Political Science at UWindsor


Group of Political Science faculty outside

Faculty in Political Science are active scholars and devoted teachers, offering students individual attention and close supervision in small programs. Select their names to learn more about them.



Roy Amore

Ph.D., Columbia University

Email: amore@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2405 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1132

Research interests: Comparative Asian politics; engaged Buddhism; world religions and politics

William P. Anderson

Professor, Cross-Border Institute (CBI)
Ph.D., Boston University

Email: bander@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2366 / Office: Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre 218

Research interests: Economic geography; transportation studies; international trade, urban geography; energy and environmental studies; urban and regional economic modelling; US-Canada relations; interregional and international migration; quantitative methods; political geography

Stephen Brooks

Ph.D., Carleton University

Email: brooks3@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2352 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1138

Research interests: Canadian politics; American politics; Canada-U.S. relations; public and cultural diplomacy

Geoffrey D. Callaghan

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., McMaster University

Email: geoffcal@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext. 2359 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1140

Research Interests: Constitutional Law; Judicial Process; Political Theory; Democratic-Institutions Theory

Cheryl N. Collier

Co-Director, Health Research Centre for the Study of Violence Against Women
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Dr. Collier is currently serving as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Email: ccollier@uwindsor.ca 

Research interests: Women, gender and politics; comparative and Canadian public policy; federalism and provincial politics; social movements; social policy

Chile Eboe-Osuji

Paul Martin Sr. Chair
Ph.D., University of Middlesex, London England
LLD (hc) Univeristy of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Email: C.Eboe-Osuji@uwindsor.ca  

Jamey Essex

Ph.D., Syracuse University

Email: jessex@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2358 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1139

Research interests: Political geography and geopolitics; globalization and development; agriculture and food; international political economy

Gregory Feldman

Associate Professor
PhD., Syracuse University, Anthropology

Email: gfeldman@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext. 2364 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1150

Research Interests: Anthropology with critical perspectives on sovereignty, action, migration, security and technocracy.  His geographic interests are in Europe, North America, and Africa

Anna Lanoszka

Ph.D., Dalhousie University

Email: alanos@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2355 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1160

Research Interests: International trade; development; theories of IPE; economic policy-making; democratization and liberalization processes

Elena Maltseva

(On Leave as of July 1, 2023)

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Chair
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Email: maltseva@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2175 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1158

Research interests: Comparative politics; comparative public policy; political behavior and democratic politics

Lydia Miljan

Department Head, Political Science
Ph.D., University of Calgary

Email: lmiljan@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2361 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1147

Research interests: Public policy; politics and the media; research methodology; political behaviour and elections

Tom Najem

Ph.D., Durham University

Email: tnajem@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 5020 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1142

Research interests: International relations; comparative politics of the developing world; Middle East politics

Jesse Salah Ovadia

Associate Professor
Ph.D., York University

Email: jesse.ovadia@uwindsor.ca / Twitter: @js_ovadia / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2353 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1136

Research interests: International and comparative political economy; African politics; development theory; oil and resource politics

Emmanuelle Richez

Associate Professor
Ph.D., McGill University

 Email: emmanuelle.richez@uwindsor.ca / Twitter: @emmarichez / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2395 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1144

Research interests: Canadian and Québec politics; judicial and constitutional politics; cultural diversity management policies and nationalism

Andrew Richter

Associate Professor
Ph.D., York University

Email: arichter@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2354 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1148

Research interests: International relations and strategic studies; defence studies; weapons proliferation; Canadian foreign policy

John Sutcliffe


Graduate Chair
Ph.D., Cambridge University

Email: sutclif@uwindsor.ca / Phone: 519-253-3000 ext 2347 / Office: Chrysler Hall North 1155

Research interests: European and comparative politics; international relations

Adjunct Professor

Rebecca Major

Associatet Professor - Political Science - Adjunct University of Windsor
Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan

Associatet Professor - NVD Research Chair
Indigenous Governance Degree - Yukon University

Research interests:  Canadian Indigenous policy and change, Indigenous women in politics, public policy


James H. Wittebols, Ph.D., Washington State University

Joan P. Boase, Ph.D., York University, faculty since 1988

E. Donald Briggs, briggs@uwindsor.ca, Ph.D., University of London, faculty since 1963

C. Lloyd Brown-John, Ph.D., University of Toronto, faculty since 1968

Terence A. Keenleyside, Ph.D., University of London, faculty since 1971

Robert Krause, rkrause@uwindsor.ca, M.A., University of Windsor, faculty since 1970

Walter Soderlund, akajake@uwindsor.ca, Ph.D., University of Michigan, faculty since 1968

Ihor Stebelsky, stebels@uwindsor.ca, Ph.D., University of Washington, faculty since 1968

Ronald Wagenberg, Ph.D., University of London, faculty since 1963 



Martha Lee

Professor and Assistant Provost for Inter-Faculty Programs
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Cecil Houston

Ph.D., University of Toronto

Michael Bell

Ambassador to Jordan, Israel and Egypt
M.A. and B.A., University of Windsor

Bruce Edward Burton

M.Soc.Sc., University of The Hague, faculty since 1966
Associate Professor, University of Windsor

Howard Pawley

PC; OC; OM; QC; BA; LLB; LLD, University of Windsor 

Trevor Price

Ph.D., Queen's University, faculty since 1968

David Wurfel

 Ph.D., Cornell University, faculty since 1968