News & Announcements

Aisha Ahmad among Royal Society of Canada’s Class of 2022

September 8, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Aisha Ahmad who is among 54 new Members of the RSC (Royal Society of Canada) College. The College consists of mid-career leaders who provide the RSC with a multigenerational capacity to help Canada and the world address major challenges and seize new opportunities including those identified in emerging fields. Professor Ahmad is […]

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Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award

September 7, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Graham White who, along with Donald Savoie, has been awarded APSA’s (American Political Science Association) annual Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award (2022) from the Canadian Politics Section. The award honours the leading lights in the field of Political Sociology who have made significant contributions to the study of Canadian politics, […]

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New Appointments

July 5, 2022

As of July 1, the department is delighted to announce the following appointments: Ryan Balot, Chair, Political Science, UTSG (July 1, 2022 until June 30, 2027) Steven Bernstein, Interim Chair, Political Science, UTM (July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023) Christopher Cochrane, Interim Chair, Political Science, UTSC (July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023) Theresa […]

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New Faces

July 5, 2022

The Department of Political Science is proud to welcome and introduce the newest members of the Political Science Community! Julian Campisi (PhD, York University) joined UTSC in September 2021 as Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. His research focuses on political risk analysis in developed economies. He was a 2020/21 MITACS Science Policy Fellow at DND/CAF, and […]

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SSHRC Insight Grants 2022

July 4, 2022

Congratulations to our faculty members who have received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) 2022 Insight Grant: Sylvia Bashevkin (Title of Project: Assessing the Impact of Abortion Rights Activism in Alberta, BC, Manitoba and Ontario, 1990 – 2025). Jessica Green (Title of Project: International NGOs and the Future of Climate Governance). […]

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Lee Kong Chian Fellow

June 15, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Jacques Bertrand who has been appointed as the Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Visiting Fellow for 2022-23. The Lee Kong Chian Fellowship on Southeast Asia is the core of the Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Initiative on Southeast Asia, a joint effort established in 2007 by the National University of Singapore and Stanford University […]

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Donner Prize

June 1, 2022

Dan Breznitz’s book, Innovation in Real Places: Strategies for Prosperity in an Unforgiving World (Oxford University Press), has won the 2021 Donner Prize. Awarded annually by the Donner Canadian Foundation, the prestigious $50,000 prize is given to a book that showcases excellence and innovation in public policy writing by Canadians. The prize was awarded at […]

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Outstanding Teaching Award

May 13, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Kate Neville who has won a 2022 Arts & Science Outstanding Teaching Award! Presented annually in recognition of teaching excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, they are given to faculty for the excellence of their classroom instruction and for their contribution to their unit’s course design and curriculum development. A full list […]

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JHI Research Fellowship

May 10, 2022

Congratulations to Political Scientist Emily Nacol who has been awarded a Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) Research Fellowship (2022 – 2023). Research Fellows are University of Toronto tenured faculty members by the time of their fellowship, chosen for their distinction in achievements relative to their career stage, the excellence of their proposed project, and its relation […]

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New Appointments

April 28, 2022

Our latest faculty appointments include Jessica Green, Mark Manger, Phillip Lipscy, Andrea Olive, Lynette Ong and Carla Norloff who were all promoted to Professor. Congrats to Michael Donnelly and Ato Kwamena Onoma on receiving tenure, effective July 1, 2022. They are now recognized as Associate Professors. (*Added July 4th, 2022) Congratulations to all! Picture: Andrea […]

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