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.

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  1. Sep. 24, 2018Read Dr. Lanoszka's article published in Defense OneSoldiers working

    Dr. Alexander Lanoszka, our newest professor, co-wrote an interesting article with Michael Hunzeker which has been published in Defense One, an Atlantic Media blog on defence and foreign policy.

  2. Aug. 27, 2018Remembering Alan CairnsAlan Cairns

    Alan Cairns, an adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science at Waterloo, passed away August 27 at the age of 88.

  3. 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!

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