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Pat’s Retirement

Published: Apr 3rd, 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016 was Pat Root’s last day in the Department’s office. Since joining the department in January 2010, Pat has worked—most reliably, efficiently, and capably—under three chairs, four… Read More

Congrats, graduates!

Published: Dec 25th, 2015

Congratulations to our newly-minted PhDs!!! From left: Prof. Dan O’Neill, Dr. Jonathon Whooley, Dr. Lorna Bracewell, Dr. Amy Stringer, Prof. Laura Sjoberg, Prof. Michael Martinez, Dr. Roger Austin, Prof. Dan… Read More

Holiday Luncheon

Published: Dec 14th, 2015

The Department held its annual holiday potluck luncheon on December 14. Attendance was high and everyone was in a festive mood. A big thank you to Sue Lawless-Yanchisin for organizing… Read More

Information Cafe

Published: Nov 23rd, 2015

Twenty political science majors and prospective majors attended the third Political Science Information Cafe, held November 9 in Emerson Alumni Hall. Participating faculty and other resource persons chatted with students in… Read More

Congrats, Class of 2015!

Published: Aug 18th, 2015

Congratulations Drs. (from left) Mauro Caraccioli, Jadon Marianetti, and Manu Samnotra! Congratulations also to three freshly-minted PhDs not in the picture: Vincent Adejumo, Nic Knowlton, and Rachel Yon!

2015 Best Honors Thesis Award Winner

Published: Aug 18th, 2015

Congratulations to Jacquelyn Johnson, winner of the 2015 Best Honors Thesis Award! Jacquelyn’s thesis, “The Politics of National Accounts: Debt and Deficit in the European Union,” was supervised by Prof.… Read More

Congrats, Class of 2015!

Published: May 12th, 2015

Congratulations to the 216 political science majors who graduated in Spring 2015! Four political science professors participated in the commencement ceremony on May 3, 2015. From left: Ido Oren, Suzanne… Read More

Lunch with the Chair!

Published: May 12th, 2015

On April 28, 2015, six graduating seniors majoring in political science had an informal lunch with the Department Chair, Ido Oren, the Associate Chair, Bryon Moraski, and the Internship Coordinator,… Read More

Annual Spring Banquet

Published: Mar 31st, 2015

The Department held its annual Spring Banquet on March 24, 2015, at the Sweetwater Branch Inn. Some 70 people attended, including faculty members, spouses, associate deans, and supporters. Our distinguished… Read More

Congratulations, Dr. Ramón Galiñanes!

Published: Jan 6th, 2015

Congratulations Dr. Ramon Galinanes! Ramon’s dissertation was supervised by Professor Philip Williams (right).