Political Science Stories

Read stories about our staff, researchers, and students.

inauguration_trip_thumbnail_pic 2017 Presidential Inauguration
 Research Group

 Faculty & Students

Our team of 16 students from the Department of Political Science,The Brian Lamb School of Communication will embark on a four-day research project in Washington, D.C. Political Science faculty, Dr. Nadia Brown and Dr. Natasha Duncan (LA 2006, 2010), will lead the trip.


Iowa Caucus

2016 Iowa Caucus

Faculty & Students

The Delta Omega Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha is embarking on an election field research program in Iowa. This program is a unique opportunity for members to experience and study a major presidential campaign event in the United States.


Cop 21 Research Team: Photo of Kimberly Marion Suiseeya

Cop 21 Research Team

Faculty & Students

Dr. Kimberly Marion Suiseeya, Political Science, and Dr. Laura Zanotti, Anthropology are launching a new research initiative at Purdue that directly integrates students into research and exposes them to international environmental negotiations. From November 28-December 12, 2015, they are taking five Purdue students to the Paris Climate Summit – the world’s largest international negotiation that focuses on tackling climate change.


Ann Marie Clark

Ann Marie Clark

Faculty

Why do people decide to help strangers in need? Professor Clark's analyzes organizations that try to do so in her research.


Pat Boling

Pat Boling

Faculty

Ever wondered why the U.S. has no universal paid parental leaves, and expects young, hard-pressed families to pay for childcare? Professor Boling's recent book, The Politics of Work-Family Policies: Comparing Japan, France, Germany and the United States, will help you understand these questions.


Leigh Raymond

Leigh Raymond

Faculty

How do social norms influence legal processes and policies? Political scientist Leigh Raymond is searching for answers to this question.


Ally Wong

Ally Wong

Student

What's your ideal politician? When Ally Wong, a sophomore double majoring in Philosophy and History, asked people this question, most described white male politicians as ideal.

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