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Department of Political Science

Upcoming Events

New Student Orientation8/25/2016 12:00 AM
NSO Open House8/26/2016 3:00 PM
NSO Showcase8/26/2016 4:00 PM
Fall 2016 Classes Begin8/29/2016 12:00 AM
Labor Day Holiday9/5/2016 12:00 AM
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Recent alumna Alejandra Gimenez was named a 2016-2017 APSA Minority Fellowship Program recipient during the Fall 2015 application cycle. Click here to learn more about her!

Check out the most recent issue of Connections, the FHSS Magazine. You will find articles about Twitter and politics, gender in politics, a Q&A with Prof. Fry, and a tribute to the late Prof. Bill Daynes.

Click here to read an article by Prof. Kirk Hawkins in the Washington Post Monkey Cage. The article focuses on populism and Trump.
Congratulations to Lauren Barden Hair, who was selected as the August 2016 Valedictorian for Political Science! Click here to learn more about Lauren and the April 2016 Valedictorian Alejandra Gimenez.
Prof. Quinn Mecham recently appeared on the BYU Radio show Top of Mind with Julie Rose. He discussed Thailand, South Sudan, and Boko Haram. Listen here.
The Beta Mu Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha won a Best Chapter Award for 2015-16. This marks the 5th year in a row that BYU has received this honor. Congratulations!
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