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Faculty

Todd Alway

Undergraduate Chair Department of Political Science | Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Critical International Relations Global Political Economy Globalization International Relations

Nathan Andrews

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  African Diasporas Anti Oppression Corporate Social Responsibility Critical International Relations Critical Pedagogy Decolonization Gender Global Governance Global Political Economy Globalization Globalization & Transnationalism International Development International Relations Natural Resources Political Economy Postcolonial Theory Poverty Qualitative Methods Race and Racism Resource and Environmental Economics Social Justice

J. Marshall Beier

Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Childhood Studies Critical International Relations Critical Pedagogy Critical Military Studies Cultural Studies Decolonization Gender & Politics Globalization International Relations Political Sociology Political Subjecthood Politics of Representation Pop Culture Youth

Karen Bird

Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Gender and Ethnic Relations Gender & Politics Politics of Representation Public Policy

Katherine Boothe

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Comparative Politics Patient involvement in healthcare Public Policy Social & Health Policy

Adrienne Davidson

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian public policy Child Care & Education Comparative Public Policy Federalism and Intergovernmental Relation Indigenous Politics Institutions and Identity Public Policy Social Policy

Michelle L. Dion

Professor | Senator Wm. McMaster Chair in Gender & Methodology

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Gender & Politics Globalization Public Policy Social & Health Policy

Greg Flynn

Chair of the Department of Political Science | Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Comparative Politics Public Policy

Catherine Frost

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Communications Globalization & Transnationalism Nationalism Political Theory Politics and History Politics of Representation Time/temporalities Violence

Nibaldo Galleguillos

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Globalization International Relations

Maria Gintova

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Peter Graefe

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Nationalism Policy Political Economy Political Sociology Politics Politics of Representation Public Policy Social & Health Policy Social Movements Social Policy

Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Policy Public Policy

James Ingram

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Globalization Political Theory Postcolonial Theory

Robert Innes

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Indigenous Studies Program

Inder S Marwah

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Decolonization Globalization Globalization & Transnationalism History, Temporality and Time Political Philosophy Political Theory Politics of Representation Postcolonial Theory Race

Stephen McBride

Professor | Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Globalization

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Global Political Economy Globalization International Relations Labour Issues Public Policy Social & Health Policy

Peter Nyers

Graduate Chair Department of Political Science | Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Citizenship Studies Critical International Relations Globalization Immigration

Robert O'Brien

Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Critical International Relations Economic History Global Political Economy Globalization Globalization & Transnationalism International Economics International Labour Standards International Relations Labour Labour activism beyond the workplace Labour Issues Movements Political Economy Political Sociology and Social Movements Political Theory Politics Politics and History Postcolonial Theory Public Policy Resource and Environmental Economics Social Justice Social Movements Social Policy Transantionalism and Globalization

Tony Porter

Professor/Associate Director IGHC


Department of Anthropology

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Critical International Relations Global Political Economy Globalization International Relations

Alina Sajed

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Decolonization Globalization Globalization & Transnationalism International Relations Political Economy Political Theory Politics and History Postcolonial Theory Race and Gender Violence and Ethnography of Nation-State Violence

Netina Tan

Associate Professor | University Scholar, 2021-2025

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Digital Technology Electoral Politics Gender & Politics Politics of Representation Qualitative Methods Race and Ethnicity Social Media

Clifton van der Linden

Assistant Professor | Director, Digital Society Lab | Academic Director, Master of Public Policy Program

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Area(s) of Interest:  Artificial Intelligence Big Data Digital Technology Elections Political behaviour Public Opinion Public Policy Social Media Survey methodology Voting Advice Applications

Lana Wylie

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Critical International Relations Gender & Politics Globalization International Relations Politics of Representation

Contract and Sessional Faculty

Julie Croskill

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Political Science

Tim Fowler

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Political Science

Roomana Hukil

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Critical International Relations Decolonization International Relations Marginalized Groups Social Movements

Lev Marder

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Political Science

Hailey Murphy

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Political Science

Ajay Sharma

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Political Science

Suneth Wijeratne

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Political Science

Paul Williams

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Political Science

CLA

Szu-Yun Hsu

Assistant Professor

CLA
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Global Political Economy Globalization Globalization & Transnationalism Nationalism Political Economy Social Justice Social Movements Transantionalism and Globalization

Emily Merson

Assistant Professor

CLA
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Decolonization Gender & Politics Global Political Economy Politics of Representation Transantionalism and Globalization

Associate Members

Julia Abelson

Associate Members
Department of Political Science

Gail Krantzberg

Associate Members
Department of Political Science

John Lavis

Associate Members
Department of Political Science

Adjunct Faculty

Bryan Evans

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Political Science

Dustin Garrick

Associate Member | Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Emeritus Faculty

Janet Ajzenstat

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Barbara Carroll

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

William Coleman

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus | Fellow Royal Society of Canada | Founding Director of the IGHC

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Honourary Lifetime Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Marshall Goldstein

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Henry Jacek

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Comparative Politics Global Political Economy Public Policy

Thomas Lewis

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Stefania Miller

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Peter Potichnyj

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

John Seaman

Associate Professor

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Mark Sproule-Jones

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Richard Stubbs

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Global Political Economy Globalization International Relations

Donald Wells

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Emeritus Faculty
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Globalization & Transnationalism Immigration International Labour Standards Movements Poverty Public Policy

Charlotte Yates

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Emeritus Faculty
School of Labour Studies

Graduate Students

Eric Adamo

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Joseph Antwi-Boasiako

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Sarah Arbaji

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Kate Armstrong

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Griselda Asamoah-Gyadu

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Rachel Barnett

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Helen Beny

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Rebecca Denyer

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Michaël Désormeaux

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Pamphilious (Phil) Faanu

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Noah Fry

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Canadian public policy Comparative Public Policy Globalization Labour Political Economy Social Movements

Michael Gordon

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Citizenship Studies Critical International Relations Ethnography Globalization Humanitarianism Immigration International Relations Political Sociology Politics

John P. Hayes

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Comparative Politics International Relations Natural Resources Political Economy Public Policy Social Justice

Shauna Hughey

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Abigail Jaimes Zelaya

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Regan M. Johnston

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Big Data Comparative Politics Digital Technology Gender & Politics Political behaviour Political Sociology and Social Movements Public Opinion Quantitative Methods Survey methodology

Mehak Kapur

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Sally Khater

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Alicja Krubnik

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Katherine Lee

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Comparative Public Policy Health Policy Health Systems Mental Health Public Policy

Alim Lila

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Joanna Massie

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Comparative Politics Comparative Public Policy Politics of Representation Public Opinion Public Policy

Marrissa Mathews

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Decolonization Education Indigenous International Relations Policy Political Theory Politics Public Policy Race and Ethnicity Race and Gender

Shelby McPhee

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Decolonization Global Political Economy Globalization International Intervention International Relations Political Sociology Postcolonial Theory Race and Gender

Brian Moniz

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Spencer Naylor

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging Comparative Politics Global Health Health and Health Care Health Policy Public Policy

Mackenzie Porter

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Cassandra Preece

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Rebekah K. Pullen

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Gender & Politics Globalization Historiography Ideology and Culture International Relations Political Theory Politics and History Pop Culture Qualitative Methods Violence

Garima Sarkar

PhD Candidate (ABD)

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Comparative Public Policy Electoral Politics Gender & Politics Political behaviour Politics of Representation Public Leadership Public Policy Qualitative data analysis Quantitative Methods Race and Ethnicity Social Class Social Inequalities

Ghada Sasa

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Critical International Relations Critical Pedagogy Decolonization Indigenous Knowledge Postcolonial Theory Social Justice Social Movements

Joy Schnittker

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Anwar Sheluchin

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Comparative Politics Digital Technology Globalization Political Economy Public Policy Qualitative Methods Quantitative Methods

Dana Shuqom

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

sasha skaidra

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Arts-based Research Methods Citizenship Studies Critical International Relations Immigration International Relations Political Theory Social Justice Social Movements

Ulaş Taştekin

PhD Candidate

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations International Development Political Economy Political Theory Qualitative Methods Race and Gender Social Class

Aye Lei Tun

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Trina Vella

PhD Student, Teaching Assistant

Graduate Students
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Comparative Politics Global Political Economy Labour Issues Political Theory Public Policy Social & Health Policy

Staff

Sara Binnie

Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate

Staff
Department of Political Science

Manuela Dozzi

Administrative Assistant, Graduate

Staff
Department of Political Science

Wendy Ryckman

Administrator of the Department of Political Science

Staff
Department of Political Science

Postdoctoral Fellows

Alex Beyer

Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Political Science

Area(s) of Interest:  Big Data Elections Political behaviour Public Opinion Public Policy Survey methodology Voting Advice Applications

Adjunct Lecturer

Vass Bednar

Executive Director, Master of Public Policy Program

Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Political Science

Staff
Master of Public Policy Program

Adjunct Professor
Faculty

Area(s) of Interest:  Artificial Intelligence Big Data Canadian public policy Ethics Labour Issues Labour Markets Pop Culture Provincial Politics and Government Public Leadership Public Policy

Sanjay Khanna

Foresight Advisor, Former Futurist at Baker McKenzie

Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Political Science

Professor of Practice, Advisory Board
Master of Public Policy Program