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Canadian Political Science Association
Association canadienne de science politique



To Become an Institutional Members of CPSA

Membership is open to any department, unit or institution interested in the study of government and politics. The membership year follows the calendar year January to December.


  • Annual Chairs Meeting: Access to resources, panels and information on how to be a university chair with particular reference to the discipline of political science as well as an opportunity to network and mentor with other chairs/heads.

  • Annual Survey of Chairs/Head: Access to extraordinarily detailed information on all aspects of other departments workings from undergraduate program enrolments to graduate program enrolments, stipends and offers, to numbers of faculty, courses taught and level of diversity amongst both faculty and their research, research dollars accumulated. This information can be invaluable to departments making the case to their Deans or Provosts about what they need and the state of the discipline.

  • Access to Polcan listserv, E-Bulletin and email list of current Chairs/Heads to advertise tenure track jobs, sessional opportunities, post docs, information and to put questions to other heads or chairs during the year.

  • Centralized voice for departments and the discipline in relation to concerns they might have with SSHRC, FHSS, to lobby for changes on a collective basis.

  • Leadership within and representation of the discipline externally. The CPSA can take leadership on key items with the discipline and can also represent and promote the discipline in a variety of contexts through liaison with agencies of government charged with supporting the academic study of politics; other professional organizations; the Federation of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council on issues of particular relevance to our members.

  • Canadian Journal of Political Science (CJPS) On-line Subscription: issued quarterly which provides members with the latest research findings of Canadian political scientists with respect to Canada, comparative politics, International relations and political theory.

  • Canadian Journal of Political Science (CJPS) Print Subscription: Four issues per year for an additional $25 shipping fee.

  • Departmental representation in the CPSA Reconciliation Committee (List of Departmental Representatives)

  • Submission of candidacies to the Vincent Lemieux Prize and CPSA Prize for Teaching Excellence

40+ FTE[1] Permanent Faculty: $1250
30: $1000
20-29: $750
10-19: $500
5-9: $250
<5: $150

1. FTE: full time equivalent.

Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Please contact the CPSA secretariat for an invoice.

2019-2020 Institutional Members of CPSA

Department of Politics
Acadia University
219 Beveridge Arts Centre
Wolfville  NS  B4P 2R6
T 902.585.1506
Geoffrey Whitehall
T 902.585.1288
F 902.585.1070

Department of Political Science
Athabasca University
10708 153rd Street
Edmonton  AB  T5P 2C7
T 800.254.5327
Mark Crawford
T 800.254.5327
F 780.486.6259

Department of Politics and International Studies
Bishop's University
2600 College St
Sherbrooke  QC  JlM 1Z7
T 819.822.9600 #2453
Gilbert Gagné
T 819.822.9600 #2439
F 819.822.9661

Department of Political Science
Brock University
PLZ 328 - 500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines  ON  L2S 3A1
T 905.688.5550
Paul Hamilton
T 905.688.5550 #4646
F 905.988.9388

L’nu, Political, and Social Studies
Cape Breton University
PO box 5300
Sydney  NS  B1P 6L2
T 902.539.5300
Kate Krug
T 902.563.1213
F 902.563.1454

Department of Political Science
Carleton University
Room B640, Loeb Building
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa  ON  KlS 5B6
T 613.520.2777
Elinor Sloan
T 613.520.2600 #2782
F 613.520.4064

Department of Political Science
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Montréal QC H3G 1M8
T 514.848.2424 #2105
Elizabeth Bloodgood
T 514.848.2424 #7914
F 514.848.4072

Department of Political Science
Dalhousie University
6299 South Street
Room 301, A & A Building
Halifax  NS  B3H 4H6
T 902.494.2396
David Black
T 902.494.6638
F 902.494.3825

Department of Political Science
Glendon College
York University
2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto ON M4N 3M6
T 416.487.6735
Ellen Gutterman
T 416-736-2100 x 88582

Department of Political Science
Huron University College
1349 Western Road
London  ON  N6G 1H3
T 519.438.7224
David Blair
T 519.438-7224 #601
F 519.438.3938

