Tag: Political Science

Brandon University (BU) faculty members are receiving significant funding for their international projects from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Dr. Allison McCulloch of BU’s Department of Political Science will receive $337,185 over three years as a principal investigator on an SSHRC Open Research Area award.

Professor Emeritus Dr. Meir Serfaty, who served more than 45 years at Brandon University (BU), will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award later this month at the 2021 Spring Convocation.
“Meir is the epitome of a dedicated academic who has been an inspiration to generations of students as well as to his fellow faculty members,” said BU Vice-President (Academic & Provost) Dr. Steve Robinson.

While power-sharing is a road to overcoming ethnic conflict in some countries, not everyone who lives in those nations is effectively represented in government.
Dr. Allison McCulloch’s research project will look at ways that power-sharing governments can develop inclusive and effective asylum polices.

Brandon University student Marshall Morrisseau had a remarkable opportunity as one of only two Canadian youths to participate in a United Nations event focusing on narcotic drugs nearly a month ago in Vienna. Courtesy of the Brandon Sun, here is a look at Morrisseau’s experience:
Morrisseau learns a lot at UN summit
By: Michele LeTourneau, Local Journalism Initiative reporter
Posted: 03/26/2020 3:00 AM
Marshall Morrisseau, one of two youths to join the Canadian delegation at the United Nations in Vienna, has returned home to Brandon with new tools related to substance use and trauma.

BRANDON – Students from Brandon University (BU) and Minot State University (MSU) are meeting today at the International Peace Garden to renew a tradition that dates back to the college days for both institutions.
More than 35 students and five faculty members are taking part in the 65th annual political science conference between BU and MSU, presenting on this year’s topic of Canada and the United States: Then and Now. Brandon University is being represented by 23 students and four faculty member.