Dr. Allen Sens Awarded 2018 CPSA Prize for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to UBC Political Science Professor Dr. Allen Sens, who was awarded the 2018 Canadian Political Science Association Prize for Teaching Excellence!

The Canadian Political Science Association awards Excellence in Teaching Prize to recognize the contributions of political scientists to excellence in teaching and student learning.

For more information on the prize, visit the link here.


Allen G. Sens (Ph.D, Queen’s) specializes in international relations, with a research and teaching focus on international security. He has a particular interest in armed conflict and conflict management, especially peace operations, nuclear weapons and arms control, European security, and Canadian foreign and defence policy. Dr. Sens is currently the principal investigator for a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant on knowledge mobilization through radio podcasting. Dr. Sens is currently serving as the Director of Undergraduate Programs for the Department of Political Science. He is also co-coordinator of the Terry Project, and is a co-teacher of ASIC 200, an integrated Arts/Science course in global issues. He is a graduate of the UBC Certificate Program in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. In 2003, Dr. Sens was a recipient of the UBC Killam Teaching Prize.