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POLITICAL SCIENCE NEWS

Philbrick Yadav Participates in Brookings Series

This semester, Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav is participating in the Brooking Institution's new series, "Rethinking Political Islam." According to Brookings' website, the series is an "innovative effort to understand how the developments following the Arab uprisings have shaped-and in some cases altered-the strategies, agendas, and self-conceptions of Islamist mo...  More >>

Lucas, Deutchman on GOP Debate

Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of Faculty DeWayne Lucas, and Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman were featured in a recent front page Finger Lakes Times article previewing the Republican presidential candidates' debate cohosted by Fox News and Facebook. In the article, Lucas and Deutchman offered similar views on the structure of the Aug. 6 debate, suggesting...  More >>

Students, Faculty Present at ISPP Conference

Olivia Hanno '16 and Rachael Smith '15 recently traveled to San Diego, Calif., with Assistant Professor of Psychology Emily Fisher and Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman to present at the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) annual meeting held July 3-6. Their presentation, "Political Attitudes and Participation: the Nuanced Role of Education," was based on the group's r...  More >>

Kenny '17 Interns in Rochester Mayor's Office

Corinne Kenny '17 is interning this summer for Mayor of Rochester Lovely A. Warren's office in Rochester's City Hall. The opportunity offers an invaluable experience of working directly with city leaders, including Warren, as well as helping to develop and carry out new community plans that will impact the Rochester community. "While I have lived in a suburb outside Rochester for my entire life, ...  More >>

Honig '15 to Pfizer then Law School

Nick Honig '15 is spending his summer as a general legal intern at Pfizer's headquarters in New York City, an experience he hopes will provide insight for his future career in law. Upon completion of the internship, Honig will pursue his J.D. at Boston University's School of Law in August. "I am extremely excited for the opportunity," says Honig, who completed Honors and graduated cum laude in po...  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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