Department of Political Science
King's University College
University of Western Ontario
London  ON  N6A 2M3
T 519.433.0041 #4368
Erin Hannah
T 519.433.3491 #4526
F 519.433.0353

Department of Political Science
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay  ON  P7B 5E1
T 807.343.8477
Patrick Cain
T 807.343.8304
F 807.346.7831

Department of Political Science
Laurentian University
Sudbury  ON  P3E 2C6
T 705.675.1151 #4320
Michael Johns
T 705.675.1151 #6712
F 705.675.4852

Department of Political Science
McGill University
Leacock Building, Room 414
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal  QC  H3A 2T7
T 514.398.4800
Juliet Johnson
T 514.398.5394
F 514.398.1770

Department of Political Science
McMaster University
Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room 527
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton  ON  L8S 4M4
T 905.525.9140 #24741
Karen Bird
T 905.525.9140 #23124
F 905.527.3071

Department of Political Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Room SN-2029, Science Building
St. John's  NL  A1B 3X9
T 709.864.8179
Russell Williams
T 709.864.8180
F 709.864.4000

Department of Politics and International Relations
Mount Allison University                                            
144 Main Street
Sackville  NB  E4L 1A7
T 506.364.2326
James Devine
T 506.364.2208
F 506.364.2625

Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies
Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W.
Calgary AB  T3E 6K6
T 403.440.6527
Duane Bratt
T 403.440.6540
F 403.440.6815

Political and Canadian Studies Department
Mount Saint Vincent University
Seton Academic Centre, Room 425
166 Bedford Highway
Halifax  NS  B3M 2J6
T 902.457.6196
Tammy Findlay
T 902-457-5402
F 902.457.6455

Department of Political Studies
Queen's University
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room C320
Kingston  ON  K7L 3N6
T 613.533.6230
Eleanor MacDonald
T 613.533.6234
F 613.533.6848

Department of Political Science
Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces
Kingston  ON  K7K 7B4
T 613.541.6000 #6423
Abdelkérim Ousman
T 613.541.6000
F 613.541.6733

Department of Politics and Public Administration
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, JOR728
Toronto  ON  M5B 2K3
T 416.979.5057
Chris Gore
T 416.979.5000 #2703
F 416.979.5289

Department of Political Science
Saint Mary's University
Halifax  NS  B3H 3C3
T 902.420.5836
Marc Doucet
T 902.491.8604
F 902.420.5181

Department of Political Science
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby  BC  V5A 1S6
T 778.782.4293
Tsuyoshi Kawasaki
T 778.782.3729
F 778.782.4786

Department of Political Science
St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish  NS  B2G 2W5
T 902.867.5085
Youngwon Cho
T 902.867.3248
F 902.867.3243

Department of Political Studies
Trent University
Champlain College
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough  ON  K9J 7B8
T 705.748.1011 #1339
Jonathan Greene
T 705.748.1011 #6004
F 705.748.1047

Département de science politique
Université de Montréal
3150, rue Jean-Brillant, local C-4012
CP 6128, succursale centre-ville
Montréal  QC  H3C 3J7
T 514.343.6578
Christine Allison Rothmayr
T 514.343.6111 #20321
F 514.343.2360

École de politique appliquée
Université de Sherbrooke
2500, boulevard de l’Université
Sherbrooke QC J1K 2R1
T 819.821.7221
Isabelle Lacroix
T 819.821.8000 #65251
F 819.821.7938

Département de science politique
Université du Québec à Montréal
1255, rue Saint-Denis
Local A.3405
CP 8888, succursale centre-ville
Montréal  QC  H3C 3P8
T 514.987.4141
Christian Deblock
T 514.987.3000 #4597
F 514.987.0218

Département de science politique
Université Laval
Local 3453, Pavillon Charles-De Koninck
Québec  QC  GlK 7P4
T 418.656.2407
Thierry Giasson
T 418.656.2131 #407709
F 418.656.7861

Department of Political Science
University of Alberta
10.16 Tory Building
Edmonton  AB  T6G 2H4
T 780.492.3429
Interim Chair
Catherine Kellogg
T 780.492.3429
F 780.492.2586

