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Published: Aug 19th, 2014

Congratulations Drs. Stuart Strome and Tristan Vellinga! Stu’s dissertation was supervised by Prof. Leann Brown and Tristan’s by Prof. Amie Kreppel.  

Congrats, Dr. Huder!

Published: Apr 28th, 2014

Joshua C. Huder, Ph.D., has represented the department in Washington, D.C. for the last two years and we are proud to announce his recent graduation. Josh left Gainesville after accepting… Read More

Thank you, Dietmar!

Published: Apr 22nd, 2014

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 at Sweetwater Branch Inn

Published: Apr 21st, 2014

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

Congrats, Bryce, on your best paper award!

Published: Mar 31st, 2014

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

Congrats, Dr. Hicks!

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

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

Inequality and Democratization: an Elite Competition Approach

Published: Mar 17th, 2014

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

UF Represented in Baton Rouge

Published: Feb 18th, 2014

Undergraduate major Michelle Asuncion represented UF at the 22nd National conference of the National Association of African-American Studies and Affiliates, held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Feb 10-15. She presented… Read More

Graduate Student Socialization Series

Published: Feb 16th, 2014

On Friday some 30 graduate students attended the second session of the Department’s graduate student socialization series. Professors Amie Kreppel, Ben Smith and Leo Villalon spoke and answered questions on… Read More

US Air Force Academy Assembly

Published: Feb 10th, 2014

Two of our undergraduate majors, Shannon Crawford and Nishant Srivastava, have recently attended the United States Air Force Academy Assembly, a prestigious annual undergraduate student conference held in Colorado Springs. The… Read More