Professors Adam Seagrave and Stephanie Shonekan explain in the Columbia Daily Tribune what the new Race and the American Story will bring to the Citizenship@Mizzou program: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/20170819/program-will-address-race-issues-in-america
Professor Peverill Squire's most recent book, The Rise of the Representative: Lawmakers and Constituents in Colonial America, is now out from University of Michigan Press.
Read an interview with Squire about his latest project here.
Three MU Political Science graduate students attended the prestigious Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) in Ann Arbor, Michigan this summer. "ICPSR advances and expands social and behavioral research, acting as a global leader in data stewardship and providing rich data resources and responsive educational opportunities for present and future generations." ICPSR offers short statistical workshops during the summer allowing students to develop and improve their methodological skills.
Hanna Brant was awarded the Janet Box-Steffensmeier Scholarship.
This scholarship is "intended to encourage women and under-represented graduate students to attend the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research."
Cody Drolc was awarded the scholarship for Public Administration, Public Policy, and Public Affairs.
"The Scholarship for Public Administration, Public Policy, and Public Affairs is awarded annually to a handful of graduate students who are conducting empirical research within the fields of public administration, public policy, or public affairs."
Brandon Park was awarded the Clogg Scholarship.
"This scholarship was established in 1995 by the ICPSR Council to commemorate the late Clifford C. Clogg, a prominent sociologist (who also had interests relevant to political science) and social methodologist."
Lael Keiser, professor of public policy and administration, has been appointed director of the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs...read more
In July Dr. Sheena Greitens testified to Congress on the terrorism threat from ISIS-affiliated groups in the Philippines and how the US can design security cooperation with the Philippines to counter these threats.
Bill Horner, Teaching Professor of Political Science, and Heather Carver, Professor and Chair of the MU Theatre Department, evaluate the impact of comedy on the 1976 election in their new book, Saturday Night Live and the 1976 Presidential Election, from McFarland Press.
Read an interview with the authors here.
In April, the department held our annual awards reception, honoring our undergraduate and graduate student scholarship winners.
Undergraduate Award Recipients Captstone Students
Graduate Award Recipients 2017 Book Covers Cake
Department Chair with Awardees First Year Cohort
Bill Horner with Scholarship Donors