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With three central strengths - Politics & Business, Global Studies, and Public Policy & Administration - Political Science at Waterloo offers innovative specializations and career relevant minors that explore Ideas for Changing the World.

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  1. May 3, 2017Prof. Eric Helleiner awarded a 2017 Killam Research Fellowship

    Prof. Eric Helleiner is one of six 2017 recipients of the prestigious Killam Research Fellowship valued at $70,000 per year for 2 years. During this time Prof. Helleiner will pursue groundbreaking research on "Globalizing the Classical Foundations of International Political Economy".

  2. Nov. 29, 2017 Master of Public Service program celebrates new spaceMaster of public service grand opening celebration

    The Department of Political Science is thrilled to celebrate the return of the Master of Public Service (MPS) program to the main campus of the University of Waterloo. Steve Orsini, Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council gave the keynote address on Friday, November 24, 2017  during the formal grand opening of the program's new space.

    The MPS program can now be found in East Campus 5. 

  3. Mar. 29, 2017The PSCI Department hosts 5th Annual Book LaunchBook Launch event poster.

    The Department of Political Science hosted the 5th Annual Book Launch celebrating this year's 6 faculty publications from:

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