2015-2016

The 2016 Spring Awards Dinner

Melissa Barnes, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Eli Lilly and Company, BA 1989, Political Science; JD, Harvard Law School met with graduate students, faculty and guests at a Meet and Greet hosted by the Department of Political Science in BRNG 2243. Melissa is one of the 2016 2016 College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Alumni

1:30-2:30 PM - BRNG 2243

Professor Harry Targ participated in an interview program on China Radio International,  English language Radio, Sunday, March 20, 2016, on the implications of the visit of President Obama to Cuba. The links to the 25 minutes interview discussion program, 2016-03-21 Obama arrives in Cuba to end 80-year standoff, 2016-03-22  US President Barack Obama's Historic Visit to Cuba 

Professor Harry Targ gave a presentation on the historic and contemporary role of the United States in the Middle East at the United Church of Christ, Lake Worth, Florida, Sunday, March 12, 2016.

Tipping the Scales of Justice Srikanth Srinivasan Shyam Sriram (B.A., Political Science '02) and Stonegarden Grindlife (B.A., Political Science '00) co-authored this op-ed on the likelihood of President Obama nominating Judge Sri Srinivasan to fill the SCOTUS vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. This piece is based on research that they presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C. Sriram is a doctoral student in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Grindlife is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles.

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion hosted their annual Excellence in Diversity Scholarship Awards ceremony on Thursday, February 25, 2016.  Dr. Dwaine Jengelley and Dr. Jason Ware (pictured here with Political Science Department Head, Dr. Rosie Clawson) were awarded a Faculty Incentive Seed Grant for their proposed project, “Developing Conditions for Underrepresented Minority Student Retention: Beginning with Student Perspectives.”  Dr. Jengelley is a recent graduate of the Political Science Department and we wish him a hearty congratulations for the award!

Professor Dwayne Woods for Fall 2015 is a scholar in residence at the Center for International Studies at Fudan Unversity in Shanghai, China; here shown with some university students.

Fall 2015 - The Political Science Department featured State Senator Brandt Hershman and State Representative Sheila Klinker for POL 120, Introduction to Public Policy. The class is instructed by graduate student Chris Kulesza.

Congratulations to Meredith Conroy, Assistant Professor, California State University, San Bernardino on publication of her new book, Masculinity, Media, and the American Presidency, Palgrave Macmillian. September 2015. Meredith Conroy received her M.A. from Purdue University in 2007.

Mitch Daniels, Lee Hamilton and Brian Lamb discuss 'The Future of Democracy'

Graduate student Jieyeon Kim gave a poster presentation at the APSA Conference in San Francisco, CA September 3, 2015.

Graduate student Gyu Sang Shim presented his poster at the APSA Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Graduate student Walter Schostak presented a paper at the Young Diplomat's Forum in London, United Kingdom, September 2015.

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