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POLITICAL SCIENCE NEWS

The study of political science is about understanding the political questions that surround issues like wealth and poverty, policy and activism, democracy and dictatorship, and gender and race. At HWS, students develop the rigorous analytical skills that help them in their education and civic responsibility.


POLITICAL SCIENCE NEWS

Philbrick Yadav on High-Stakes Diplomacy, Muslim Identity

Professor Stacey Philbrick Yadav portrait outdoorsIn an April 11 article on The Washington Post’s politics blog, “Monkey Cage,” Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav and her coauthor Ian Hartshorn reflect on the common attitude among…
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HWS Summer Classes

Summer Outside3Hobart and William Smith Colleges will offer two sessions of classes this summer for current and non-matriculated students to take courses for full academic credit. The programs provide an opportunity…
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D’Amico ’80 Named Teaching Professor at Maxwell School

Francine D'Amico_2844 2017Francine D’Amico ’80 was recently named a teaching professor in the international relations program of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. The new role recognizes D’Amico’s accomplishments in teaching, advising,…
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Johnson ’18 Researching Policy Solutions for Yemen Peace Project

Johnson Amelia 2As the civil war in Yemen stretches into a third year, Amelia Johnson ’18 is in the midst of conducting a long-term research project for the Yemen Peace Project (YPP),…
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Miller ’15 Named Local History Maker

Miller_DomPhiladelphia-based radio station Boom 103.9 recently featured Dominque Miller ’15 in its Local History Makers-Black History Month series. Throughout the month of February, the media outlet is honoring past, present…
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Pi Sigma Alpha

Members of the Department and 2014 Initiates of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society.

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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