Department of Political Science
University of British Columbia
C 425 Buchanan Bldg.
1866 Main Mall
Vancouver  BC  V6T 1Z1
T 604.822.6079
Richard Price
T 604.822.3021
F 604.822.5540

Department of Political Science
University of Calgary
Room 756, Social Sciences Building
Calgary  AB  T2N 1N4
T 403.220.5920
Antonio Franceschet
T 403.220.2583
F 403.282.4773

Department of Political Science
University of Guelph
Guelph  ON  N1G 2W1
T 519.824.4120 #52184
Troy Riddell
T 519.824.4120
F 519.822.7703

Department of Political Science
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge  AB  T1K 3M4
T 403.329.2580
Harold Jansen
T 403.329.2577
F 403.329.2519

Department of Political Studies
University of Manitoba
531 Fletcher Argue
Winnipeg MB R3T 5V5
T 204.474.9733
Royce Koop
T 204.474.8949
F 204.474.7585

Department of Political Science
University of New Brunswick
218 Tilley Hall, College Hill
P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton  NB  E3B 5A3
T 506.453.4826
Acting Chair
Donald Wright
T 506.458.7494
F 506.453.4755

Department of Political Science
University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way
Prince George  BC  V2N 4Z9
T 250.960.6668
Boris DeWiel
T 250.960.5662
F 250.960.5545

School of Political Studies
University of Ottawa
Social Sciences Building
120 University, room 7005
Ottawa  ON  K1N 6N5
T 613.562.5754
Acting Chair
Christian Rouillard
T 613.562.5754
F 613.562.5371

Department of Political Science
University of Prince Edward Island
Main Building
Charlottetown PE C1A 4P3
T 902.566.0331
Gilbert Germain
T 902.566.0446
F 519.566.0304

Department of Politics and International Studies
University of Regina
Regina  SK  S4S 0A2
T 306.585.4206
Jim Farney
T 306.585.4156
F 306.585.4815

Department of Political Studies
University of Saskatchewan
283B Arts Building
9 Campus Drive
Saskatoon  SK  S7N 5A5
T 306.966.1952
Loleen Berdahl
T 306.966.1952
F 306.966.5250

Department of Philosophy and Politics
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road
Abbotsford BC V2S 7M8
T (604) 557-4035
Edward Akuffo
T 604.504.7441 #4444

Department of Political Science
University of Toronto
100 St. George Street, Room 3019
Toronto  ON  M5S 3G3
T 416.978.3343
Antoinette Handley
T 416.978.6385
F 416.978.5566

Department of Political Science
University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga  ON  L5L 1C6
T 905.828.3921
Andrea Olive
T 905.828.5229
F 905.569.4965

Department of Political Science
University of Toronto Scarborough
1265 Military Trail
Toronto  ON  M1C 1A4
T 416.208.4758
Grace Skogstad
T 416.208.4756
F 416.287.7283

Department of Political Science
University of Victoria
PO Box 3060 STN CSC
Victoria  BC  V8W 3R4
T 250.721.6637
Scott Watson
T 250.472.4715
F 250.721.7486

Department of Political Science
University of Waterloo
Hagey Hall, Room 315
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo  ON  N2L 3G1
T 519.888.4567 #33396
John Ravenhill
T 519.888.4567 #32190
F 519.746.5622

Department of Political Science
University of Western Ontario
Social Science Centre
London  ON  N6A 5C2
T 519.661.21111 #85158
Mathew Lebo
T 519.661.2111 #88562
F 519.661.3904

Department of Political Science
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor  ON  N9B 3P4
T 519.253.3000 #2347
John Sutcliffe
T 519.253.3000 #2347
F 519.973.7094

Department of Political Science
University of Winnipeg
6L08 - 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg  MB  R3B 2E9
T 204.786.9340
Joan Grace
T 204.786.9377
F 204.774.4134

Department of Political Science
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo  ON  N2L 3C5
T 519.884.0710 #3374
Patricia Goff
T 519.884.1970 #2588
F 519.746.3655

Department of Politics
York University
S669 Ross Building
4700 Keele Street
North York  ON  M3J 1P3
T 416.736.5265
David Mutimer
T 416.736.2100 #33197
F 416.736.5686