Assistant Professor Michael Wahman gave a presentation of his recent research on LGBTIQ rights and international diplomacy in Africa, at the launch of a new unit on Gender, Sexuality & the Law at the Centre on Law and Social Transformation in Bergen, Norway.
Doctoral Candidate Kenneth Bryant Jr. has been selected by the MU Office of Graduate Studies to receive the 2016 Donald M. Suggs Dissertation Fellowship. Bryant was presented with the award on October 1st at the St. Louis American Salute to Excellence in Education Gala, which celebrates minority students, educators, business owners and leaders within St. Louis and the larger Missouri community.
Marvin Overby, Cooper Drury, and Peverill Squire traveled to St. Louis and Kansas City in October to discuss current election trends and policy with alumni and community members.
HEC-TV St. Louis has their presentation here.
Hear what students and faculty have to say about their experiences with the Kinder Institute at MU.
Justin Dyer and Micah J. Watson (Calvin College) have published a new book, C.S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law.
Read the New York Times Review here
Professor Moises Arce has been appointed Chair of the Department of Political Science. Arce joined the faculty at MU in 2006.
We are excited to announce a new title in the Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute book series:Dictators and Their Secret Police: Coercive Institutions and State Violence, published by Cambridge University Press.
From Newsy.com: For decades, black voters have been squarely in the Democratic Party. But it wasn't always that way — it took more than a century for that party alignment to take hold. We teamed up with Dr. Marvin Overby from the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy to narrow down key events that led to the black vote turning blue...
For the LSE Africa blog, Hangala Siachiwena and Michael Wahman discuss four key factors that could determine the outcome of the 2016 Zambian elections.