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Retired prof donates African tapestry to Poli Sci department

Retired prof donates African tapestry to Poli Sci department

The Department of Political Science’s meeting room is home to some new artwork, thanks to a donation from retired professor Dennis Essar and his wife Mary.

Conference will explore revitalization in post-industrial cities

Conference will explore revitalization in post-industrial cities

Brock University is hosting a one-day conference, entitled “Public Space/Urban Crisis,” that will bring together architects, artists, urban specialists, city managers and others to address issues of revitalization in post-industrial cities.

Grad student recognized for work bettering community

Grad student recognized for work bettering community

Binish Ahmed had enough fodder to write a 140-page research paper so she could graduate with her master’s degree in political science Thursday. But she was hard-pressed to find the words to describe how she felt being presented with the Spirit of Brock medal during the Faculty of Social Sciences convocation ceremony Thursday morning.

Political Science Professor Honoured

Political Science Professor Honoured

Political Sciences Prof. Charles Conteh has been honoured with an award for excellence from Emerald Literati Network.

Prof’s book examines new role of cities in economic growth

Prof’s book examines new role of cities in economic growth

For political scientist Charles Conteh, cities were once upon a time “afterthoughts” of a strong central government or “creatures of provinces.” But no longer.

Students reflect on Global Transitions experiences

Students reflect on Global Transitions experiences

The Global Transitions program provided seven students with the opportunity to spend the Fall semester overseas and “enhanced their university experience by volunteering alongside the Ghanaian people,” said Dan Portanova, Global Transitions assistant.

Eddie Greenspan comes home to teach a course at Brock University

Eddie Greenspan comes home to teach a course at Brock University

Besides being Canada’s most famous criminal lawyer, Edward Greenspan has also made his mark as a journalist, author, television host, legal commentator and social advocate. Now the Niagara native can add another notch to his resume: Brock University teacher.

Prof’s book chronicles corporate social responsibility in mining

Prof’s book chronicles corporate social responsibility in mining

When Hevina Dashwood began looking at the issue of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector, she encountered a number of surprising research findings.

Political science grad students pull off their own conference

Political science grad students pull off their own conference

Graduate students can easily become so immersed in their independent research that it can be a challenge to find time to connect with their academic peers. . . .

Prof speaks at international convention on Tibet

Prof speaks at international convention on Tibet

Charles Burton, associate professor of Political Science at Brock, recently spoke at the sixth World Parliamentarians Convention on Tibet in Ottawa last week. . . .

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