PhD Job Placement

Our PhD students receive sophisticated and flexible graduate training that prepares them well to compete for academic positions, postdoctoral fellowships, as well as careers with the government, NGO’s and the private-sector, both in Canada and abroad. Below is a list of some of our recent graduate placements.

Zak BlackPolitical Theory2022Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas
Daniel SherwinPolitical Theory2022Postdoctoral Fellow, Carleton University
Travis SouthinCanadian Government2022Postdoctoral Fellow, Carleton University
Milena PandyComparative Politics2022Instructional Support Administrator, University of Toronto
Michael BraunComparative Politics2022Postdoctoral Researcher, University of the Witwatersrand
Kevin LuoComparative Politics2022Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
Eve BourgeoisCanadian Government2022Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecole Nationale d'Administration Publique
Emile DirksComparative Politics2022Research Associate, University of Toronto
Anna KopecPublic Policy2022Assistant Professor, Carleton University
Zain AsafComparative Politics2022Lecturer, University of Toronto
Stefan FerraroCanadian Government2022Data Analyst, Freelance
Jason VandenBeukelCanadian Government2021Director of Communication, Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing
Daniel Hutton FerrisPolitical Theory2021Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
Shelly GhaiDevelopment Studies2021Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo
Anibal SaldiasComparative Politics2021Policy Analyst, Economist Intelligence Unit
Lahoma ThomasInternational Relations2021Assistant Professor, Toronto Metropolitan University
Cait PowerPolitical Theory2021Assistant Professor, York University
Dylan MarandoCanadian Government2021Policy Advisor, Prime Minister's Office
Alesha PoriskyComparative Politics2021Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University
Asif FarooqInternational Relations2021Policy Advisor, Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada
Amir Abdul RedaComparative Politics2021Assistant Professor, University of Mohamed VI Polytechnique
Brianna BotchweyInternational Relations2021Senior Policy Analyst, Global Affairs Canada
Kevin EdmondsComparative Politics2020Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Ella StreetPolitical Theory2020Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
Evan RosevearComparative Politics2020Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Hong Kong
Scott McKnightInternational Relations2020Research Writer, University of Toronto
Amy JanzwoodInternational Relations2020Assistant Professor, McGill University
Jacqueline PetersonComparative Politics2020Manager, Kathairos Solutions Inc
Elena GoracinovaComparative Politics2020Market Research Analyst, MotivBase
Kristen PueInternational Relations2020Policy Analyst, Employment and Social Development Canada
Sophie BorweinCanadian Government2020Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University
Takumi ShibaikeInternational Relations2020Assistant Professor, Syracuse University
Shu Liang YanComparative Politics2020Assistant Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shenzhen
Alexis LernerComparative Politics2020Assistant Professor, US Naval Academy
Stephanie MurphyPolitical Theory2020Director, HCM Strategists
Chi KwokPolitical Theory2020Assistant Professor, Lingnan University
Charles Larratt-SmithInternational Relations2020Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso
Pierre Rivest-BoninCanadian Government2020Senior Data Scientist, Employment and Social Development Canada
Zhichao TongPolitical Theory2020Assistant Professor, Sun Yat-sen University
Joanna RiceComparative Politics2020Consultant, Global Survivors Fund
Minh DoCanadian Government2020Assistant Professor, University of Guelph
Ching-Fang HsuComparative Politics2020Assistant Professor, National Chi-Nan University in Taiwan
Vanessa van den BoogaardComparative Politics2020Research Fellow, University of Sussex
Carmen HoComparative Politics2020Assistant Professor, University of Guelph
Marie GagneComparative Politics2020Consultant, Tetra Tech ARD
Adam CaseyComparative Politics2020Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
Yao WenInternational Relations2020Assistant Professor, Fudan University
Erica RaymentCanadian Government2020Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
Maika SondarjeeInternational Relations2020Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa
Lennart MaschmeyerInternational Relations2020Senior Researcher, ETH Zurich - Centre for Security Studies
Jessica SoedirgoComparative Politics2020Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam
Teddy HarrisonPolitical Theory2019Assistant Professor, Harvard University
Scott DoddsPolitical Theory2019Stakeholder Relations Manager, Government of Ontario
Sarah Rich-ZendelInternational Relations2019Postdoctoral Fellow, York University - Osgoode Hall
Nicholas FraserComparative Politics2019Policy Innovation Fellow, University of California - Berkeley
Gerald BareebeComparative Politics2019Assistant Professor, York University
Nathan LemphersComparative Politics2019Economic Analyst, Climate Change Canada
Simon LambekPolitical Theory2019Assistant Professor, University of the Fraser Valley
Emily ScottInternational Relations2019Assistant Professor, University of Birmingham
Mark WinwardComparative Politics2019Manger, Return on Disability Group
Steven DenneyComparative Politics2019Assistant Professor, University of Vienna
Begum UzunComparative Politics2019Assistant Professor, MEF University
Lama MouradComparative Politics2019Assistant Professor, Carleton University
Constantine VassiliouPolitical Theory2019Assistant Professor, University of Houston
Nathaniel GilmorePolitical Theory2019Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Benjamin CormierInternational Relations2019Assistant Professor, University of Strathclyde
Tanya WhyteCanadian Government2019Software Developer, Prodigy Education
Thomas MeredithPolitical Theory2019Adjunct Lecturer, Santa Clara University
Alejandro Garcia MagosComparative Politics2019Lecturer, University of Toronto
Juan Aranda VargasPolitical Theory2019Assistant Professor, UPAEP
Dragana BodruzicComparative Politics2019Corporate Sustainability Specialist, Sympact Advisory
Bowen YuInternational Relations2019Assistant Professor, Fudan University
Karol CzubaComparative Politics2019Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University
Marion LaurenceInternational Relations2019Assistant Professor, Canadian Defence Academy
Ozlem AslanPolitical Theory2019Visiting Professor, Kadir Has University
Noaman AliComparative Politics2019Assistant Professor, Lahore University of Management Sciences
Michael YouashComparative Politics2019Senior Manager, Global Centre for Pluralism
Matthew HamiltonPolitical Theory2018Assistant Professor, University of Toronto - Scarborough
Jonathan Kent
International Relations2018Research Fellow, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada
Alexandre Pelletier
Comparative Politics2018Assistant Professor, Université Laval
Matthew WilderCanadian Government2018Research Advisor, Employment and Social Development Canada
Christopher LaRoche
International Relations2018Assistant Professor, Central European University
Clifton van der Linden
International Relations 2018Assistant Professor, McMaster University
Heather Millar
Comparative Politics2018Associate Professor, University of New Brunswick
Yi-Chun Chien
Political Theory2018Assistant Professor, National Chengchi University
Shaukat AnsariComparative Politics2018Part-Time Lecturer, Mt. Allison University
Safiyyah AllyPolitical Theory 2018Executive Producer, 'Let the Quran Speak'
Khalid AhmedComparative Development2018Assistant Professor, Quatar University
Semir Teshale
Comparative Politics2018Senior Research Associate, Institue for Security Studies
Sude Beltan
Comparative Development2018Policy Analyst, Intergovernmental Committee on Urban Regional Research
Lior Sheffer
Comparative Politics2018Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University
Jonathan Melchiorre Comparative Politics2018Associate Professor, Universidad de los Andes
Geoffrey Cameron
Comparative Politics2018Assistant Professor, McMaster University
Adrienne Davidson Canadian Government2018Assistant Professor, McMaster University
Patricia GreveInternational Relations2018Research Fellow, Balsille School of International Affairs
Sude BeltanDevelopment Studies2018Research Officer, Government of Ontario
Igor ShoikhedbrodPolitical Theory2017Assistant Professor, St. Francis Xavier University
Pinar Dokumaci
Political Theory2017Assistant Professor, University of Dublin
Jonas Schwab-PflugPolitical Theory2017Senior Manager,
Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA)
Matthew Lesch

