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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

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