Political Science


Back row (l-r) Drs. Lavinia Stan, Yvon Grenier, Jeffrey Spring and Monika Thakur. Front row (l-r) Drs. Youngwon Cho, Douglas Brown, Nathan Allen and James Bickerton. Photo by Blaise McMullin, staff photographer.

Political Science News

Hugh and Celia Gillis Bursary
This award is available to students enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at StFX, with preference for students majoring in Political Science. Applicants must have an entrance average of 75% and demonstrate financial need in their application. Preference will be given to students from Antigonish County. This bursary is renewable if the student reapplies and continues to meet the criteria in subsequent years of study, including maintaining an average of at least 75% in each year of study.  Award Value: up to $2000.  Applications will open mid-August and are available to students online at:http://sites.stfx.ca/financial_aid/application.

PSCI Timetable, 2016-17


Dr. Peter Clancy received the University Research Award at Spring convocation. Pictured with Dr. Clancy are President Dr. Kent MacDonald (left) and Chancellor Dr. Susan Crocker.

After convocaton, Mike Masserey (BA. Aquatic Resources & Political Science).

Isaac Turner receives his diploma with a B. A. Honours degree in Political Science. Mr. Turner is the winner of the Dr. John B. Stewart Scholarship for Political Science.

This is Isaac four years ago, during Welcome Week (September 2012).
Wow, where did four years go?

Some more of our graduates...

Randy & Bridget Burgess

Dr. Norine Verberg with Emily and Robyn Gale.

Alex Miller at the baccalaureate mass.  Alex, an honours graduate in Political Science, is the 2016 winner of the Kontak Prize in Political Science and the Dr. Marguerite Micharud Prize for Canadian Studies.

And here is Alex in September 2012. I think he's grown!


 A very sucessful Allan J. MacEachen Annual Lecture on Politics was presented on Tuesday, 3 November.  Mr. Allan Gregg, Canadian pollster, political advisor, televison interviewer and pundit delivered the 2015 address, entitled "Reason, Freedom and the War on Terror" to a capacity crowd. If you are interested in watching the address, please use the following livestream link: http://livestream.com/accounts/735962/events/4479693