Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Randy BescoRandy Besco, who completed his PhD in the Department of Political Studies, has been appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, beginning July 1, 2018. Randy studies voting and elections, race and ethnicity, and political psychology, and his book, "Interests and Identities in Racialized Voting" is forthcoming with UBC Press.  Randy completed his PhD in 2014, and was supervised by Professors Keith Banting and Scott Matthews (who is now at Memorial University). Since completing his doctorate, Randy has been a Visiting Research Fellow at Duke University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto. His appointment at the University of Toronto will be based at the Mississauga campus, with graduate teaching at the St. George campus. 

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