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2018 Department Spring Banquet, with Dr. Melissa Michelson

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

The Department held its annual Spring Banquet on March 22, 2018, at the Sweetwater Branch Inn. Our distinguished guest speaker was Professor Melissa Michelson, Menlo College. The following awards were… Read More

Professor Richard Conley’s Native American Reservation Spring Break Study Tour

Published: Mar 16th, 2017

Professor Richard Conley (second from right) led eight students last week on a spring break study tour of Native American reservations and sites in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Montana. Louis… Read More

Professor Leslie Anderson Recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship

Published: Dec 16th, 2016

Hearty congratulations to Professor Leslie Anderson on winning a research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities! Prof. Anderson’s research project is titled “Democratic Enclaves in Times of Trouble:… Read More

Department Holiday Luncheon

Published: Dec 16th, 2016

The Department held its annual holiday potluck luncheon on Monday, December 12th. The food was yummy and everyone was in a festive mood. A huge thank you to Sue Lawless-Yanchisin for… Read More

Department Retreat at the Harn Museum of Art

Published: Dec 16th, 2016

Department faculty and graduate students participated today in a half-day retreat at the Harn Museum of Art. The event included a tour of the galleries as well as a discussion… Read More

Dr. Michael Cohen’s “Unlocking DC” Presentation

Published: Nov 14th, 2016

About 40 political science majors attended Dr. Michael Cohen’s presentation today on “Unlocking DC: Pursuing Internships and Careers in the Nation’s Capital.”

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Political Theory Announced

Published: Oct 27th, 2016

Exciting news: the Department has been authorized to recruit a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in political theory. Click here for details about the position.

Workshops for Undergraduates Interested in Graduate Study in Political Science

Published: Oct 27th, 2016

Graduate students from the department, led by Lina Benabdallah, are organizing a series of workshops for undergraduate students who are applying to graduate programs. About 15 undergraduates attended the first… Read More

Australian Photographer Visits Professor Hozic’s Class “Art and War”

Published: Oct 10th, 2016

On October 4, 2016, Stephen Dupont — an Australian photographer, documentary filmmaker and artist — spoke to Professor Aida Hozic’s undergraduate class on Art and War. The class revolves around… Read More

Professor Zach Selden’s RSP “Cold War 2.0? Managing a relationship with revisionist Russia”

Published: Oct 3rd, 2016

Our “interpreting current events” series was off to a good start today with a presentation by Professor Zach Selden. Selden’s talk was titled “Cold War 2.0? Managing a relationship with… Read More