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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.

Fall 2015 Courses

Date posted: August 12th, 2015

The Political Science Department offers a range of courses. For the full list of what is available during the Fall 2015 semester, please see our Course Descriptions page. …Read more.

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.

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