Famous Political Scientists from Canada

List of notable or famous political scientists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top political scientists born in Canada and even some popular political scientists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian political scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These political scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known political scientist from Canada is included when available.

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  • Abigail "Abbie" B. Bakan (born 1954) was chair of the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of ...more
    • Birthplace: Cambridge, Guelph, Canada
    Hugh Alan Craig Cairns, OC FRSC is a Canadian political science professor emeritus.
  • Albert Wesley Johnson
    Dec. at 87 (1923-2010)
    • Birthplace: Insinger, Canada
    Albert Wesley ("Al") Johnson, (October 18, 1923 – November 9, 2010) was a Canadian civil servant, former president of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, professor in the department of political ...more
  • Alpheus Todd
    Dec. at 62 (1821-1884)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    Alpheus Todd (July 30, 1821 – January 22, 1884) was an English-born Canadian librarian and constitutional historian, most notable for his publications on parliamentary government.
    • Birthplace: Canada
    Anthony Stephen King (17 November 1934 – 12 January 2017) was a Canadian-British professor of government, psephologist and commentator. He taught at the Department of Government at the University of ...more
  • Bernard Zylstra
    Dec. at 52 (1934-1986)
    Bernard Zylstra (1934–1986) was the principal and the professor of political theory at the Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His influence on the development of Christian ...more