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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

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