Watch: Graduate Program Online Info Session 2021
Are you thinking of a graduate degree in Political Science? Watch this recording of our online information session from Oct 2021 to learn how you can apply to a Graduate Program at UBC Political Science.
Prof. Paul Quirk commented on Biden’s role in the 2024 presidential election
Biden's age has always been a cause for concern. UBC political science professor Dr. Paul Quirk says if Biden’s “senior moments” don’t become noticeably more frequent or more alarming over the next two years, he will probably run for a second term. "If the economy is in a strong recovery and the pandemic is behind us, he should have excellent prospects in the election, and there won't be a strong argument that any alternative nominee would be more electable," he added.
Professor Yves Tiberghien commented on Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s lack of presence at COP26
The Chinese leader has empowered chief climate envoy, Xie Zhenhua, to act in China’s interest at the summit. That is why Professor Yves Tiberghien doesn’t see Xi’s lack of presence at COP26 making a big difference there. “So in the end, what matters is to have the top negotiators of each major country present and for those negotiators to have complete mandate of their leaders,” said Professor Yves Tiberghien