Welcome to Political Science

With four central strengths - Canadian Politics, Global Politics, Politics & Business, 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 Political Science Newsletter and recent faculty publications to stay up-to-date with what the Political Science department is doing.

  1. Nov. 21, 2019The Populist Challenge and the Domestic Turn in Diplomacy

    Professor Andrew Cooper discusses populism, and the domestic turn in diplomacy, in his latest blog post for the Hague Journal of Diplomacy. You can read the full post here.

  2. Nov. 20, 2019Political Science MA information session!
    graphic poster advertising MA information session

    Curious what it is like to be an MA student in the Department of Political Science? Wondering what you need for your application to the University of Waterloo? We are happy to answer your questions about all things graduate in the Department. Light refreshments will be provided.

    Applications for Fall 2020 are due February 1! 

  3. Oct. 4, 2019ARTS 490 Winter 2020 course will tackle the future of nature
    photo of oil sands by Edward Burtynsky

    Now in its third year, the Global Engagement Seminar for senior undergraduates in all six faculties will focus on the theme “The Future of Nature” this winter term, and will feature acclaimed climate photographer Edward Burtynsky as mentor.

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