News & Announcements

CPP Fellowship

June 6, 2019

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Matthew Walton who has been selected for a CPP (Centre for Community Partnerships) Community-Engaged Teaching Faculty Fellowship for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. The aim of this pilot program is to support innovative instructors across the University of Toronto to develop new, or enhance existing Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) or Community-Engaged […]

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CPSA Wins

June 6, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Sylvia Bashevkin and alumna Alexandre Pelletier who both won awards this week at the 2019 CPSA annual conference. Professor Bashevkin won the 2019 CPSA Prize in International Relations while Alexandre was the winner of the Vincent-Lemieux prize for the best dissertation. Congratulations to both!        

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Dissertation Prize

June 3, 2019

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Egor Lazarev, winner of 2019 Law and Society Association’s (LSA) Dissertation Prize for his dissertation, “Laws in Conflict: Legacies of War and Legal Pluralism in Chechnya.” The Law and Society Association presents one award annually to the dissertation that best represents outstanding work in law and society research in the interdisciplinary […]

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Governor General Gold Medal Award

May 23, 2019

Congratulations to Alexandre Pelletier who yesterday received a 2019 Governor General Gold Medal Award, one of the most prestigious awards that a student at a Canadian educational institution can receive. At U of T, the Gold Medal is awarded to three students who achieve the highest academic standing at the graduate level and was first […]

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New Appointment for David Cameron

May 3, 2019

Congratulations to Professor of Political Science David Cameron who has been appointed as Special Advisor to the President and Provost for a two-year term effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022. The full memo is available here.

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CPSA shortlist

May 3, 2019

Congratulations to our doctoral student Erica Rayment, whose paper “Women in the House: The Substantive Representation of Women in the Canadian House of Commons Since 1968,” has been short listed for CPSA 2019 Jill Vickers Prize for the best conference paper in gender and politics delivered in 2018. The CPSA website has described the paper as “another remarkably robust […]

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Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques

May 2, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Ron Levi recently named a Chevalier (knight) dans l’Ordre des Palmes académiques – an honour granted to those who have made major contributions to French education and culture. Levi is an associate professor of global affairs and sociology, the director of global strategy at the Munk School and the George Ignatieff Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies. […]

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2019 APSA Council

April 26, 2019

Professor Melissa Williams is among three nominees for APSA’s 2019 Council (Vice President). Congratulations Melissa! The candidates, along with any additional nominations by petition, will be put to a vote by the full membership via electronic ballot in July.

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Teaching Award

April 26, 2019

Congratulations to graduate student Simon Lambek, awarded a  ‘Superior Graduate Student Course Instructor Teaching Award’ (2018-19) this week for teaching POL 381H1 F Contemporary Political Theory last Summer. Honoured to have received the award, Simon described the course, which he designed and developed himself, as “covering a range of normative, critical, analytic and continental theory […]

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CPSA Shortlist

April 17, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Sylvia Bashevkin whose book Women as Foreign Policy Leaders: National Security and Gender Politics in Superpower America has been shortlisted for the 2019 CPSA Prize in International Relations. The winner will be announced at the CPSA Annual Conference President’s Dinner in Vancouver on June 5th. The CPSA Prize in International Relations was established to […]

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