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Department of Political Science

Upcoming Events

Education Week8/21/2017 12:00 AM
Annual University Conference8/28/2017 12:00 AM
New Student Orientation8/31/2017 12:00 AM
Labor Day Holiday9/4/2017 12:00 AM
Fall 2017 Classes Begin9/5/2017 12:00 AM
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Read more about the annual WomanStats Investigator meeting held at BYU in July 2017, hosted by Prof. Donna Lee Bowen and former faculty member Prof. Valerie Hudson, now at Texas A&M. The WomanStats project is now the largest compliation of data on women in the world.

Prof. Quinn Mecham has spoken with BYUradio's Top of Mind with Julie Rose twice in the past month, once about the UK elections, Qatar, and ISIS attacks on Iran, and again regarding Macron's France, the new Saudi prince, and the recent outbreak of cholera in Yemen.

A recent New York Times article entitled "The Universal Phenomenon of Men Interrupting Women" referenced Prof. Chris Karpowitz's book, "The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberations, and Institutions."
Our Spring 2017 newsletter features news about women in politics, events from the Winter 2017 semester, student achievements, and both faculty and alumni spotlights.
Read about this year's Beyond BYU program, which brought over one hundred students from BYU, BYU-Hawaii, and BYU-Idaho to Washington, D.C. for a two-day career and networking event.
Congratulations to Soren Schmidt, who was chosen as our April 2017 Valedictorian. He and other students were recognized at the BYUPAS Closing Banquet this past March.
​​​​Click here for more news on our blog!​​​