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Department of Political Science

Message from the Chair

Gibbs Knotts
Gibbs Knotts, Department Chair
Welcome to the Department of Political Science. Whether you are interested in American campaigns and elections or international human rights, global climate change or criminal justice, foreign policy or urban planning, Chinese politics or the politics of Africa, intelligence gathering or health policy, public opinion or revolutionary protest, local community groups or international development agencies, the Department of Political Science has the faculty, the courses, and the extracurricular programming for you.
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Political Science Intern Pursues Passion and Positive Change
Posted on 18 February 2015 | 12:37 pm
Senior political science major Abigail Tennenbaum has a passion for food and a desire for positive change. Through her fall internship at the College of Charleston’s Office of Sustainability, Abigail integrated both of these aspects. Her major project during her internship was determining the feasibility of procuring local produce from GrowFood Carolina, South Carolina’s first […]
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ACLU President Susan Herman Speaks at Political Science Convocation
Posted on 12 February 2015 | 12:33 pm
The annual Political Science Convocation of Majors took place on February 5th in Sottile Theater. The department was fortunate to have Susan Herman, president of the American Civil Liberties Union and Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, speak about “Civil Liberties and the ‘War on Terror.’” Herman’s talk focused on the time-period after […]
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