Research for Department of Political Science

Faculty members at the University of Lethbridge are happy to involve undergraduate students in their research projects. Our faculty members often collaborate with other departments, community members and employers on research projects—giving you the opportunity to get additional hands-on experience.

Current Research & Areas of Interest:

  • Federalism & Canadian Intergovernmental Relations

  • Political Parties & Elections
  • Digital politics and democratic citizenship
  • Comparative Political Regimes
  • European Regional Integration
  • Political Development & Democratization
  • Comparative Political Economies
  • Judicial Decision-making
  • Political Parties & Voting Behaviour
  • Provincial Politics
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Friendship & Politics
  • Liberal Education & Citizenship
  • North American Integration & Public Policy
  • Structural Policy Change
  • Religion & Politics

Faculty at the University of Lethbridge find themselves in a unique position to:

  • access excellent undergraduate students who can provide research assistance;
  • teach students to participate and assist in policy change;
  • collaborate with faculty outside of the Department of Political Science on joint projects and research areas;
  • access exceptionally well-equipped facilities;
  • work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing discipline;
  • work within one of the best, largest-profile, small, Political Science departments in Canada;
  • work with community members and local industry on various projects and initiatives.