Canadian Government2017Assistant Professor, University of York
Gregory Eady Comparative Development2017Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen
Daniel SchillingerPolitical Theory2017Lecturer in Humanities, Yale University
Michael GavinInternational Relations2017Assistant Professor, University of Queensland
Maxime Heroux-Legault Canadian Government2017Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
Lindsay MahonPolitical Theory 2017Assistant Professor, Duke Kunshan University
Lincoln Rathnam
Political Theory2017Assistant Professor, Duke Kunshan University
Craig Damian Smith
International Relations2017Executive Director, Parity
Beth Jean EvansInternational Relations2017Principal Consultant, Evans Global Consulting
David Polansky
Political Theory2017Senior Fellow, Institute for Peace and Diplomacy
Simon Pratt
International Relations2017 Lecturer, University of Melbourne
Kate Korycki
Comparative Industrial2017Assistant Professor, Western University
Aarie GlasInternational Relations2017Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University
Jean Lachapelle
Comparative International Relations2017Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal

Emma Planinc
Political Theory2017Asssistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
Nick RudermanCanadian Government2017Assistant Professor, Concordia University
Daniella Levy-Pinto
Comparative Development2017Manager, National Network for Equitable Library Service
Juan Pereira Marsiaj
Comparative - Development2017Senior Quality Assurance Advisor, Indigenous Advanced Education and Skills Council (IAESC)
Tina Rupcic
Political Theory2017Assistant Professor, Concordia University
Gabriel ArsenaultCanadian Government2016Assistant Professor, University of Moncton
Robert BallingallPolitical Theory 2016Assistant Professor, University of Maine
Kiran BanerjeePolitical Theory2016Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan
Elinor Bray-Collins
Comparative Development2016Professor, Humber College
Kristin Cavoukian
Comparative Industrial2016Sessional Lecturer, University of Toronto
Simona Chiose
Comparative Industrial2016Senior Policy Advisor, University of Toronto

Megan Dersnah
International Relations2016Director of Policy, Right to Play
Alena Driescho
International Relations2016Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University
Wilfrid GreavesInternational Relations2016Assistant Professor, University of Victoria
Dov Kanengisser Comparative Development2016Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Health
Andrew McDougall

Canadian Government2016Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Jose Parra
Political Theory2016Lecturer, Universidad Externado de Colombia
Jerald SabinCanadian Government2016Assistant Professor, Carleton University
Paul Thomas
Canadian Government2016Senior Research Associate, The Samara Centre for Democracy
Arjun Tremblay
Comparative Industrial2016Assistant Professor, University of Regina
Dorina VerliPolitical Theory2016Program Officer, SSHRC
Gustavo Carvalho
International Relations2015Researcher, Environmental Governance Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Andrea Cassatella Theory2015Postdoctoral Fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Yannick Dufresne
Canadian Government 2015Assistant Professor, Université Laval
Joelle Dumouchel
International Relations2015Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen
Sarah-Sophie FlemigComparative Development2015Chief Executive, The Cattanach Charitable Trust
David GordonInternational Relations2015Assistant Professor, UC Santa Cruz
David HouleCanadian Government2015Public Policy Analyst, Public Sector
Jennifer HoveComparative Development 2015Manager, Education Quality and Accountability Office
Merom Kalie
Theory2015Teacher, Massuah Institute for Holocaust Studies
Olga Kesarchuk
Comparative Development2015Business Officer, University of Toronto
Jamie Levin
International Relations2015Assistant Professor, St. Francis Xavier University
Douglas Joseph MacKay
International Relations2015Research Fellow, Australia National University
Matthieu Mondou
Comparative Politics2015Adviser, Public Policy, Innovation & Sustainability, Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation
Michael Pelz
Comparative Politics2015Senior Policy Advisor, Government of Ontario
Cameron Sabadoz
Political Theory2015Contract Faculty, Carleton University
Abraham Singer
Political Theory2015Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago
Zachary Taylor
Canadian Government 2015Assistant Professor, Western University
Hamish van der Ven
IR2015Assistant Professor, McGill University
Leslie WeePolitical Theory2015Instructor, George Brown College