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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┬áconference held in Colorado Springs. The… Read More

PoliSci Information Cafe

Published: Jan 16th, 2014

The Department held its first Political Science Information Cafe yesterday. Close to 40 undergraduate students attended the event (held in Emerson Alumni Hall), mingling in an informal setting with faculty… Read More

Congrats, Dr. Wainscott!

Published: Jan 2nd, 2014

Visit from Congress

Published: Nov 6th, 2013

Pedro Pierluisi, the resident commissioner of Puerto Rico in the U.S. House of Representatives, visited Professor Hedge’s legislative process course. Congressman Pierluisi, now serving his second term in Congress, discussed… Read More

Reception Honoring Drs. Matheny and Martinez

Published: Nov 3rd, 2013

This afternoon some 40 faculty, staff members and spouses attended a reception at the Chair’s house honoring Albert Matheny and Michael Martinez for their tremendous record of service to the… Read More

Rachel McGovern interned in Washington, D.C. this summer

Published: Oct 9th, 2013

Undergraduate student Rachel McGovern (pictured with alumna Debbie Wasserman Schultz) writes: This past summer I interned in the Office of the Chair at the Democratic National Committee. I spent ten… Read More

Christina Ford interned in Washington, D.C. this summer

Published: Oct 8th, 2013

Our undergraduate student Christina Ford writes: This summer, I participated in the White House Internship program as an intern for Mrs. Michelle Obama in the Office of the First Lady.… Read More

Welcome Back!

Published: Sep 11th, 2013

The department held its annual “welcome back” reception today for faculty and grad students. A good time was had by all. Thanks to grad secretary Sue Lawless-Yanchisin for organizing the… Read More

Congrats to our latest Ph.D.

Published: Aug 30th, 2013

Kudos to another new UF Ph.D! Dr. Evgenia Ilieva received her doctorate this summer, and begins her new career at Ithaca College this fall.