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Our Department has outstanding research strength in the area of globalization and transnationalism.

This strength within the department is complemented by links between various faculty members and graduate students with the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition at McMaster University.

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J. Marshall Beier


Professor

J. Marshall Beier is interested in Indigenous peoples' diplomacies.

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Karen Bird

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Minnesota1997


Chair of the Department of Political Science | Professor

Karen Bird works on citizenship, multiculturalism and globalization.

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Michelle L. Dion

Ph.D. Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll2002


Associate Professor

Michelle Dion specializes in globalization and social policy in Latin America

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Catherine Frost

Ph.D. University of Toronto2000


Associate Professor

Catherine Frost focuses on nationalism and political theory.

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Nibaldo Galleguillos


Associate Professor

Nibaldo Galleguillos interests in globalization and democracy in the Global South.

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Peter Graefe


Associate Professor

Peter Graefe works on globalization and the social economy.

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James Ingram


Associate Professor

James Ingram specializes in Cosmopolitanism.

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Inder S Marwah


Assistant Professor

Inder Marwah specializes on liberalism, imperialism and global relations in the history of political thought.

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Stephen McBride


Professor | Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Globalization

Stephen McBride holds a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Public Policy and Globalization. His research focuses on the relationship between globalization, in particular new constitutional arrangements of global governance, and the autonomy and policy capacity of national and sub-national jurisdictions. Trade and investment, employment and social policy are areas of specific interest.

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Peter Nyers

PhD Political Science, York University2002


Associate Professor

Peter Nyers's work specializes on refugees, citizenship and globalization.

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Robert O'Brien

Ph.D. Political Science, York University (Canada)1992


Professor

Robert O'Brien focuses on global civil society, labour and globalization.

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Tony Porter


Professor

Tony Porter is interested in financial governance, business regulation, and globalization.

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Alina Sajed


Associate Professor (on research leave July 2018 - July 2019)

Alina Sajed interests in cultural flows and globalization, women/feminisms, modernity and globalization.

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Lana Wylie


Associate Professor

Dr. Wylie’s research focuses on Canadian and American foreign policy, Latin American and Caribbean politics with an emphasis on Cuba, international relations theory, and diplomacy and tourism.