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Department of Political Science

Upcoming Events

Office Closed7/25/2016 12:00 AM
Mormons and Modernism: Modernism, Secularism - and the Mormon Response?7/29/2016 9:00 AM
Labor Day Holiday9/5/2016 12:00 AM
Truman G. Madsen Lecture on Eternal Man9/15/2016 7:00 PM
Durham Lecture1/26/2017 11:00 AM
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The BYU Radio show, "Top of Mind With Julie Rose," recently featured CSED Co-Director and Associate Professor Jeremy Pope in a discussion on the GOP Convention, Puerto Rico Recovery, and Economic Mobility. Listen here.

Why is it important that we know more about the failed coup in Turkey last week and the resulting fall-out? Assistant Professor Quinn Mecham explains how in this article from The Cairo Review of Global Affairs.

Click here to read Professor Sven Wilson's paper in the National Bureau of Economic Research. The paper is entitled "Persistent Social Networks: Civil War veterans who Fought Together Co-Locate in Later Life."
Click here to read Professor Eric Hyer's short essay in The National Interest, "The U.S. and Japan May Literally Start a War over Rocks in the South China Sea," about recent territorial disputes in that region. The Permanent Court of Abitration recently handed down a decision in the case.
Alumni Spotlight: Click here to learn more about alum Bryan Montgomery (BA '92 in IR), who serves as city manager of Oakley, CA and frequently travels to Mexico and other parts of Latin America with the International City/County Management Association.
This year, Sigma student authors received cash awards as part of the Dr. Garth N. Jones Student Writing Award, which is a new addition to the department. Click here to read more about the award, the authors and their papers.
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