Dean's List Fall 2013 Political Science

Political Science

Understanding the systems that make the world spin

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.

student Achievements + Research

POLS students Thanh Mai, Daija Smith, and Emma Woidtke, along with instructor Dr. Chris Wiseman visit the new slavery museum built by Loyola alum

Political science students Thanh Mai, Daija Smith, and Emma Woidtke, along with instructor Dr. Chris Wiseman, visited the new slavery museum at the Whitney Plantation, just west of New Orleans. The museum is being built by Loyola alumnus John Cummings (Law 1961).

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faculty Achievements + Research

Dr. Young Soo Kim, Assistant Professor of Political Science, publishes article in Comparative European Politics

Dr. Young Soo Kim recently published an article entitled: “International Norms and Distinctive Policy Choices in Global AIDS Funding: Comparative Case Studies of Norway and Belgium,” Comparative European Politics, 12(3) (2014): 319-342

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alumni Achievements + Research

Political Science alum speaks about his new book "Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation" on MSNBC

Political Science alum Gary Segura, and his co-author, Matt Barretto speak to MSNBC about their recent book and discuss how Latino voters can impact the midterms. http://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/how-latino-voters-can-impact-the-midterms-336794179766

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