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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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News

Political Science Students Reflect on Model African Union
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 10:18 am
After weeks of preparation and countless attempts at understanding parliamentary procedure, the College of Charleston Model African Union team piled into a convoy of minivans and embarked on the journey to Washington, D.C. for the annual Model AU simulation. We arrived at the hotel not quite sure what to expect, who we were going to […]
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Political Science Department Presents Polarization and the U.S. Constitution
Posted on 27 February 2015 | 9:53 am
On February 23, the Political Science and Philosophy Departments collaborated to present “Polarization and the U.S. Constitution.” This panel was the first part of a three part series on the U.S. Constitution and featured political science professors, Jordan Ragusa and Claire Wofford, and philosophy professors, Larry Krasnoff and Richard Nunan.  Gibbs Knotts, political science professor […]
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