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Professor Karen Bird and PhD Candidate Samantha Jackson publish research on gender and ethnic affinity voting in the Canadian Journal of Political Science

Professor Karen Bird and PhD Candidate Samantha Jackson publish research on gender and ethnic affinity voting in the Canadian Journal of Political Science

The analysis, which draws on a survey of eligible Toronto voters, is the first to examine the interactive effects of sex and ethnicity on vote choice in Canada in the context of a non-partisan election and in a non-experimental manner.

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Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy Conference 2017

Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy Conference 2017

The sixth Graduate Conference on the Internationalization of Public Policy will be held February 6-7, 2017 in Hamilton, Ontario and is entitled Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy 6.

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Professor Tony Porter’s research into the role of numbers in transnational governance funded by SSHRC

Professor Tony Porter’s research into the role of numbers in transnational governance funded by SSHRC

Tony Porter’s research recently funded by SSHRC will explore how numbers increasingly are displacing or complementing words, as with numerical rankings and indices, risk models, algorithms associated with Big Data, numerical tracking technologies such as bar codes or Radio Frequency ID tags (RFID), and digitization more generally.

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PhD Candidate Marguerite Marlin publishes research on devolutionary federalism in Ukraine.

PhD Candidate Marguerite Marlin publishes research on devolutionary federalism in Ukraine.

The most recent edition of the peer-reviewed journal Nationalism and Ethnic Politics features an article entitled "Concepts of “Decentralization” and “Federalization” in Ukraine: Political Signifiers or Distinct Constitutionalist Approaches for Devolutionary Federalism?" by McMaster Political Science PhD candidate Marguerite Marlin.

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Professor McBride's research entitled "Austerity and its Alternatives" funded by SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

Professor McBride's research entitled "Austerity and its Alternatives" funded by SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

Austerity, defined as fiscal consolidation, public sector structural reforms, and flexibilization of labour markets, has triggered social protest, electoral defeats, major international tensions, significant academic controversy, and is blamed for various social ills.

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Professor McBride's research on varieties of austerity funded by SSHRC Insight Grant

Professor McBride's research on varieties of austerity funded by SSHRC Insight Grant

The objective of this project, "Varieties of Austerity: Identification, Interpretation, Implications", is to move beyond 'one size fits all' accounts of austerity and to provide a more nuanced account of the variety which this broad policy label encompasses, together with interpretation of how varieties of austerity are constituted, and why that matters.

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Professor Tan's research on electoral integrity in East and Southeast Asia funded by SSHRC

Professor Tan's research on electoral integrity in East and Southeast Asia funded by SSHRC

Dr. Netina Tan's research into electoral integrity, entitled "Electoral Integrity in East and Southeast Asia", will be supported by a multi-year SSHRC Insight Development Grant.

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Professor Boothe's research on pharmaceuticals and early childhood education funded by SSHRC

Professor Boothe's research on pharmaceuticals and early childhood education funded by SSHRC

Dr. Katherine Boothe's research into pharmaceutical insurance and early childhood education policy will be supported by a multi-year SSHRC Insight Development Grant.

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Professor promotes work in South Africa

Professor promotes work in South Africa

The Department of Political Science's Dr. Robert O’Brien took part in a knowledge mobilization tour in South Africa related to a co-edited report titled ‘Alternatives to Neoliberal Globalization’

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**NEW** Introducing The Huque Family Bursary

**NEW** Introducing The Huque Family Bursary

Chair of the Department of Political Science, Dr. Huque, and spouse Yasmin have established a new bursary to help Political Science students who demonstrate financial need.

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Simulation Provides Insight into International Climate Change Politics

Simulation Provides Insight into International Climate Change Politics

A simulation of international climate change negotiation gives students first hand experience of the difficulty facing humanity as it struggles to contain global warming to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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Political Science Spring/Summer 2016 Courses

Enrollment for Spring/Summer 2016 has begun. The last day to enroll in Session 1 and 3 courses is Friday May 6 2016 The last day to enroll in Session 2 courses is Friday June 24 2016

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