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Philomathia Trillium Scholar to study climate change's impact on native communities

McMaster's new Philomathia Trillium Scholar Kelsey Leonard was the first Native American woman to graduate from England's Oxford University. She'll arrive on campus in August.

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Scholar-in-Community to tackle child-welfare issues in immigrant communities

Mirna Carranza, the Faculty of Social Sciences’ first Scholar-in-Community, is leading a year-long project that will bring together representatives from St. Joseph’s Immigrant Women’s Centre, the Children’s Aid Society and the University.

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Out of the classroom and into the friary

With the help of Social Sciences' Student Experience Grant, Sewell spent the month of June at the Blackfriary archaeological dig in Trim, Ireland, where she spent her days marking dig coordinates, excavating sites and cleaning remains.

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Henry Jacek on Harper, Trudeau and Mulcair

Henry Jacek academic, and political junkie says the Prime Minister has to "give a credible explanation" about why Canada's economy is heading toward recession if he hopes to win the federal election.

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Political Science grad heading to Ottawa as parliamentary intern

Recent Mac grad Christina Vietinghoff will begin her placement as a non-partisan intern in the House of Commons this September.

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The NDP needs Quebec, but does Quebec need the NDP

Doctoral Candidate Hubert Rioux Comments on the Forthcoming Federal Election in Quebec

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McMaster Students Win Major Scholarships

Congratulations to our Political Science doctoral candidates for their success in the SSHRC and OGS competitions

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CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Karen Bird!

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Bird on winning the Jill Vickers Prize!

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Peter Graefe Presenting on Municipal Election Reform

Graefe is the invited speaker at Hamilton Ward 3 Councillor Matthew Green's Second Town Hall on Electoral Reform.

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How could the California drought impact Canada?

How could the California drought impact Canada?

Water policy expert Dustin Garrick says Canadians will not be immune to the effects of the drought in California.

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2015 Convocation Photos

2015 Convocation Photos

A selection of photos from our most recent convocation...

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Master's of Economic Policy Program celebrates 10 years

Alumni of the Masters in Economic Policy Program were invited for an event in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the MAEP Program on May 22, 2015.

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Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Clarke Prizes in Advocacy and Active Citizenship

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Clarke Prizes in Advocacy and Active Citizenship

On Tuesday April 28, 2015, undergraduate Political Science students competed for the inaugural Clarke Prizes in Advocacy and Active Citizenship.

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Dr. Karen Bird's work has been short-listed as one of three papers for the Jill Vickers Prize

Dr. Karen Bird's work has been short-listed as one of three papers for the Jill Vickers Prize

This prize is awarded to the author of the best paper on 'gender politics' presented at the conference of the Canadian Political Science Association. Karen's paper titled "Challenges to Intersectional Inclusion: Institutional Dynamics of Ethnic Quotas and their Impact on Ethnic Minority Women" is nominated.

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Attention: Undergraduate Students

Don't miss Spring/Summer Enrolment. Seats are still available Please contact the Department if you experience difficulty enrolling in a class.

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April 30th RIPS: Finance, Labour and Money

Join us on Thursday April 30, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in KTH-732 as Doctoral Candidates report on their fieldwork.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO TWO OUTSTANDING YOUNG FEMALE LEADERS FROM OUR DEPARTMENT!

CONGRATULATIONS TO TWO OUTSTANDING YOUNG FEMALE LEADERS FROM OUR DEPARTMENT!

Honours 4th year students Zaynab Al Waadh and Romita Sur were recently awarded the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards for young women.

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