A wide variety of books, journal articles, and other publications regularly showcase new research by our faculty scholars.
The Department of Political Science provides graduate and undergraduate education in five subfields: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory and Constitutional studies. Our faculty have earned international recognition for research on pressing political and social issues of interest to our communities, the nation, and the world. College Factual recently ranked our undergraduate program in the top ten of 2018's Best Political Science & Government Colleges in the U.S.
Pathways to Inclusive Societies: Opportunities and Challenges for International and Local Peacemaking and Peacebuilding in a Turbulent World
A lecture featuring Thania Paffenholz, Director of the Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative.…
Lecture by Stanley Rosen, "China's Pursuit of 'Soft Power' in the Era of Xi Jinping and Donald Trump"
The Chinese government spends well over $10 billion a year on soft power projection, but has not been as successful as the U.S., which spends very little. Given the steep decline in favorability ratings for the U.S. around the world under the Trump administration, has China been able to close the soft power...…
“This is America: Dana Chandler, Art, and the Popular/Political Divide" Lecture by Carmenita Higginbotham, University of Virginia
This lecture explores the art of Dana Chandler from the 1960s and ’70s. Through an examination of his activist imagery, her talk considers how Chandler negotiated intersections of popular culture and political action, and the ways in which such issues resonate in African American art today.
Carmenita Higginbotham is an associate professor of American art and culture at the University of Virginia. Read...…
"Soul and Barbed Wire: Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of Solzhenitsyn’s 'The Gulag Archipelago'", will take place at 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 21 at 1050 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls.
The lecture will be delivered by Daniel J. Mahoney, Augustine Chair in Distinguished Scholarship at Assumption College. The lecture is free and open to the...…