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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Date posted: August 12th, 2015
Date posted: August 4th, 2015
Next July, Cleveland will host the 2016 Republic National Convention, where state delegates will select the party’s presidential candidate. It will mark the third time the convention has been held in Cleveland—the first since 1936. …Read more.
Date posted: July 14th, 2015
The most recent issue of the APSA journal PS: Political Science and Politics (July 2015) features Professor Karen Beckwith’s article “State, Academy, Discipline: Regendering Political Science” (pp. 445-449). Her article appeared as part of the Symposium on How Political Science Can Be More Diverse, organized by Professors Carol Mershon and Denise Walsh of the University of Virginia. …Read more.
Date posted: July 14th, 2015
The most recent issue of the APSA journal Perspectives on Politics (June 2015) includes work by Professors Kathryn Lavelle and Karen Beckwith. See Philip Wallach’s (Brookings Institution) review of Professor Kathryn Lavelle’s book, Money and Banks in the American Political System (pp. …Read more.
Date posted: July 7th, 2015
We announce, with some pride and sadness, that Professor Jessica Green has accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at New York University, and has resigned her position here in the Department of Political Science at CWRU. …Read more.
Date posted: June 8th, 2015
What really happens at a political convention?Crain’s Cleveland Business: Karen Beckwith, the Flora Stone Mather Professor in the Department of Political Science, and Justin Buchler, associate professor of political science, discussed the many political activities that can be expected to take place at 2016’s Republican Party convention. …Read more.