Political Science Archive

Marisa Zapata, Portland State University – Striving For Equity In Your Process: A Music Analogy

What can composing music teach us about improving collaboration in government advisory groups? Marisa Zapata, associate

Thomas Shohfi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Are Immigrant Workers Impacted By Turmoil In Their Home Countries?

What makes people more or less honest at work? Thomas Shohfi, assistant professor of accounting and

Stephen Bagwell, University of Missouri St. Louis – Respect for Human Rights Declined During the Pandemic

The pandemic hasn’t just affected our health, it’s affected our rights, too. Stephen Bagwell, assistant professor

Jeff Miller, SUNY New Paltz – Lessons on Democracy from Ancient Athens

Where should we look for lessons on sustaining democracy? Jeff Miller, professor in the department of

Wei-Teng Yen, Franklin & Marshall College – Does Economic Insecurity Increase People’s Support for More Social Transfers

On Franklin and Marshall College Week:  Messaging is key when discussing social programs. Wei-Teng Yen, assistant

Timothy Waters, Indiana University Bloomington – Rethinking Secession

With America once again polarized, secession is back in the headlines. Timothy Waters, professor of law

Peter F. Cannavo, Hamilton College – Climate Migration: Facing the Inevitable

Many stand to lose their homes and towns in the face of impending climate change. Peter

Kenneth Luck, SUNY Sullivan – Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories are no longer just on the fringe of society. Kenneth Luck, assistant professor of

Anna Amirkhanyan, American University – Are We Biased Against Government?

Trust in government is said to be at an all-time low. Anna Amirkhanyan, professor of public

Frederick Engram, University of Texas at Arlington – Teaching The Truth Should Not Be Controversial

Teachers aren’t always allowed to teach what they believe. Frederick Engram, assistant professor of instruction at