Welcome to the British Columbia Political Studies Association
The association exists to provide a forum for Political Scientists in British Columbia, Canada to present and discuss research and to collaborate on matters pertaining to teaching and learning of political science in post-secondary institutions in BC.
The Canadian Political Science Review
The Canadian Political Science Review is an open access journal especially dedicated to the promotion of scholarship within the British Columbia Political Studies Association (BCPSA), the Atlantic Provinces Political Science Association (APPSA) and the Prairie Political Science Association (PPSA).
The BCPSA 2018 Annual Conference will be held at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops Campus, on May 3 & 4, with the 2018 BC Political Science Articulation Committee meeting on Friday, May 4. More details are on this site. Contact Derek Cook, dcook”@”tru.ca for inquiries.
Professor Norman Ruff
It is with sadness that we note Professor Norman Ruff, expert and leading student of BC politics, passed away in August, 2017. Professor Ruff`s expertise, public engagement and contributions to teaching of BC politics are summarized in this Vancouver Sun Obituary. The BCPSA awards The Norman Ruff Prize for the best upper level undergraduate paper each year.