Pi Sigma Alpha Fall Semester Essay Contest

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Pi Sigma Alpha Fall Semester Essay Contest

Pi Sigma Alpha, Xi Pi Chapter (the political science honor society at VCU) is holding an essay-writing contest with the support of the Department of Political Science! This is a great opportunity to gain recognition for your academic achievement and writing abilities. It will look great on any resume! CALL FOR PAPERS! DEADLINE: Friday, November […]

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Workshop on Genocide and Violence

Dr. Alex Alvarez Thursday November 6, 2014 From 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Harris Hall Room 2123

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Afghanistan: What Have We Accomplished, What Have We Learned, and What Should We Expect?

This is just a friendly reminder that Ambassador James Dobbins, the first speaker in our global and human security speaker series, will give a public lecture on 10/22 at 7 pm. The topic: “Afghanistan: What Have We Accomplished, What Have We Learned, and What Should We Expect?” Here is Dobbins’s bio from RAND: “Ambassador James […]

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Video: What’s in a Name?

Check out this video from last weeks “What’s in a Name?” http://hassns.has.vcu.edu/p.jsp?i=125

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Photos from the Political Science Department Annual Backyard Cookout

We held our annual backyard cookout on Sunday, September 28th. Thanks to everyone who came! For those who couldn’t make it, here are a few pictures.

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Ben Nelson

A Richmond, VA native, Ben Nelson graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2010. He majored in international relations and Middle East studies. In order to gain a foothold in international policy issues, he began a graduate program at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Adisada Dudic

Adisada is a 2007 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, summa cum laude, with a Minor in Spanish Language. While at VCU, Adisada received the Outstanding Scholar in Political Science Award in 2006 and Dean’s Academic Achievement Award in 2007. She also served as a […]

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Dung On

POLI Alumni Spotlight: Dung On

Dung is pictured here in front of the Bai Dinh Pagoda in the Ninh Binh Province of Vietnam, where she worked this summer for the Mekong Development Research Institute. After Dung On graduated with a Political Science degree in spring of 2010, she worked at a law firm in Richmond where she was the point-of-contact […]

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Professor Herb Hirsch teaches at University of Toronto’s summer Genocide and Human Rights University Program

In August of 2014, Professor Herb Hirsch traveled to Toronto to teach — as he does each summer at the University of Toronto’s Genocide and Human Rights University Program. The program, which draws top students from around the world, is designed to help develop a new generation of scholars to engage in research and publication […]

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