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Call for papers and panel proposals

The 11th Annual Student Research Conference Friday, April 14, 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University presented by VCU POLITICAL SCIENCE and the College of Humanities and Sciences Undergraduate and junior graduate students are invited to submit proposals to present completed research papers/projects, research-in-progress, or roundtable discussions on any topic related to the general fields of government, international, […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Marcus Squires

Original article published on HAS.VCU.EDU — Link to source Alumni spotlight: Marcus Squires Marcus Squires, (BA Political Science ’15/H&S) is running for Richmond City Council. From a young age, he was told to take part in something that he was passionate about and for him that meant politics. As a high school student he would attend local political gatherings […]

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VCU Political Science wins awards, presents papers at Virginia Social Science Association meeting

VCU Political Science was well represented at the April 2016 meeting of the Virginia Social Science Association. Emeritus Professor Nelson Wikstrom was presented with the Mario D. Zamora Distinguished Service Award. VCU POLI alum Charlie Turner won the Henry J. Abraham award for best paper delivered by a graduate student. POLI Professor Chris Saladino chaired […]

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Welcome new Faculty!

Political Science welcomes three Faculty members joining full-time in 2015-2016: Professors Matthew Connell, John Froitzheim, and Ali Masood.  

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VCU Students present research at Virginia Social Science Association conference

Congrats to the VCU students who presented their research at the April 2 Virginia Social Science Association conference in Lynchburg, VA. Students from Intersession’s Political Campaigns & Communications course situated topics like social media, volunteering, and branding in the context of their recent trip to New Hampshire during a very chaotic primary season! Shown Here: […]

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VCU Alum receives Henry J. Abraham award for Best Graduate Student Paper

VSSA President Kirt von Daacke (University of Virginia) presented VCU alum Charlie Turner with the Henry J. Abraham award for Best Graduate Student Paper at the April 2 annual conference of the Virginia Social Science Association at Lynchburg College. Congratulations, Charlie!!

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VCU Model UN members win awards at Model Arab League Conference

VCU Model UN students at the November 15-16 Model Arab League conference at Georgetown University. Representing Algeria and Mauritania, VCU Delegates participated in the Joint Defense, Palestinian, Political, Social, and Economic councils. Given a diverse perspective into the vast world of politics in the Arab League, these delegates worked with other universities to develop solutions […]

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Teach-In: “Lives in the Balance: The Current Crisis of Desperate Migration”

VCU POLI Teach-In  “Lives in the Balance: The Current Crisis of Desperate Migration” Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, MCALC 2104 Featuring: Burdett, Hirsch, Newmann, Reckendorf, Saladino, Totah Recent news has featured heartbreaking images of refugees from the war in Syria attempting to escape to Europe and other destinations. Learn more about the causes […]

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John Aughenbaugh lectures for Berglund Seminar Series

On Friday, September 11, 2015, Professor John Aughenbaugh presented a lecture on “Reading the Tea Leaves: The Future of Supreme Court Administrative Law,” as part of VCU’s Berglund Seminar Series for the Honors College.  The slides for this lecture can be found here (PDF): Reading the Tea Leaves – Future of SCOTUS Admin Law (09-11-15)

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Congratulations, Professor Ravi Perry!

At the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Professor Ravi Perry was elected to the Executive Council of the Organized Sections on Urban Politics and Sexuality & Politics (www.apsanet.org).  Congratulations, Professor Perry!

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