Upcoming Events

Independence Day Holiday7/4/2016 12:00 AM
Pioneer Day Holiday7/24/2016 12:00 AM
Labor Day Holiday9/5/2016 12:00 AM
Durham Lecture1/26/2017 11:00 AM
Independence Day Holiday7/4/2017 12:00 AM
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Click here to read an article in The Economist that mentions a public working paper by Professors Darren Hawkins and Jay Goodliffe. The paper is regarding the impact of foreign aid distribution to well-run countries versus those that are managed poorly.

Congratulations to junior Soren Schmidt, who was recently granted a $2,000 scholarship from Pi Sigma Alpha for his Summer 2016 internship in the office of Senator Jeff Flake! This is the second year in a row a student from BYU has received this honor.

Nearly 100 BYU students recently attended Beyond BYU 2016, which was held May 5-6 in Washington, D.C. Click here for an article in The Daily Universe, and click here for a post on our department blog.
The Stan A. Taylor Endowed Fund was recently set up to honor emeritus faculty member Stan Taylor and to help students in Political Science and International Relations. Click here to learn more.
Congratulations to James Martherus, Jenah House, and Clarissa Gregory, who placed in the 2016 Fulton Mentored Learning Conference in April 2016. Over 600 students participated in the event with nearly 300 posters.
Click here to read about a recent study published in the American Political Science Review, in which Prof. Donna Lee Bowen and Pepetua Lynne Nielsen showed a distinct correlation between poor government and poor treatment of women.
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