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PhD Placements

The Department of Political Science has graduated approximately 50 Doctoral students since we first accepted PhD applicants in 1969, three years after the University of Calgary was founded.

PhD PLACEMENTS

Check out some examples of our Doctoral students' successful careers!

2016 (graduation year)

  • Office Manager, Legislative Assembly of Alberta
  • Sessional Instructors, University of Calgary

 2015

  • Policy Analyst, Public Safety Canada, Ottawa

2014

  • Assistant Professor, University of Guelph
  • Killam Postdoctoral Fellow at Novel Tech Ethics in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University
  • Lecturer, School of Politics & International Relations, Australian National University

2013

  • Co-Founder & Data Scientist, Centrality Data Science, Calgary
  • Sessional Instructor, University of Calgary

2012

  • Technical Analyst, Web Content Management, Information Technologies, University of Calgary
  • Lecturer, School of Politics & International Relations, Australian National University
  • Sessional Instructor, Carleton University

2011

  • Strategist for Outreach and Indigenous Engagement, College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan
  • Managing Editor, Arctic Yearbook
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, Port Saud University, Egypt

2010

  • Chief Executive Officer of Abacus Data, Ottawa
  • President and CEO, Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
  • Director, Australian National Internship Program, School of Politics and International Relations, Australian National University
  • Lecturer, International Relations, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick

2009

  • Associate Director, Alberta International and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Adjunct Professor, Political Science, University of Alberta
  • Adjunct Professor, Political Studies, University of Manitoba

2008

  • Research Director, Frontier Centre for Public Policy
  • Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute

2007

  • Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Guelph

2006

  • Associate Professor, St. Cloud University, MN

2005

  • Associate Professor, Politics and Public Administration, Ryerson University

2004

  • Associate Professor, Mount Royal University

2003

  • Convenor, Political and International Studies, School of Social Science, University of New England, Australia

2002

  • Associate Professor, Political Science, Concordia University
  • SSHRC Post-Doc, University of Toronto
  • Associate Professor, Political Science, Concordia University

2001

  • Vice-President, Global Advancement, Marketing & Business Development, Royal Roads University
  • Dean, Management, Royal Roads University
  • Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist, Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs, Government of Ontario
  • Instructor, Department of Political Science, Western Washington University
    Assistant Sports Information Director, Department of Athletics

2000

  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Windsor
    Director, Bachelor of Arts and Science Program

1999

  • Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

1998

  • Associate Professor, Department Chair, Canada Research Chair, University of Northern British Columbia
  • Professor, Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan
  • Senior Researcher, Canada West Foundation

1997

  • Research Chair of the Citizen Society Research Lab, Lethbridge College
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science, Lethbridge College
  • Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Calgary
  • Director of Research, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
  • Chief of Staff, Prime Minister’s Office
  • Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario