Keeping you updated on what’s happening in the Department of Political Science.
PolsNews Spring 2018
Seasons Greetings from your Political Science Department
We hope this finds you well. With this semi-annual newsletter we hope to renew communications with our extended networks of gradates. We’d like to know and share what you are up to and we want to let you know about significant news in the department.
Two new faculty additions
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Dr. Jessica C. Gerrity serves as a Vice President in the Higher Education practice at McAllister & Quinn, a consulting firm in Washington, DC. In this role, she manages a broad range of the firm’s higher education clients, and helps to develop and implement the practice’s strategic goals.
Just as we did in 2016, the Political Science Department co-sponsored an election series this fall about the 2018 midterm elections, along with PACE (the Political and Civic Education Program) at IU and the Civic Leaders Center, led by former Fort Wayne mayor Paul Helmke.
Almost 400 students attended last year! The next conference to be held February 2019!
Professor Fraga's research on race and voter turnout was featured in the New York Times article "What if Everyone Voted?"
Political Science alumni featured on the College's 20 Under 40 list 2018
Dr. Sumit Ganguly recently received the Humboldt Award, considered among the most prestigious honors that Germany awards to scholars.