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POLITICAL SCIENCE NEWS

Poli-Sci Honor Society Inducts New Members

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, recently held its annual dinner to acknowledge its new inductees and current members. "It was a very successful evening and a nice recognition of students who've done such tremendous work," says Professor of Political Science Iva E. Deutchman, who has been the adviser of the Chi Phi chap...  More >>

Deutchman Offers Insight to NY Primaries

In advance of Tuesday's New York primary elections, the Daily Messenger turned to Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman for her insight and predictions about the race. In "NY voters get their turn Tuesday," Deutchman, an expert on contemporary conservative U.S. politics, told the Daily Messenger that "watching what has happened with Republicans is just incredible...[After the 2012 election...  More >>

2016 Election Panel Discussion

A panel discussion on the 2016 election featuring Ithaca Mayor and HWS Presidential Fellow Svante Myrick, Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas, and President Mark D. Gearan will take place in Chi Phi fraternity, 573 S. Main St., on Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. Myrick, Lucas and Gearan, who are co-teaching a Reader's College course on campaigns and elections, will offer their pol...  More >>

Final Spring Fisher Center Lecture

Concluding the 2015-16 speaker series sponsored by the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men, Marcela Romero Rivera and Rob Maclean will explore the theme "Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene" and its connections to race, class and art on Wednesday, April 13. Since atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen popularized the term in 2000, the "Anthropocene" has become a political marker, designating...  More >>

Warren, Myrick Talk City Issues

From revitalizing public transportation systems to combatting the heroin epidemic affecting cities across the nation, Mayor of Rochester Lovely Warren and Ithaca Mayor and HWS Presidential Fellow Svante Myrick opened the spring President's Forum Series with a discussion about the innovative solutions they've developed to address the challenges facing their evolving cities. "Today we welcome two e...  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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