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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. Aug. 8, 2018Our new PSCI Professor receives an award

    Professor Alexander Lanoszka, is the recipient of the Marvin Gelber Prize for his 2017 essay titled "From Ottawa to Riga: Three Tensions in Canadian Defence Policy". The prize is awarded for the best article written by a junior scholar each year in the International Journal. Congratulations!

  2. July 20, 2018Check out the latest faculty publicationPolicy Change Cover

    Professor Macfarlane’s edited book: Policy Change, Courts, and the Canadian Constitution aims to further our understanding of judicial policy impact and the role of the courts in shaping policy change.

  3. June 12, 2018Our special visitorDalton McGuinty lectures a class at Uwaterloo

    Former Premier Dalton McGuinty visited the Department of Political Science yesterday and gave a guest lecture on leadership to the PSCI 373 Parties, Elections, and Political Marketing class.  The students thought the talk was fabulous, and they posed interesting and insightful questions.  We are very thankful to Premier McGuinty for being so generous with his time.

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