Dept. of Political Science
July 15, 2014
Could World Cup protests and a devastating semifinal loss affect Brazil’s upcoming presidential election?
June 2, 2014
President Barack Obama is expected to unveil today a significant climate change plan to cut carbon pollution in the U.S.
Media Release | May 27, 2014
UBC scholars discuss the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and what remains of the struggle for greater democratic and human rights in China.
May 12, 2014
UBC scholars are available for media analysis of recent election results in Ukraine.
Media Release | May 6, 2014
With Ontario voters heading to the polls next month and uncertainty surrounding Toronto’s City Hall, the University of British Columbia is expanding its bootcamp for aspiring politicians to that province this summer.
April 30, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson
Professors are crafting new approaches to courses across UBC campuses and students are taking notice.
April 24, 2014
Approximately 800 million people in India are electing new leaders. UBC’s Anjali Thomas Bohlken discusses the major political and logistical issues behind the world’s largest election.
March 17, 2014
UBC researchers are available to comment on the escalating crisis in Crimea, from geopolitics to Canada’s response.
February 25, 2014
UBC Political Scientist Arjun Chowdhury explores the fight for democracy in Ukraine, Thailand and Egypt.
February 24, 2014
UBC researchers are available to provide analysis on the escalating crisis in Ukraine.
February 19, 2014
Canada is polarizing – and it’s because of the parties UBC’s Richard Johnston details Canada’s shifting politics in the Washington Post. Read more…
February 18, 2014
Real men are feminists UBC’s David Moscrop on why men need to embrace their inner feminist. Read more…
February 4, 2014
Don’t let Central African Republic become another Rwanda Canada seems uninterested in playing a role in preventing tragedy in Africa, says UBC’s Stewart Prest. Read more…
January 29, 2014
From bomb threats to cyber attacks, UBC expert assesses Sochi’s complex threat environment.
January 20, 2014
A UBC prof looks at what the Sochi Games say about Russia’s past and its future.
January 15, 2014
Two UBC professors have joined forces for a new course that challenges students to ask big questions about nuclear weapons.
January 1, 2014
UBC experts are available to comment on the Sochi Winter Games, from security to sports psychology.
December 19, 2013
The federal review panel released its environmental report and recommendations about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and UBC experts are available to comment.
December 4, 2013
With the violence in Thailand on pause for the country’s largest national holiday – King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday – a UBC expert is available for commentary on the political crisis and holiday celebrations by the global Thai community on Dec. 5.
November 28, 2013
Is the U.S. overstepping boundaries with its controversial drone program? UBC’s Max Cameron offers his perspective.