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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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Department Spotlight:  The Political Science Student Awards Reception will be held Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4 pm in Alumni Hall.

A reception honoring the outstanding achievements of political science students will be held on Tuesday, April 15th at 4pm in Alumni Hall.  The department will announce and recognize recipients of best paper awards, 2014-2015 scholarships, outstanding student awards, departmental honors and departmental honor roll for Spring 2013 and Fall 2013.  In addition, new members of Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society) will be initiated.  All political science students are welcome and encouraged to attend!


Panel Discussion: What can I really do with a Law Degree?
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 12:24 pm
What can I really do with a Law Degree? Wednesday, April 16th   6:30-8:00 p.m. Education Center Room 116 Speakers Include: Sheriff Al Cannon Judge Bentley Price Professor Geiza Vargas-Vargas Attorney Robert Rosen President Maverick Southern Kitchens Richard D. Elliott                          Pizza and Soda will be provided.
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Discussion Panel: The South and Midterm Elections
Posted on 31 March 2014 | 8:35 am
    Join us for a panel discussion on The South and Midterm Elections on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 3:30 pm in Wells Fargo Auditorium. Panelists include: Chris Jankowski, Republican Consultant and Strategist, Dr. Jordan Ragusa,  and Dr. Kendra Stewart.  Dr. Philip H. Jos will serve as the moderator of the discussion.    
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