia's Path to Democracy and Lessons for China

All are welcome to a Public Talk on Conceding to Thrive: Asia's Path to Democracy and Lessons for China

Mar 16, 2015

Austerity Roundtable

Join the Austerity Research Group on Wednesday March 11th, 2015 at 2.30pm in KTH-503

Mar 11, 2015

Election Watch column co-authored by Inder S. Marwah published in New Canadian Media

Election Watch is a series of columns evaluating the impact of new Canadian voters on the 2015 federal election co-authoredby Inder S. Marwah, Stephen E. White, and Phil Triadafilopoulos.

Mar 11, 2015

(AWSM) Lecture featuring OLIVIA CHOW

The second Academic Women's Success & Mentorship (AWSM) Lecture featuring OLIVIA CHOW will be held on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 3:30pm in Convocation Hall.

Feb 05, 2015

CONFERENCE: Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy 4

Dates and Times: Monday, February 2nd, 1 pm to 5.15pm and Tuesday, February 3rd 9.00 am to 5.15 pm. Location: CIBC Hall ( MUSC)

Feb 02, 2015

January 29th RIPS: Mid-Size Cities in North America and the Crisis of Global Industrial Restructuring

Join us on Thursday January 29, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732

Jan 29, 2015

Book Launch, January 29th

Orchestrating Austerity:Impacts and Resistance

Jan 29, 2015

Calling all Undergraduate Political Science Students

To be need a strong voice.

Jan 07, 2015