Every day, political decisions are made that affect our lives. Will the legislature increase taxes? How will the courts interpret our most basic freedoms? Choose the College of Social Sciences’ Political Science program and you’ll get a full understanding of how to analyze individual and group motivation and behavior, think through working systems and institutions, and conduct research into how systems and institutions work.
Political Science major, Tiyanna Lords, currently serves as president of REACH. The goal of the REACH organization is to mentor and inspire teenagers from 8th to 12th grade by instilling in them the importance of higher education.
Dr. Sean Cain, assistant professor of political science, meets with international visitors sent by the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program. The New Orleans Citizen Diplomacy Council arranges professional appointments annually for international leaders.
Dwayne Fontenette, SS'13, currently serves as Dean of Students at Charter High School for Architecture and Design in Philadelphia.