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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 Department Hosts Domestic Violence Town Hall
Posted on 15 January 2015 | 3:19 pm
On the evening of January 13th, the College of Charleston Political Science Department hosted a Domestic Violence Town Hall in Sottile Theater. Professors Christopher Day and Claire Wofford worked in collaboration with ABC News 4 (WCIV-TV) and the Post and Courier to facilitate a discussion between experts in the field of domestic violence and the […]
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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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