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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

Supporting the Fight for Democracy and Peaceful Protest

ConstitutionDay2020Through the 2020 Constitution Day lecture, constitutional rights litigator Mara Verheyden-Hilliard explored how the fight for democracy and fundamental human rights — currently playing out in streets across the nation…
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Increasing Turnout with HWS Votes

PLATT AUDREY and EQUINOZZI KATE KColton HWS Votes, TrinityHobart and William Smith Colleges' nonpartisan, student-led, civic engagement and voter registration initiative is ramping up efforts to increase registration and voting ahead of the 2020 elections. HWS Votes works…
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Bautista '23 Interns with NYC Assemblyman Office

LitzyAs an intern for Brian Barnwell, New York City's District 30 Representative, Litzy Bautista '23 serves as a data analyst and research coordinator. Barnwell's district covers several areas in the…
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Maczka '20 Joins AmeriCorps VISTA

Maczka_DUColin Maczka '20, a political science and history graduate, has been accepted into the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. He has been appointed to join the Project…
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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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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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