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Political Science Chair and Professor Karen Beckwith on City Club Panel for GOP Debate

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.

Article by Professor Karen Beckwith Featured in APSA Journal PS: Political Science and Politics

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.

Work by Professors Kathryn Lavelle and Karen Beckwith Included in APSA Journal

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.

Professor Jessica Green Resigns

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.

Professors Beckwith and Buchler Featured in Crain’s Cleveland Business

Date posted: June 8th, 2015

What really happens at a political convention?Crain’s Cleveland BusinessKaren 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.

Tracy Epp and Elizabeth Hill Named 2015 Distinguished Service Alumnae

Date posted: May 22nd, 2015

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences honors alumni who have made exceptional contributions to their fields and to the lives of others. A ceremony for the 2015 winners will be held during Homecoming Weekend, October 8-11, 2015. …Read more.

Congratulations to our 2015 Wellman Hill Recipients

Date posted: May 8th, 2015

Phil Hoffert 
Olivia Ortega 
Hayley Rassuchine 
Steven Reynolds 
Kassandra Stewart
Elizabeth Taylor   …Read more.

NOCMES wins the Niagara Peace & Dialogue Education Award

Date posted: April 13th, 2015

Niagara Peace & Dialogue Awards Ceremony recognizes the individuals/groups who have contributed their time, energy, leadership, and dedication to the cause of dialogue, peace, education, community service, tolerance and mutual understanding in Greater Cleveland Area. …Read more.

Associate Professor, Elliot Posner, Receives 2015 ACES Advanced Opportunity Award

Date posted: March 27th, 2015

Association Professor, Elliot Posner, was among the list of 2015 ACES Advanced Opportunity Award winners. According to the Daily, “ADVANCE Opportunity grants are competitive annual awards selected by the Opportunity Grant Oversight Committee, who reviewed a total of 36 proposals in 2015. …Read more.

POSC Seniors and Juniors Elected to Phi Beta Kappa 2015

Date posted: March 23rd, 2015

The Department of Political Science would like to congratulate the following majors and minors for their election to Phi Beta Kappa by the Alpha of Ohio chapter at Case Western Reserve University at the March 16th meeting. …Read more.

Spring 2015 POSC Colloquium

Date posted: March 12th, 2015

The full schedule of POSC 396 presentations for spring 2015 is now available.

Summer 2015 Course

Date posted: March 12th, 2015

The Political Science Department is offering one course on campus this summer. More details on the course being offered can be found at the link above.

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