The Department of Political Science offers students the opportunity to learn the critical thinking, analytical, and communicative skills needed for understanding how government and politics function in contemporary and historical contexts.
Congratulations to this year's departmental award winners:
Richmond Award: Rand Irons
Spencer Albright Book Award: Kaitlyn DeLong
May Thompson Evans and William Ney Evans Scholarship: Victoria Charles, Emma Mulford, Madeline Smedley, Allison Toner
Kate Lawrenz, '14, was the recipient of the School of Arts and Sciences' 2014 David Evans Award. Lawrenz, also a Truman Scholar, is now pursuing graduate studies at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.
- Pribble wins OIE Education Award
Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Pribble, who received the Office of International Education's 2014 International Education Award for faculty.
- Simon publishes first book Dr. Stephen Simon recently published his first book, Universal Rights and the Constitution.
- Wang organizes International Studies Association conference
This fall, Dr. Vincent Wang organized a two-day conference for the International Studies Association—South. Students Sequioa Roscoe, Sally Hett, Gargi Vyas and Estelle Ou participated in panels and helped run the conference.
- Palazzolo recognized for 25 years Dr. Dan Palazzolo was recently recognized for 25 years of service to the University.
- Datta publishes book on anti-Americanism
Dr. Monti Datta published the book, Anti-Americanism and the Rise of World Opinion in May 2014.
- Bowie publishes new book
Dr. Jennifer Bowie recently published The View from the Bench and Chambers: Examining Judicial Process and Decision Making on the U.S. Courts of Appeals with coauthors Donald R. Songer and John Szmer. She spoke about it in a Boatwright Libraries Podcast.
Scholarship Repository Readership
The University of Richmond's Scholarship Repository shares faculty publications with a world-wide audience. The map below shows where articles from political science faculty are being read around the globe.