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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

Department Welcome Back Reception

Published: Sep 12th, 2016

On Friday afternoon, September 9, the Department held its annual “welcome back” reception. Some 40-50 faculty members and graduate students attended the reception and a good time was had by… Read More

RIP John Spanier

Published: Aug 30th, 2016

With sadness, we note the passing away of John Spanier. Spanier was an active member of the Department for almost 40 years, 1957-1996. Many of us have had the privilege… Read More

Richard Scher and Ken Wald Retire

Published: May 19th, 2016

Two pillars of the Department, Professors Kenneth Wald and Richard Scher, are retiring this month. Ken and Richard have been members of the department for 33 and 44 years respectively,… Read More