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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 Students Participate in 9th Annual Model United Nations
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 10:15 am
The College of Charleston Political Science Department held its 9th annual Model United Nations on November 7-8. Over 130 students from a variety of academic departments participated in the event. Each student served as a delegate representing one of 44 member states. Students were assigned to four different committees: Drones in Peacekeeping Missions, Pandemic Containment, […]
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Second Recipient of the W.N. Looper Award Interns in Washington D.C.
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 10:07 am
Political Science and Communication double-major, Maddy Boggs was selected as the second recipient of the W.N. Looper Award. The award is sponsored by 1983 alumna Ann Looper Pryor and provides $3,000 to help cover the costs associated with interning in Washington D.C.  This past summer Maddy worked for U.S. Representative Joe Wilson (SC-2).  We asked […]
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