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Monday, April 9, 2018

PSCI co-op student honoured

The University of Waterloo honoured several students with the Co-op Student of the Year Awards. These are provided annually to students for their contributions to their employers, communities and the development of co-operative education.

Our own Darya Berezhnova received an honourable mention for Waterloo’s awards this year. Congratulations!

Friday, March 9, 2018

MPS Visits Ottawa

Master of Public Service students in Ottawa

MPS Visits Ottawa

Twenty-two MPS students made their way to Ottawa on February 22 to participate in a policy jam session graciously hosted by the Treasury Board of Canada, and Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Provincial Election discussion with the profs

Political Science Student Association group discussion

Professors Esselment and Macfarlane enjoy an evening with the UW PSSA talking about the PC leadership and the upcoming Ontario election!  Lots of great questions and interesting discussions.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Dr. Esselment meets Ontario Legislative Interns

Dr. Esselment and Ontario Legislative interns

On March 2 Dr. Esselment travelled to Toronto to meet with this year’s cohort of Ontario Legislative Interns to talk about political communications and the rise of the permanent campaign.  As usual, the interns had great questions and the discussion was thoroughly enjoyable.  These smart young people will certainly make their mark in the world.  Dr. Esselment was especially happy to see intern Matthew Klassen, one of her former students at UW PSCI!

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Call for submissions: UW Global Affairs Journal

Global Affairs journal call for submissions

UW Global Affairs Association is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 2nd edition of our journal. Acceptable works include: student articles, op-eds, essays, or another work that highlights global issues. Submissions will be accepted from all disciplines.

The deadline to submit your work for consideration is Monday, March 26.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

UW Global Affairs Association is hiring!


Join the UW Global Affairs team!

We are seeking Executives for the Spring 2018 term, positions available include: Association Coordinator (two positions open), Communications Director, Finance Director, and Social Director.

Interested candidates should submit their application for consideration to Applications are due March 23, by 11:59 PM.

Applications must include:

Friday, February 9, 2018

Submission Call: Inquiry & Insight 2018 | Shifting Power in the 21st Century

United Nations flags

University of Waterloo’s Political Science Graduate Student journal, Insight & Inquiry, is accepting submissions for its 10th volume. This year’s theme is “Shifting Power in the 21st Century”.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Master of Public Service program celebrates new space

Master of public service grand opening celebration

The Department of Political Science is thrilled to celebrate the return of the Master of Public Service (MPS) program to the main campus of the University of Waterloo. Steve Orsini, Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council gave the keynote address on Friday, November 24, 2017  during the formal grand opening of the program's new space.

The MPS program can now be found in East Campus 5. 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Prof. Eric Helleiner awarded a 2017 Killam Research Fellowship

Prof. Eric Helleiner is one of six 2017 recipients of the prestigious Killam Research Fellowship valued at $70,000 per year for 2 years. During this time Prof. Helleiner will pursue groundbreaking research on "Globalizing the Classical Foundations of International Political Economy".

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