Ost Edits Journal Issue on Post-Communist Eastern Europe

In "Class After Communism" -- a recently published special issue of East European Politics and Societies -- the selections made by guest editor David Ost, the 2010-2015 Joseph DiGangi Professor of Political Science, explore the different incarnations of class discourse and analysis during the communist period, and the implications of their disappearance after the fall of state socialism in 1989. ...  More >>

Election Day 2015

Thanks to the diligent efforts of the student-run organization HWS Votes, this semester marks yet another successful season of voter registration at the Colleges, with more than 180 students who registered to vote or requested an absentee ballot. Throughout the fall semester, HWS Votes focused efforts on registering as many HWS students as possible ahead of today's Nov. 3 election. "It's importan...  More >>

Levy Named President, Robin Hood Foundation

Reynold Levy '66, L.H.D. '14 has been named president of the Robin Hood Foundation, New York City's nonprofit organization focused on finding, funding and creating programs and schools for families in New York's poorest neighborhoods. "The cause is so compelling and the work is so necessary, the number of strong advocates for the poor are so relatively few and the work that Robin Hood conducts so...  More >>

Deutchman on GOP Race and Political Correctness

Professor of Political Science Iva Deutchman is featured in a recent Boston Globe article, "In GOP race, a campaign against political correctness," which explores the blunt -- and at times inflammatory -- rhetoric of the candidates vying for the Republican nomination for the presidency. The Globe reports, "The popularity of candidates who are not part of the political mainstream, such as (Donald)...  More >>

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 >>

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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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