News & Announcements

RBC Chair in Economic and Public Policy

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 […]

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Book award

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!

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Grace Skogstad chosen as President of IPPA

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 […]

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ARNOVA book award

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 […]

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New Trinity College Associates

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 […]

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New Faces

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 […]

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APSA Honorary Mention

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.

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Article Award

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.       

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New appointments

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 […]

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Canada Research Chair in Global Governance & Civil Society

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 […]

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