A professor who specializes in cross-border transportation studies traveled to the nation’s capital last week to have the chance to meet with federal politicians and convince them of the importance of his research.
Lydia Miljan brings a valuable perspective to the board of governors of the Council of Canadian Academies, chair Elizabeth Parr-Johnston said in announcing her appointment.
Dr. Miljan is an associate professor of political science and chair of the UWindsor arts and science program.
“Her background in Canadian public policy will be an asset to our board as we work to ensure that the best science-based information is made available to policy and decision makers, and to all Canadians,” Parr-Johnston said.
It may be America’s largest organization for international aid, but the U.S. Agency for International Development’s humanitarian efforts are “strongly influenced, and often trumped by its mandate to advance American foreign policies,” according to a new book authored by a UWindsor political science professor.
University of Michigan sociology professor Andrei Markovits will deliver a free public lecture entitled “Sportista: Female Fandom in the United States and Other Advanced Industrial Democracies” at noon Friday, February 1, in room 145, Human Kinetics Building.
A program that places master’s students of political science in internship positions has won a vote of confidence from Leamington—the town will double its commitment next year.
After Rachael Myers completed her term as the program’s first intern in Leamington, it has agreed to take two next year.
A free public lecture in the Department of Political Science distinguished speaker series Thursday will address the results of this month’s elections in the United States.
Doug Koopman, a political science professor at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, will deliver his lecture “The Young and the Religious: New Findings from the 2012 Elections” at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 29, in room 203, Toldo Health Education Centre.
A glaring lack of media attention paid to the worst conflict since the Second World War may explain why international efforts to prevent it can be described as feeble at best, according to four UWindsor professors who have co-authored a book on the subject.