This semester, a dozen Hobart and William Smith students are developing a working knowledge of their disciplines by participating in the Washington, D.C. Public Policy Program. Through a rigorous course load with HWS faculty and political experts, and internship placements that provide contact and discussion with governmental decision-makers and policy specialists, students are immersed in the en... More >>
This month marks the fourth anniversary of the Yemeni revolution -- part of the wider Arab Spring demonstrations and protests in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and elsewhere in the Middle East. Since then, two Yemeni presidents have resigned under pressure from protesters and political opposition, most recently in January 2015. The Houthis, the current group in charge of the country's capital, are current... More >>
Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav was quoted in a Feb. 7 Los Angeles Times opinion piece, "Why the U.S. is courting the Houthis taking control in Yemen," which addresses the challenges the U.S. faces in forming a relationship with the new group in power in Yemen. The piece also has appeared in several other publications, including the Fresno Bee and McClatchyDC. Whil... More >>
Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav recently had an essay about the current state of Yemen's Islamist republicanism featured in the Washington Post political science research blog, "Monkey Cage." Philbrick Yadav's piece, "Yemen's Houthis and Islamist Republicanism Under Strain," was produced as part of the the Project on Middle East Political Science's (POMEPS) January... More >>
Gary Anthony '10 is the latest HWS alum to earn a prestigious Rangel Graduate Fellowship through the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, which aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the U.S. Foreign Service. Funded by the U.S. Department of State and managed by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University, the Fellowship progra... More >>
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.