Department of Political Science Department Semminars IPSA-NUS Summer School International Studies Review
Ted Hopf

Professor Ted Hopf has been appointed by the University as a Provost's Chair in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Professor Ted Hopf's appointment is in recognition of his outstanding and internationally acknowledged scholarly accomplishments.

External Intervention and the Politics of State Formation

Dr. Ja Ian Chong won the best book prize from the International Studies Association

Dr. Chong has also won the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Faculty Award for Promising Researcher. This award is presented to researchers who have produced research that shows potential impact and promise. Dr. Chong has been with FASS since 2010 and his research focuses on international relations, especially IR theory, security, and international relations in the Asia-Pacific. Of particular interest are issues that stand at the nexus of international and domestic politics. read more

Shamsul Haque

Professor Shamsul Haque won the Fred W. Riggs Award for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement

The Fred W. Riggs Award is awarded for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement in International and Comparative Administration by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).


Reconstructing the Cold War

Professor Ted Hopf won the Robert L. Jervis and Paul Schroeder Best Book Award

The Robert L. Jervis and Paul Schroeder Best Book Award is awarded annually by the American Political Science Association (APSA) for the best book in International History and Politics. For more details, please click read more


Reconstructing the Cold War

Dr. Robert Woodberry's recent scholarship acknowledged by multiple awards

Dr. Woodberry's article The Missionary Roots of Liberal Democracy (American Political Science Review 106(2): 244-74) has won the following awards:

  • The Luebbert Article Award for the best article in the field of comparative politics
  • The Michael Wallerstein Award for the best published article in Political Economy in the previous calendar year
  • American Political Science Association Best Article Award for an article focusing on democratization
Peter D. Finn

Mr. Peter D. Finn receives Public Spiritedness Award from SCDF

PhD Candidate Peter Finn received a Public Spiritedness Award (PSA) from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) 1st Division Commander LTC Alan Chong for leading firefighting efforts against a blaze at Engineering E4 Block on the night of April 23rd.

Peter D. Finn

Public Lecture Series by Distinguished Guest Speakers from Japan

The Political Science Department will jointly host a Public Lecture by Professor Kiichi Fujiwara discussing Japan's Foreign Policy. Professor Fujiwara is the Director of the Security Studies Unit for the Policy Alternatives Research Center at the University of Tokyo. We invite all faculty, students and members of the public with an interest in regional security affairs to attend this public lecture. The lecture will be held at NUSS Guild House Kent Ridge, Cluny and Dalvey Room. Admission is free of charge. More information may be found here.