The Faculty of Public Affairs brings together diverse academic units that prepare graduates to address regional and global challenges with the aim of fostering informed citizenship and building better societies. Our graduates are leaders in fields such as politics, media and communications, economics, international relations, and law. They are, quite literally, changing the world around them.
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SPPA Doctoral Student Chosen as 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar
Carleton University doctoral student Fahad Ahmad is one of 15 recipients of a unique doctoral scholarship in the social sciences and humanities presented by The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. Ahmad’s... More
Professors Win SSHRC Grant for Research on Women Miners
Law and Legal Studies Professor Doris Buss has devoted years to studying the tens of thousands of women who work in artisanal and small-scale mining in Africa. Along with Professor... More
Political Science Professor Receives $3.6 Million to Study Global Refugee Policy
James Milner, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, will receive $2.5 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), in addition to funds from other partners, for a... More