Political Science

Political science is a discipline of the social sciences that examines political decision- making within the context of government institutions and explicates its attendant social, economic, and environmental consequences. Political science research in the social sciences department focuses on a wide range of political issues, including the origin and evolution of the state, governance within the American political system, international relations, international law, and global governance.

FacultyAreas of Interest
Great Lakes of North America; International Law; Malta; Scholarship of Pedagogy
Social simulation; Agent-based modeling; Land-use modeling; Norm evolution; Survey design; International relations
Canadian Energy and Environmental Issues; Climate Change Adaptation; Oil Sands Development; Forest Policy; Canadian history