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Department of Political Science

Upcoming Events

Dominion and Global Stewardship in Anthropocene1/20/2017 3:00 PM
Durham Lecture1/26/2017 11:00 AM
Utah State Capitol Trip1/26/2017 12:30 PM
Wheatley Institution: Roger Porter1/26/2017 4:00 PM
A Christian Approach to Environmental Concern1/27/2017 3:00 PM
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A hearty congratulations to current student Laura Boyer, who received the 2016 MPSA award for Best Undergraduate Paper Presented in a Poster Format! Laura will be honored at the upcoming 2017 MPSA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

BYUradio's Top of Mind with Julie Rose featured a few faculty the week before Christmas. Prof. Quinn Mecham reappeared on the show to discuss the 2016 World Events in Review, and Prof. Eric Hyer and adjunct professor Robert Griffiths discussed Taiwan and US-China relations.

Alumna Luisa Patoni-Rees (BA '14) appeared on BYU News. Luisa, a current BYU Law student, spent a week in Texas volunteering at a 
detention center for woman and children fleeing violence in their home country and seeking asylum in the United States.
Professor Mike Barber recently spoke on Top of Mind with Julie Rose on BYUradio about gerrymandering in light of the SCOTUS arguments.
Alumni Spotlight: Meet Jordan Robers (BA '12), who worked for TargetPoint Consulting in Washington, DC and who now works with O.C. Tanner in SLC. He is also doing an online masters program with Northwestern.
Prof. Josh Gubler joined BYUradio's Top of Mind MidEast panel in early December to discuss the latest development in Syria's civil war and how Israelis and Palestinans have reacted to the election of Donald Trump.
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