Gerard Boychuk

Gerard Boychuk

Professor

Areas of specialization

American and Canadian Politics

Comparative-Historial Political Development (Canada & US)

Comparative Social Policy

Professor Angela Carter

Angela Carter

Associate Professor | Balsillie School of International Affairs Fellow

Associate Director, Arts First

Areas of specialization

Environmental policy/politics

Political economy

Comparative politics

William Coleman

William Coleman

Professor Emeritus

Areas of specialization

Public policy,

Globalization studies,

Global Governance,

Politics of Indigenous Peoples

Andrew Cooper

Andrew Cooper

Professor | Associate Senior Fellow, Centre for Global Cooperation Research

Areas of specialization

Conventional & unconventional forms of international diplomacy;

National perspectives on global governance and rising powers, middle powers, small states;

Canadian & comparative foreign policy;

International political economy

Anna Drake.

Anna Drake

Assistant Professor

Areas of specialization

Political theory (Contemporary Political Philosophy, Democratic Theory, Rights & Justice)

Gender & Politics (Feminist Theory, Justice & Gender)

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Anna Esselment

Associate Professor | Acting Director, MPS

Areas of specialization

Intergovernmental relations,

Campaigns and elections,

Canadian institutions,

Canadian politics,

Provincial politics,

Political parties,

Political marketing

Jasmin Habib

Jasmin Habib

Associate Professor | Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies | Director of the PhD in Global Governance

Director, Global Engagement Seminar Program

Areas of specialization

Migration

Conflict and Security

Research Methodologies

Indigenous Peoples

Background

BA (Trent); MA (Notre Dame); PhD (McMaster)

Eric Helleiner

Eric Helleiner

Professor

Areas of specialization

International political economy,

International money and finance,

History of political economy

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Daniel Henstra

Associate Professor | Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Areas of specialization: public administration; public policy; local government; federalism and multilevel governance

Jingjing Huo.

Jingjing Huo

Associate Professor

Areas of specialization

Political economy,

Political parties,

Research methods

John Jaworsky

John Jaworsky

Professor Emeritus

Areas of specialization

Politics in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe;

Politics of nationalism and ethnicity;

Comparative public administration

Ashok Kapur.

Ashok Kapur

Distinguished professor emeritus | Adjunct professor

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Veronica Kitchen

Associate Professor

Areas of specialization

Security studies (critical security studies, feminist security studies) National security Counter-terrorism International Relations Canada-US relations

Emmett Macfarlane

Emmett Macfarlane

Associate Professor | Associate Chair, Graduate Studies

Areas of specialization

Canadian Politics,

Public Policy,

The Supreme Court of Canada,

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms,

Parliament,

Constitutional Law

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Bessma Momani

Professor

Areas of specialization

International financial institutions,

Middle East Politics and Economics,

International Affairs,

Diversity and Populism

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Mariam Mufti

Assistant Professor | Balsillie School of International Affairs Fellow

Areas of specialization

Politics of South Asia

Hybrid regimes

Democratization

Party politics; candidate-selection

Comparative politics

John Ravenhill

John Ravenhill

Professor | Chair, Political Science

Areas of Specialization

International Political Economy,

Production and Trade,

Regionalism,

Economics and Security

Horatiu Rus.

Horatiu Rus

Associate Professor

Areas of specialization

International trade,

Environmental & natural resource economics,

International development,

Political economy

Hongying Wang.

Hongying Wang

Associate Professor

Areas of specialization

Chinese politics,

International relations,

Political economy

David Welch.

David Welch

University Professor

Areas of specialization

International relations,

International security

Heather Whiteside

Heather Whiteside

Assistant Professor | Balsillie School of International Affairs Fellow

Areas of Specialization

Political Economy

Public Policy

Robert Williams

Robert J. Williams

Professor Emeritus

Areas of specialization

Canadian municipal government & politics

Ontario provincial politics

Public policy for the arts and culture

Alexander Lanoszka

Alexander Lanoszka

Assistant Professor

Areas of Specialization

International security

Alliance politics

Theories of war

European security  

Michelle Vello

Michelle Vello

Alumni Profile | Michelle Vello

I graduated with my MA (Poli Sci) from UWaterloo in 2017 and recently began working as a Policy Analyst with the Department of Natural Resources (NRCan) in Ottawa. I am a part of their accelerated development program, the Policy Analyst and Recruitment Development Program (PARDP), which recruits new MA and PhD graduates from all over Canada and the world.

Christopher Bennett

Christopher Bennett

Arts First Lecturer

Areas of Specialization

Contemporary political theory

Environmental ethics and climate justice

History of ideas

    

Kazim Habib

Kazim Habib

Alumni Profile | Kazim Habib

My Political Science education at the University of Waterloo is a big part of how I got to work in Canadian politics. By studying at Waterloo, I experienced politics firsthand as part of my co-op terms and applied the classroom discussions we regularly had in student life and in the workplace.

Alumna Sarah Howard

Sarah Howard

Alumni Profile | Sarah Howard

My first position following graduation (Professional Skills Communications and Events Specialist) and my current role (Graduate Student Experience Specialist) may seem an unconventional career trajectory following a Master of Arts in Political Science; however, the skills and experiences provided to me during my MA were crucial in both securing and succeeding in these rewarding and intellectually engaging positions.  

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Alana Cattapan

Assistant Professor

Areas of Specialization

Gender and public policy Reproductive justice Public engagement Community-engaged research Health policy and biotechnology Canadian politics
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Bridget King

Alumni Profile | Bridget King

1)      What are some of the key things you learned in your Political Science major that helped prepare you for the job you have now?

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