Western University Political ScienceFaculty of Social Science
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    Putting the Pieces of World Politics Together:

    Putting the Pieces of World Politics Together

  • Laura Stephenson holding a sign saying what shapes your political views

    How Social Structures Influence Voters: Associate Professor Laura Stephenson

  • Radoslav Dimitrov at UN Climate Change Conference

    Negotiating a UN climate change treaty: Associate Professor Radoslav Dimitrov

  • Don Abelson with Northern Lights Book Cover

    Professor Don Abelson: Shines a Light on Canadian Think Tanks

  • Dan Bousfield awarded 2017 Marilyn Robinson Award for Teaching

Department News

City of Sarnia and Local Government Program Partnership
Local Government students are working to solve pressing policy and administrative challenges with the City of Sarnia. [Read More]

Dr. Jerald Sabin - New Publication
Dr. Jerald Sabin, SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellow in Political Science, has co-authored a new paper with Dr. Andrea Olive in PS: Political Science & Politics, entitled "Slack: Adopting Social-Networking Platforms for Active Learning". [Read More]

Professor Mansur - New Book
Professor Salim Mansur has written a new book titled The Qur'an Problem and Islamism: Reflections of a Dissident Muslim. [Read More]

Kenny Ie - Dissertation Defense
Kenny Ie successfully completed his PhD, "Prime Ministers and Public Expectations: A Study of Institutional Change”, supervised by Professor Cris de Clercy. Congratulations Kenny! [Read More]

Professor Mansur - Receives Canada Senate 150th Anniversary Medal
Professor S
alim Mansur was awarded a Senate 150th Anniversary Medal for his work to promote interfaith understanding. [Read More]

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Award Winning

A complete listing of teaching and research awards bestowed upon Political Science faculty members.


Meet current students and graduates and learn what they have to say about our Program and Western.

Faculty Publications

A complete listing of Books published by Political Science faculty members.

Possible Careers

Career options for our graduates and campus resources for finding your path.