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Congratulations to Dr. Zach Selden on his Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor!

Published: Aug 12th, 2018

Zachary Selden received his Ph.D. from the University of California – Los Angeles in 1996. He is the author of Economic Sanctions as Instruments of American Foreign Policy (Praeger, 1999), Alignment, Alliance,… Read More

We’re pleased to announce the Promotion to Full Professor of Dr. Sharon Austin!

Published: Aug 12th, 2018

Dr. Sharon Wright Austin is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida and has also taught courses at the Universities of Louisville, Michigan, and Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Austin… Read More

Congratulations to our four freshly minted PhDs!

Published: Aug 11th, 2018

From (left to right): Dr. Chesney McOmber, Dr. Li Li Chen, Dr. Brian Amos (and Dr. Ashley Hudson, not shown), with Professor Daniel Smith and Emeritus Professor Ken Wald.

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Mwaba and Dr. Sebastian Sclofsky!

Published: Aug 9th, 2018

Dr. Mwaba is starting as a Lecturer at Smith College this fall and Dr. Scolfsky is starting as an Assistant Professor at California State University, Stanislaus this fall. Terrific job… Read More

Political Science Flashback

Published: May 10th, 2018

Who is this dashing UF faculty member, soaking up the rays at Lake Wauburg?

Dr. Sharon Austin, The Caribbeanization of Black Politics

Published: May 8th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Austin, Director of the Program in African American Studies, on the publication of The Caribbeanization of Black Politics: Race, Group Consciousness, and Political Participation in America, with… Read More

Latest Issue of Perspectives on Politics is out!

Published: Apr 1st, 2017

Latest issue of Perspectives on Politics, edited by Professor Michael Bernhard and Professor Daniel O’Neill, is out with a provocative and timely cover.

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