A Republican Running Mate for Clinton

An editorial by Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman was recently featured in the Daily Messenger. In the article titled "A Republican running mate could bode well for Hillary Clinton," Deutchman discusses the possibility of Clinton choosing a Republican male running mate in order to garner Republican support, specifically from those who have said "they will not and cannot support Trump."...  More >>

A Start in Logistics

Three HWS students are headed to Chicago to join Coyote Logistics, one of the fastest growing logistics providers in America. Elliot Adler '16 and Jacob Stanley '16 landed seats as national sales managers and Cydney Conley '17 will work this summer as a sales intern. Adler and Stanley, members of the Hobart football team, heard about the openings from former Statesman James Rayhill '11, who serve...  More >>

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 >>

More Political Science News >>

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.

Student Profile



Hobart and William Smith Colleges,
Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 781-3000

Contact the Colleges


Offices and Resources
Campus Directory

make a gift

Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.