Chair’s message

A photo of Elinor Sloan, who finishes her term as Chair of the Department of Political Science at Carleton University on June 30th, 2021.

Hello prospective student,

Join us here in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University. Our highly accomplished and award-winning team of 35 full-time faculty members is dedicated to your success and learning experience. Our program offers a wide range of courses with the flexibility to tailor to your interests.

It has been a challenging year for everyone. Our team is well versed in an online learning environment, and we’ve worked hard to ensure our students have had a good learning experience with the individual support they need. As we transition back to in-person classes at some point our faculty will continue to combine scholarly excellence with a caring teaching environment that prioritizes you, our student.

Located on a lush green peninsula surrounded by water, Carleton University offers a safe, peaceful learning environment just a short bike ride or skate to Canada’s political centre and all that Ottawa, a vibrant city of over 1 million people, offers. Apply today!

Professor Elinor Sloan
Chair, Department of Political Science

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