Hire a University of Toronto Ph.D.

The students listed here are currently on the market for positions in political science and related disciplines. We are confident that you will find your next colleague on this list. Our students have received extensive training in both the substance and the methods of political science. All of our candidates have passed rigorous field examinations and been advised by committees made up of some of the best scholars in the discipline. The breadth of the department’s offerings has prepared them to speak to diverse audiences and to address big questions with rigour.

That training has served them well, and they have already compiled  impressive records of research and teaching. They have won numerous awards and grants, published important contributions in their fields, and served the department and our university in numerous capacities.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like more information on our current students and on how they might help meet the needs of your institution or feel free to contact them directly by clicking through to their individual profile.

Placement Directors:


Amir Abdul RedaComparative Politics; Political Theory
Robert BallingallPolitical Theory; Public Policy
Zachariah BlackPolitical Theory; Canadian Politics
Dragana BodruzicComparative Politics; Development Studies
Pierre-Olivier BoninCanadian Government; Public Policy
Yi-Chun ChienPolitical Theory; Comparative Politics
Nicolas ConservaComparative Politics; Public Policy
Karol CzubaComparative Politics; Development Studies
Adrienne DavidsonCanadian Politics; Comparative Politics
Steven DenneyComparative Politics; Public Policy
Gustavo CarvalhoInternational Relations; Political Theory
Tom DeligiannisInternational Relations;
Development Studies
Beth Jean EvansInternational Relations; Development Studies
Stefan FerraroCanadian Politics; International Relations
"https://politics.utoronto.ca/phd-candidate/fraser-nicholas/">Nicholas FraserComparative Politics; Public Policy
Marie GagneComparative Politics; Development Studies
Alejandro Garcia-MagosComparative Politics; Development Studies
Michael GavinInternational Relations; Comparative Politics
Patricia GreveInternational Relations; Comparative Industrial
Matthew James HamiltonPolitical Theory; Public Policy
Maxime Heroux-LegaultCanadian Politics; Comparative Politics
Carmen Jacqueline HoComparative Politics; Development Studies
Svetlana InkinaComparative Politics; Public Policy
Dubi KanengisserComparative Politics; Development Studies
International Relations; Comparative Industrial
Olga KesarchukComparative Politics; Political Economy
Kate KoryckiComparative Politics; Development Studies
Simon LambekPolitical Theory; Comparative Politics
Marion LaurenceInternational Relations; Comparative Politics
Simon LambekComparative Politics; International Relations
Alexis LernerComparative Politics; International Relations
Matthew LeschCanadian Politics; Public Policy
Jamie LevinInternational Relations; Political Economy
Lennart MaschmeyerInternational Relations
Andrew McDougallCanadian Politics; Public Policy
Heather MillarComparative Politics; Public Policy
Michael MillermanPolitical Theory; International Relations
Stephanie MurphyPolitical Theory; International Relations
Jose Daniel ParraPolitical Theory; International Relations
Kristen PuePolitical Economy
Sarah Rich ZendelInternational Relations; Development Studies
Evan RosevearComparative Politics; Public Policy
Nicolas SaldiasComparative Politics; Development Studies
Daniel SchillingerPolitical Theory; International Relations
Jonas Schwab PflugPolitical Theory; Comparative Politics
Emily ScottInternational Relations; Comparative Politics
Takumi ShibaikeInternational Relations; Comparative Politics
Igor ShoikhedbrodPolitical Theory; Development Studies
Ella StreetPolitical Theory; Comparative Politics
Semir Yusuf TeshaleComparative Politics; Development Studies
Paul ThomasCanadian Politics; Comparative Politics
Begum UzunComparative Politics; Development Students
Vanessa van den BoogaardInternational Relations; Development Studies
Constantine VassiliouPolitical Theory; International Relations
David ZarnettInternational Relations; Comparative Politics