Welcome to Political Science

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.

Don't forget to check out our faculty in the media and recent faculty publications to stay up-to-date with the latest research the Political Science department is doing.

  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. 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:

  3. Mar. 22, 2017Professor Esselment participates in the UW Beyond 60 Lecture Series hosted at the Kitchener Public LibraryProf. Esselment speaking and presenting infront of audience.

    Prof. Anna Esselment joined Prof. Danisch (Speech Communication) and Prof. DeVidi (Philosophy) at the KPL on March 16th for a panel discussion on "Post-truth. Fake News. Alternative facts." as part of the University of Waterloo's Beyond 60 Community Lecture Series.

Read all news