Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Office of Intercultural Affairs will host a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary, "Trouble the Water," followed by a discussion with Assistant Professor of Education Khuram Hussain, Assistant Director of Student Engagement at Goucher College Aisha Rivers '07 and Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin Rose....  More >>

Immigration, Deportation, and the Law

Jacqueline Stevens, professor of political science and legal studies at Northwestern University, will draw on her academic background and her experience as founding director of the Deportation Research Clinic at the Buffett Institute, for her Constitution Day talk on the HWS campus, addressing some of the most pressing issues in national and international politics and policy. "Jackie Stevens is a...  More >>

Philbrick Yadav Participates in Brookings Series

This semester, Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav is participating in the Brooking Institution's new series, "Rethinking Political Islam." According to Brookings' website, the series is an "innovative effort to understand how the developments following the Arab uprisings have shaped-and in some cases altered-the strategies, agendas, and self-conceptions of Islamist mo...  More >>

Lucas, Deutchman on GOP Debate

Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of Faculty DeWayne Lucas, and Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman were featured in a recent front page Finger Lakes Times article previewing the Republican presidential candidates' debate cohosted by Fox News and Facebook. In the article, Lucas and Deutchman offered similar views on the structure of the Aug. 6 debate, suggesting...  More >>

Students, Faculty Present at ISPP Conference

Olivia Hanno '16 and Rachael Smith '15 recently traveled to San Diego, Calif., with Assistant Professor of Psychology Emily Fisher and Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman to present at the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) annual meeting held July 3-6. Their presentation, "Political Attitudes and Participation: the Nuanced Role of Education," was based on the group's r...  More >>

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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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