Ph.D. candidates Drew Wagstaff and Stephanie Dean Kerce successfully defended their dissertations; their degrees were conferred in December. 

Recent Placements:

Nancy Arrington (Ph.D. expected 2018) Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University

Richard Morgan (Ph.D expected 2017) Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Gothenburg

Laura Maxwell (Ph.D expected 2017) Assistant Researcher, University of Gothenburg

Caitlin Ainsley (Ph.D 2016) Assistant Professor, University of Washington

Sabrina Karim (Ph.D 2016) Assistant Professor, Cornell University

Other News:

Political Science BA/MA student, Chelsea Jackson named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

Political Science BA/MA student, Caiwei Huang, awarded 2017 Schwarzman Scholarship.

Professor Chris Palazzolo shares his passion for politics

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