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DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE STATEMENT ON ANTI-BLACK RACISM

The Department of Political Science at McMaster University stands in solidarity with Black communities at home and around the world in condemning all forms of racial injustice and acknowledging in particular the suffering that Black people everywhere continue to endure as a result of systemic anti-Black racism.
Jun 05, 2020

Apply for Ethnic Quota Project Doctoral Fellowship and MA Thesis Scholarships!

Are you interested in the study of ethnic relations, representation, conflict resolution and peace initiatives? Check out the Doctoral and Masters Fellowship programs offered by the SSHRC funded Ethnic Quota Project!
Jan 08, 2020

Incoming PhD Candidate Cassandra Preece Selected as One of the Taiwan MOFA’s Canadian Young Leaders to Visit Taiwan!

Incoming Political Science doctoral candidate Cassandra Preece selected by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) as part of the Canadian Young Leaders’ Delegation Trip to visit Taiwan from 26 May- 1 Jun 2019!
Jun 25, 2019

International Conference “Beyond Numbers: Comparing Substantive Representation of Ethnic Minorities and Indigenous Peoples”

Drs. Karen Bird and Netina Tan of the Department of Political Science and the McMaster Institute for Globalization and the Human Condition warmly welcome you to attend our conference on the political participation and meaningful inclusion of ethnic minorities around the world! Dec. 5 to 7, 2018
Dec 03, 2018

Advancing research on meaningful inclusion of ethnic minorities and indigenous groups

Political Science professors Karen Bird and Netina Tan have been awarded a SSHRC grant to organize a two day conference on "Diverse & Meaningful Inclusion: Advancing Substantive Representation of Ethnic and Indigenous Groups Worldwide”, Dec. 6 - 7, -2018!
Feb 14, 2018

Netina Tan on why gender quotas are not helping to raise more female politicians in Asia

In a latest article on East Asia Forum, Netina Tan argues that having more elite women leaders in Asia does not mean greater gender equality or gender quotas are working to raise the total number of female parliamentarians in East and Southeast Asia.
Jun 24, 2016

Karen Bird's commentary on gender and ethnic diversity in the new Liberal cabinet

Karen Bird is Associate Professor of Political Science, specializing in comparative politics. Her work has focused mainly on ethnic and gender diversity, intersectionality, and the political representation of women, indigenous groups, and immigrant-origin and ethnic minorities. She is interested in these issues at multiple levels, including in local and national assemblies, and in many countries around the world.
Nov 21, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Karen Bird!

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Bird on winning the Jill Vickers Prize!
Jul 23, 2015