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.
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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