Department of Political Studies


Political Studies

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  • Queen's Model Parliament

    Queen's Model Parliament

  • Group Discussion

    Group Discussion

  • Students at Model Parliament

    Queen's Model Parliament

  • Field Research (Ghana)

    Field Research (credit AGrant)

  • Election Posters

    Elections Research (credit: AGrant; KDesouki/AFP; NKAmm/AFP)

Welcome to the Department of Political Studies

As one of Canada’s premier departments of political science, we are committed to both research and teaching. Our faculty are actively engaged in a wide range of research activities and projects, and highly visible in the discipline of political science both in Canada and abroad.

And we are no less committed to our students. We offer a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs in politics. Our undergraduate program, one of the most popular programs at Queen’s, provides students with a solid grounding in political science. At the graduate level, we offer the Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy in:

Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.

Student Profiles

Faculty Profiles

CPSA Statement on US Executive Order

The Canadian Political Science Association is deeply concerned with the executive order that was issued on Friday, January 27, 2017. The executive order bans entry into the United States for 90 days for travelers with citizenship from Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen and bans travelers from Syria indefinitely.
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