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Changing of the Guard

Published: Aug 18th, 2017

Changing of the guard: August 15th was the last day of Ido Oren’s (pictured on the right) term as Department Chair. Congratulations and best of luck to the incoming Chair,… Read More

Congrats to the Winner of the 2017 Best Honors Thesis Award, Hunter Waters!

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Congratulations to Hunter Waters, winner of the 2017 Best Honors Thesis Award. Hunter’s thesis was titled “Detention or Discrimination: Pretrial Relases of Juvenile Felony Offenders in Adult Court.” It was… Read More

Lina Benabdallah Wins UF Graduate Student Teaching Award

Published: May 8th, 2017

Congratulations to Lina Benabdallah on receiving a UF Graduate Student Teaching Award! The award ceremony was held on Friday at the Friends of Music Room. From Left: Provost Joe Glover;… Read More

Congratulations, Class of 2017!

Published: May 1st, 2017

Congratulations to the 215 political science undergraduate majors who graduated this weekend! May you go from strength to strength in your future studies, careers, and life in general.

Congratulations, Ph.D. Class of 2017!

Published: May 1st, 2017

Hearty congratulations to newly-minted PhDs Drs. Lina Benabdallah and Oumar Ba. Not in the picture, Drs. Rob Scharr, Keith Lee, and Richard Yon.

J. Brent Walker Honored with Distinguished Alumnus Award

Published: May 1st, 2017

At the April 29 commencement ceremony, J. Brent Walker, an alum of the Department, was honored with a Distinguished Alumnus Award. From 1999 to 2016 Walker was executive director of… Read More

APSA Announces New Editorial Team for Perspectives on Politics

Published: Apr 1st, 2017

The American Political Science Association (APSA) has announced a new editorial team for Perspectives on Politics, one of its flagship journals dedicated to “Political Science in the Public Sphere.” APSA selected… Read More

2017 Department Spring Banquet

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

The Department held its annual Spring Banquet on March 21, 2017, at the Sweetwater Branch Inn. About 75 people attended, including faculty members, graduate students, staff members, spouses, and supporters.… 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