Political Science


Thiim ’17: Sustainability in Peace Corps

Thiim_Christian_PC2This year, Christian Thiim ’17, an environmental studies and political science double major, will take his background in sustainability with him to Panama, where he will serve as a sustainable…
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Dean Authors Intro to Communist Manifesto

Jodi Dean, Professor of Political Science, class POL 175 – Introduction to Feminist Theory. Students will learn about feminist theory by focusing on three sites – the university, work, and culture. They will consider how feminist theory helps them analyze each site, identify problems, propose solutions, and formulate strategies for feminist change.This month, the independent progressive publisher Pluto Press has reissued Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’ revolutionary political text, The Communist Manifesto, with a new introduction by Professor of Political Science…
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DeGray ’06 Speaks at Female Founders Series

Sarah_DeGrayAt the inaugural event of Vermont’s Female Founders Speaker Series, Sarah DeGray ’06 discussed her founding of the Burlington, Vt., indoor cycling studio, Rev, and the challenges and rewards of…
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A Glimpse Into Political Careers

DOTH_2017_1A group of 21 Hobart and William Smith students rounded out their winter break with a three-day excursion to Washington, D.C., as part of the Colleges’ 11th annual Day on…
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Gearan Reflects on First 100 Days

President Mark D. Gearan, Hobart and William Smith Colleges PortraitIn a Jan. 24 article in the New York Times, President Mark D. Gearan and White House Staffers of three administrations reflect on the first 100 days of the American presidency. The…
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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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