Chelsea Jackson

Chelsea Jackson, a Political Science and African American Studies double major, is Emory's 20th student to be selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, which provides for study at the University of Oxford in England.

caiwei huang

Caiwei Huang, Emory Scholar and Political Science BA/MA student, was awarded the 2017 Schwarzman Scholarship. 

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According to Emory Report, Dr. Abramowitz and Dr. Gillespie serve as valuable resources for knowledge on the 2016 presidential race. 

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Dr. Alan Abramowitz and Norman J. Ornstein publish article "Stop the Polling Insanity" in The New York Times.  

harvey and merle at retirement celebration

Harvey Klehr, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Politics and History, and Merle Black, Asa G. Candler Professor of Politics and Government, will retire at the end of 2015-16 academic year. Professor Klehr began teaching at Emory in 1971. Professor Black joined the department in 1989, having taught previously at UNC-Chapel Hill. In March a dinner was held in their honor, recognizing them for their professional achievements and contributions to Emory. The Department wishes them fulfillment in the years ahead. 

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The Department of Political Science celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of our graduating majors:

Jessica Margolis ('16C), International Studies-Carnegie Junior Fellows Program 

Camilla Schramek ('16C), Environmental Studies;Mathematics & Political Science-Fulbright Research/Study Grant (Denmark)

Charity Gates ('16C), International Studies-Fulbright English Teaching Assistanship (Senegal) 

Bryan Reines ('16), Political Science; Philosophy-Bobby Jones Fellowship 

Karishma Mehrotra ('16C), Journalism;International Studies-Charles E. Shepard Scholarship 

Andrew Alter ('16C), Biology; Political Science-Sam Bredow Memorial Fund Award 

Levitas Award Winner, Tyler Wiegert with Dr. Davis Congratulations Tyler! Graduating senior, Tyler Wiegert receives the Levitas award for outstanding Political Science major for 2015-2016. Tyler plans to work at a market-research firm while completeing a masters degree in teaching. 
Graduates with Associate Chair, Dr. David Davis On April 27, 2016, the Department of Political Science celebrated our graduating undergraduate majors with a reception in Tarbutton Hall. Professors shared words of wisdom as students announced their exciting plans post-graduation. Congratulations Class of 2016!