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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.

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  1. 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.

  2. June 4, 2018Professor Dan Henstra featured in Water Research newsletter

    The latest newsletter published by the Water Institute of the University of Waterloo includes an article written by our own Professor Dan Henstra.

  3. May 31, 2018Chiefs of Staff panel at 2018 CPSA conferenceDr. Anna Esselment moderates Chiefs of Staff panel

    Dr. Emmett Macfarlane organized a fantastic panel of current and former Chiefs of Staff for the CPSA meetings in Regina, Saskatchewan.  Dr. Anna Esselment moderated the panel, which included (from left) Katie Telford (current Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau), Judy Samuelson (former Chief of Staff to Saskatchewan Premier Roy Romanow), and Dr. Ian Brodie (former Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper).  Panel was held on May 31st, 2018.

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