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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

Politics of Epidemics Course Inspires Innovation

Price-Ricky-IMG_5968As a final project for the “Politics of Epidemics” Maymester course taught by Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science Ricky Price, students were challenged to confront the political problems of…
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Herons Named Scholar-Athletes

WS Rowing-1047Full SizeSix members of the William Smith College rowing team were recently named Scholar-Athletes by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. It’s the most Herons honored by the CRCA since six were…
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Heizmann '00 Runs for New York State Assembly

Heizmann2Ann Marie Heizmann '00 has thrown her hat in the ring to represent the 131st District of the New York State Assembly, which includes Geneva. She is one of four…
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Community Organizer Batey '24 Gains Experience With Warren Campaign

Linnea BateyHaving found a passion for politics through a service opportunity with the Swedish Armed Forces and a fellowship with the Elizabeth Warren Campaign, Linnea Batey '24 is eager to begin…
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Dean on What Comes After Capitalism

Dean Jodi 2In an essay online this month in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Professor of Political Science Jodi Dean considers “the possibility that capitalism has mutated into something qualitatively different,”…
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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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