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Political science training provides valuable preparation for participating in community organizations, electoral politics, movements on behalf of specific policies, and especially for seeking elective or appointive positions in government. 

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Ally Wong

“What’s your ideal politician?” When Ally Wong, a sophomore double majoring in Philosophy and History, asked people this question, most described a white male. Wong, a Dammon Dean’s Scholar, works with Political Science Professor Nadia Brown to research the politics of appearance. Specifically, Wong addresses how hairstyle, dress, and other visual identifiers influence perceptions of Black female politicians. 

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