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Professional Journal Critique

The Department hosts Critique, a nation-wide journal for political science students. Critique was granted professional recognition by the American Political Science Association. Learn more about Critique!

Annual Conference

The Department of Politics and Government hosts the Annual Conference for Students of Political Science in Spring semester of each year as a forum for the dissemination and discussion of research conducted by undergraduate and graduate students from both the United States and other nations. Learn more about conferences!

Action Research Opportunities

The Department is strongly committed to creating opportunities for students to foster their analytical skills and leadership abilities in structured programs outside the formal classroom such as professional practice internships, Study Abroad programs, and supervised independent studies. Learn more about internships and other opportunities!

Meet our Faculty

Department faculty are one of the most productive in the College of Arts and Sciences with current and retired faculty producing a significant number of peer reviewed books. Learn more about our Faculty!

New Legal Studies Major!

The Department's Paralegal Education Program now offers a major as well as a minor. Learn more about our Legal Studies Major!

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Dr. Riaz Publishes, Presents Research on Democracy in Bangladesh article thumbnailDr. Riaz Publishes, Presents Research on Democracy in Bangladesh
Dr. Ali Riaz, Department Chair, presented a paper titled ‘Bangladesh: a delegative democracy in [...]
Faculty of Politics and Government Participated in the 2014 APSA article thumbnailFaculty of Politics and Government Participated in the 2014 APSA
Four faculty members of the Department of Politics and Government participated in the 2014 American [...]
Alana McGinty Receives Prestigious Foreign Affairs Fellowship article thumbnailAlana McGinty Receives Prestigious Foreign Affairs Fellowship
  Ms. Alana McGinty, an alum of the Department of Politics and Government, has been named a [...]

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News Archive 2013+

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Dr. Zigerrell Posts on the Monkey Cage
  Dr. L.J Zigerrell, Assistant Professor of Politics and Government, published “Are Republicans Really Driving Congressional Polarization? Maybe Not” in the Washington Post’s political science blog, the Monkey Cage. Dr. Zigerrell’s post concerned how congressional polarization is measured. While previous … Continue reading  

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