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Department of Political Science

Upcoming Events

FHSS TA Training9/28/2017 11:00 AM
BYUPAS Opening Social9/28/2017 11:00 AM
Women's Studies Colloquium9/28/2017 12:00 PM
Public Affairs Lecture Series9/28/2017 4:30 PM
Palmer Lecture10/4/2017 12:00 PM
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Thomas B. Edsall of the New York Times recently referenced the research of Prof. Mike Barber and Prof. Jeremy Pope for their paper "Does Party Trump Ideology? Disentangling Party and Ideology in America." Read more here.

Congratulations to Davin Guinn for his selection as the Political Science Valedictorian for August 2017 Convocation! Davin started attending BYU Law this Fall 2017.

Prof. Donna Lee Bowen was the featured speaker at the August 2017 FHSS Convocation. Her remarks focused on how strong leadership can help confront tyranny. Read a summary and also find a link to her full address here.
We are excited to welcome new assistant professor John Holbein to our faculty this Fall! Prof. Holbein has already received mention in the New York Magazine and in the Washington Post for a recent study he published in the American Political Science Review. Read more about Prof. Holbein here.
Prof. Earl Fry recently published an article in the International Negotiation Journal. It is entitled "The Role of U.S. State Governments in International Relations, 1980-2015."
Read more about the annual WomanStats Investigator meeting held at BYU in July 2017. The event was hosted by our own Prof. Donna Lee Bowen and former faculty member Valerie Hudson, now at Texas A&M. The WomanStats Project is the largest compilation of data on women in the world.
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