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Department of Political Science

Upcoming Events

Social Innovation Solution Competition Kickoff10/23/2017 7:00 PM
State Department Career Info Session10/24/2017 9:30 AM
FBI Info Session10/25/2017 4:00 PM
Grad School Prep Workshop10/26/2017 11:00 AM
Women's Studies Colloquium10/26/2017 12:00 PM
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The Fall 2017 edition of The Political Science Post, our department newsletter, focuses on the Middle East. It also features information on faculty research, department and club activities, and both student and alumni spotlights.

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 the August 2017 Convocation! Go here to learn more about Davin, who is now attending BYU Law School.
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! He 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 entitled "The Role of U.S. State Governments in International Relations, 1980-2015."
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