Pitifer Joins Reed Congressional Campaign

With his eyes set on one day serving his community through an elected office, Mark Pitifer '18 is beginning his career in politics managing the Geneva office for Tom Reed for Congress. As a Finger Lakes Field Representative, Pitifer is responsible for five counties in the Finger Lakes region, working with individuals in these communities to spread Reed's message throughout the 23rd Congressional ...  More >>

Williams '17 Explores Politics in Geneva

This summer, Kenan Williams '17 has been fostering his interest in politics through a local job shadowing experience with Geneva City Councilor Mark Gramling. "I know one day I want to work on the federal level, so I knew I had to start in localized government and then build my way up," Williams explains. Williams, who is majoring in political science, first met Gramling when he visited campus to...  More >>

Dunn Publishes Three Books

This year, Professor of Political Science Kevin Dunn published three books that address, from three vastly different perspectives, political and social realities and how global citizens can engage with them. In March, the University of Michigan Press published "Undertaking Discourse Analysis for Social Research," which Dunn co-authored with Iver Neumann, the Montague Burton Professor of Internati...  More >>

Philbrick Yadav on Yemen and Middle East Politics

In a July 17 interview with E-International Relations, the world's leading open access website for students and scholars of international politics, Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav discusses the current state of Middle East political science research, the political circumstances of the Yemeni-Saudi war and the humanitarian fallout of that war. Regarding the relative...  More >>

Gearan Discusses VP Selection with Vanity Fair

In a Vanity Fair article this week, President Mark D. Gearan discusses the selection process that named Al Gore the running mate of then-Governor Bill Clinton and the political and interpersonal dynamics that choice established for the 1992 campaign. Through the lens of the 2016 election, "Clinton to Kaine: You Complete Me" looks at the impact vice presidential nominees have had in the past sever...  More >>

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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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