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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.

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  1. Apr. 25, 2019Prof. Momani links culturally inclusive teams to an increase in revenue and productivityBessma Momani profile picture.

    Diversity is good for business

    At a time when global migration is at a record high, Prof. Momani, is examining the impact of immigration on the bottom lines of Canadian businesses. Her research shows that across all sectors in Canada, a 1% increase in workforce diversity corresponds to an average increase of 2.4% increase in revenue and a 0.5% increase in productivity. Momani explores how Canada is uniquely positioned to harness the benefits of immigration, a benefit that she has named Canada’s diversity dividend.

  2. Apr. 5, 2019Dr. Esselment moderates panel on “#MeToo and Parliament” in Ottawa Judy presenting infront of panel (with a photo from her uWaterloo days).

  3. Apr. 4, 2019Professor Cooper is the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Diplomatic Studies Section, International Studies AssociationAndy Cooper profile picture.

    As the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Diplomatic Studies Section, International Studies Association, Prof. Cooper accepted the award at a special panel at the Toronto 2019 ISA conference: Thursday March 28, TD14: 4-5:45 pm, Sheraton Centre. 

    Panel Participants:

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