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Thank you, Dietmar!

In the past four years, we were truly fortunate to have Dietmar Schirmer as our DAAD (German Government) Visiting Associate Professor. Dietmar became an integral part of the department, took an… Read More

Spring Banquet

Spring Banquet at Sweetwater Branch Inn

The Department held it annual Spring Banquet on April 8, 2014, at the Sweetwater Branch Inn. More than 70 people attended, including faculty members, spouses, the dean, and supporters. Our… Read More

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Congrats, Bryce, on your best paper award!

Bryce Freeman, a dual Political Science and Economics graduating senior, was one of three undergraduate students to win the University Scholars Program’s university-wide Best Paper contest. His paper, “Purging Participation?… Read More

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Congrats, Dr. Hicks!

Will Hicks successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation, Representation in the American States: Partisan Competition and its Conflicting Effects on Representative Government, on March 14, 2014. Will’s doctoral committee is comprised of Larry… Read More

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Inequality and Democratization: an Elite Competition Approach

The Department of Political Science is excited to announce that David Samuels, Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, will present material from his co-authored book with… Read More