August 12, 2019
Congratulations to Professor Linda White who has been appointed as the next RBC Chair in Economic and Public Policy. This Chair is held by a member of the Departments of Political Science or Economics on a five year rotating basis, and is bestowed on an internationally renowned scholar who will provide intellectual leadership in policy research, development […]
July 26, 2019
Yet another book award for Sylvia Baskevkin as her book ‘Women as Foreign Policy Leaders: National Security and Gender Politics in Superpower America’ is among the 24 best new International Relations Books (2019) from BookAuthority, the world’s leading site for nonfiction book recommendations. Congratulations Sylvia!
July 25, 2019
Congratulations to Professor Grace Skogstad chosen for a two year term (2019 – 2021) as the President of the International Public Policy Association (IPPA), a non-profit organisation that promotes scientific research in the field of Public Policy and its international development. It holds the world’s largest biennial international conference of public policy scholars, and summer and […]
July 19, 2019
Congratulations to Wendy Wong and co-author Sarah Stroup who have been selected as the recipients of the Outstanding Book in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research from ARNOVA (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) for their book The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs. The award will be presented at the 48th […]
July 17, 2019
Congratulations to Professors Aisha Ahmad and Matthew Walton who have both been appointed as Associates of University of Toronto’s Trinity College, each for a two-year term, effective July 1, 2019. According to the website, Trinity’s Fellows and Associates “play an active role in the life of the College. Enhancing the student experience and enriching the […]
July 16, 2019
The Department of Political Science extends a very warm welcome to all our new faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows who joined us on July 1st! ELIZABETH ACORN: Liz is joining the Department as an Assistant Professor. She will be teaching courses in public law and international relations and continuing her research on international law and the […]
July 10, 2019
Congratulations to Professor Shivaji Mukherjee on receiving an honorable mention for the APSA Mary Parker Follett prize for his article “Colonial Origins of Maoist Insurgency in India: Historical Institutions and Civil War.” The award, given by the APSA Politics and History section, recognizes the best article published on politics and history published in the preceding year.
July 4, 2019
Congratulations to Professor Diana Fu, a recent recipient of a 2019 Distinguished Scholarly Article Award from the American Sociological Association’s Labor Movements Section for her article ‘Fragmented control: Governing contentious labor organizations in China,’ published in Governance.
June 28, 2019
Our latest UTSG faculty appointments (July 1) include Kenichi Ariga (to Associate Professor, Teaching Stream) Jonathan Craft (to Associate Professor) and Kanta Murali (to Associate Professor). At UTM, Erin Tolley has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and at UTSC, Diana Fu, Robert Schertzer and Torrey Shanks have all been promoted to the […]
June 17, 2019
University of Toronto Political Scientist Wendy Wong has been awarded the Canada Research Chair in Global Governance and Civil Society. Wong, whose main research interests lie in the politics of organization, why human beings choose to act collectively, their choices to go about doing it, and the effects of those choices, said she is grateful for the opportunity […]