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Three Visiting Assistant Professorships Open

Date posted: April 14th, 2017

The Department of Political Science is hiring three Visiting Assistant Professors for the 2017-18 academic year! Hiring committees will be reviewing the applications the last two weeks of May, so please make sure to have all application materials sent in before that. …Read more.

POSC Major Jacob Sandstrom Attends 58th Air Force Academy Assembly

Date posted: March 20th, 2017

POSC Major Jacob Sandstrom recently attended the 58th Air Force Academy Assembly. Read about his experience below!
Serving as a student delegate at the 58th Air Force Academy Assembly, entitled “Inside the Wire: American Security and Cyber Warfare,” was a phenomenal opportunity to discuss the future of defense in the Information Age. …Read more.

Fall 2017 Course Descriptions

Date posted: March 17th, 2017

It’s never too early to start thinking about courses to take next semester! See what the Political Science Department is offering here. …Read more.

Spring 2017 Senior Capstone Presentations and Dinner

Date posted: March 17th, 2017

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Senior Capstone Presentations and Dinner. All are welcome to attend and see what Political Science majors have been busy researching.
April 19, 5:00-8:00p.m., TVUC Senior Classroom …Read more.

Faculty in the News – February

Date posted: March 17th, 2017

Check out what the Political Science faculty was up to during the month of February:

Professor Karen Beckwith participated in a panel discussion on Gender, Race, and Politics.
Take a look at Professor Justin Buchler’s commentary on the Trump administration and other news in the world of politics on his blog, The Unmutual Political Blog. …Read more.

Faculty in the News – January

Date posted: March 17th, 2017

Check out what the Political Science faculty was up to during the month of January:

Professor Joseph White weighed in on how the administration of President Donald Trump could have a local impact. …Read more.

Political Science Capstone Colloquium Fall 2015

Date posted: October 26th, 2015

Junior and Senior Political Science Majors will be presenting their SAGES capstones at the fall 2015 colloquium on November 18, 2015 beginning at 5:00pm. The presentations will be held in Senior Classroom of the Tinkham Veale University Center and dinner will be served. …Read more.

Wellman Hill Grants Competition Information Session

Date posted: October 20th, 2015

The ninth annual competition for Wellman Hill Political Science Internship Grants will begin in mid-November. The grants are made possible by a generous gift from Elizabeth Hill (B.A., M.A. 1997) to honor her grandfather, Wellman Hill. …Read more.

Spring 2016 Course Offerings

Date posted: October 7th, 2015

The Department of Political Science is offering a range of courses in the Spring 2016 semester. For a complete list of courses and their descriptions, click here.

Professor McMann’s Book Given Honorable Mention

Date posted: October 7th, 2015

Professor McMann’s book, Corruption as a Last Resort: Adapting to the Market in Central Asia, received honorable mention for the Ed A Hewett Book Prize, awarded for outstanding publication on the political economy of Russia, Eurasia and/or Eastern Europe.  …Read more.

POSC Major, Steven Reynolds, Receives Phi Beta Kappa Society Writing Internship

Date posted: September 8th, 2015

Steven Reynolds, a junior double majoring in political science and sociology, won the 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Society Writing Internship.
Reynolds’ internship began in August and will end in December. During the five-month period, he will write at least six articles for the society’s publication for news and alumni relations, The Key Reporter. …Read more.

Constitution Day 2015 “Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses: Justice and Due Process”

Date posted: August 19th, 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 20154:00pm-5:30pm
Moot Courtroom in the CWRU School of Law
In 2010, the Center for Public Integrity reported that victims of sexual misconduct on campus face “a frustrating search for justice.”  On April 4, 2011, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a guidance document about sexual violence on campuses, setting standards for what universities must do in order to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972’s prohibition of sex discrimination in education.  …Read more.

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