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POLITICAL SCIENCE NEWS

Faculty Prizes Recognize Teaching, Scholarship and Service

HWS faculty members recently acknowledged three of their colleagues' work as educators, scholars and community leaders with the annual faculty prizes. Based on the recommendations of fellow HWS faculty, the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors recognized Professor of Dance Cadence Whittier, who received the faculty prize for teaching; Professor of Geoscience Nan Crystal Arens, who was awarded...  More >>

Pitifer Joins Reed Congressional Campaign

With his eyes set on one day serving his community through an elected office, Mark Pitifer '18 is beginning his career in politics managing the Geneva office for Tom Reed for Congress. As a Finger Lakes Field Representative, Pitifer is responsible for five counties in the Finger Lakes region, working with individuals in these communities to spread Reed's message throughout the 23rd Congressional ...  More >>

Williams '17 Explores Politics in Geneva

This summer, Kenan Williams '17 has been fostering his interest in politics through a local job shadowing experience with Geneva City Councilor Mark Gramling. "I know one day I want to work on the federal level, so I knew I had to start in localized government and then build my way up," Williams explains. Williams, who is majoring in political science, first met Gramling when he visited campus to...  More >>

Dunn Publishes Three Books

This year, Professor of Political Science Kevin Dunn published three books that address, from three vastly different perspectives, political and social realities and how global citizens can engage with them. In March, the University of Michigan Press published "Undertaking Discourse Analysis for Social Research," which Dunn co-authored with Iver Neumann, the Montague Burton Professor of Internati...  More >>

Philbrick Yadav on Yemen and Middle East Politics

In a July 17 interview with E-International Relations, the world's leading open access website for students and scholars of international politics, Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav discusses the current state of Middle East political science research, the political circumstances of the Yemeni-Saudi war and the humanitarian fallout of that war. Regarding the relative...  More >>

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Pi Sigma Alpha

Members of the Department and 2014 Initiates of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society. HWS has had the Chi Phi chapter since 1999 and initiated over 100 members.

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