About Political Science
Political Science is important to society because an educated citizenry is the best safeguard for democracy. Political Science is valuable for individuals who want to know more about the values, laws, institutions and policy mechanisms that govern their lives in society, and as well, the differences between their system of government and those in other countries.
Political Science is an especially useful preparation for students who wish to pursue careers in teaching, law, public service or business. There are many minor program opportunities to further these study areas.
Political Science alumna, Sarah Dobson, is now published in the Career Minded special edition issue of The Coast
Sarah Dobson featured for FASS in The Coast's Career Minded special edition. For more information https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/dalhousie-universitys-faculty-of-arts-and-social-sciences-opportunities-around-every-corner/Content?oid=23516977
Celebrating 50 political women
Article featuring Political Science department Alumni Sarah Dobson, Read more here: https://dalgazette.com/news/celebrating-50-political-women/
PhD candidate Julia Rodgers in Today@dal
PhD candidate Julia Rodgers published in the Today@dal, “Brand Versus Reality: Trudeau’s Style of Governing Must Now Change” https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/11/12/brand-versus-reality--trudeau-s-style-of-governing-must-now-chan.html?utm_source=Today@Dal&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=dalnews
Herald commentary by undergraduate political science student
Political science undergraduate student Noel Guscott's op-ed published by the Chronicle Herald. Read more here: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/local-perspectives/commentary-ottawa-offloads-national-hunger-problem-to-food-banks-charities-369494/
Memorial for political science alumus Thomas Hines.
The faculty and staff of the department of political science lament on the passing of our former student Thomas Hines. Here is the obituary in the Chronicle Herald: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/obituaries/thomas-james-guy-hines-27666/?fbclid=IwAR3LJGd4lM7YbSl6C2oncwDIQgYRm4rTExLjm8NhgtW44CwkT7PLtqlGmzs