Rob Aitken, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Political Science Dept

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

POL S 364 - Introduction to International Political Economy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course provides an introduction to the ideas, institutions, and forces which are shaping the new international political economy. It examines the politics of trading blocks such as NAFTA and the EU, North-South relations, and the interactions of markets and states in the global economy. Prerequisite: One of POL S 235, 261 (or 230, 240, or 260) or Department consent.

LECTURE B1 (76058) Download syllabus
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (T 1-129)


POL S 399 - Third-Year Honors Seminar

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-3S-0)

Research design and research methods for Political Science Honors Students. Note: Restricted to Honors Students in Third Year or those with consent of Department.

SEMINAR B1 (73418) Download syllabus
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
F 13:00 - 15:50 (HC 2-25)


POL S 660 - Theories of International Politics I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A review and critique of the traditional theories of international politics and their contemporary challenges.

SEMINAR B1 (77756) Download syllabus
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
T 13:00 - 15:50 (T 10-04)

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

POL S 364 - Introduction to International Political Economy

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course provides an introduction to the ideas, institutions, and forces which are shaping the new international political economy. It examines the politics of trading blocks such as NAFTA and the EU, North-South relations, and the interactions of markets and states in the global economy. Prerequisite: One of POL S 235, 261 (or 230, 240, or 260) or Department consent.

LECTURE B1 (46516) Download syllabus
2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (TBD)


POL S 399 - Third-Year Honors Seminar

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-3S-0)

Research design and research methods for Political Science Honors Students. Note: Restricted to Honors Students in Third Year or those with consent of Department.

SEMINAR B1 (45198) Download syllabus
2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
F 13:00 - 15:50 (TBD)