Department of Political Science
Political Science is the study of power, authority and governance in human affairs. Our courses examine the social, economic, cultural, historical, geographical and other forces that generate conflicts both within and among societies. With a degree in Political Science you will learn critical thinking, problem-solving and research skills as well as to evaluate competing perspectives and theories.
- Grading Positions for Spring 2016. Application deadline: Wednesday, December 9.
- Ph.D. Fellowship opportunities in Political Science for September 2016: Eurozone Crisis (Verdun), Surveillance (Bennett) and Globalized Garment Industry (Clarke).
- POLI undergrad student, Richel Donaldson, linked her experiential learning to her indigenous heritage. Read more.
- Experiential learning opportunities for undergraduates. Info here.
- Political Science Weekly Digest: latest issue.
Faces of UVic Research is an ongoing video series showcasing the passion and commitment of UVic researchers.
Dr. James Lawson talks about his work looking at Canadian politics and the history of trade in raw materials:
Dr. Rita Kaur Dhamoon talks about her study of race and gender politics and how government and society respond to our differences in identity: