Political Science Archive

Douglas Dowland, Ohio Northern University – Language and Nationalism

The words we use when we talk about our country can have powerful meanings. Douglas Dowland,

Lisa Leopold, Middlebury Institute of International Studies – Public Apologies

The best strategy for a public apology is not always followed. Lisa Leopold, associate professor of

James Seidelman, Westminster College – End of Neoliberalism

On Westminster College Week:  The 2016 presidential election may have signaled the end of neoliberalism. James

Manata Hashemi, University of Oklahoma – Cultures of Conformity

Where does the greatest possibility for change in Iran lie? Manata Hashemi, assistant professor of Iranian

Andrew Morris, Union College – When Natural Disasters Became National Disasters

On Union College Week: The federal government hasn’t always paid out after natural disasters.   Andrew

Jessica Trisko Darden, American University – Insurgent Women

Women join terrorist groups for the same reasons as men, but their roles aren’t always the

Stacey Sowards, University of Texas at El Paso – Latina/Chicana Leaders and Today’s Social Movements

On University of Texas at El Paso Week: Women of color who are activists face many

Stephen Coulthart, University of Texas at El Paso – The Perils of Border Security Technology Megaprojects

On University of Texas at El Paso Week:  Borders are becoming increasingly armored as time goes

Yolanda Leyva, University of Texas at El Paso – Uncaged Art Provides a Voice to Detained Migrant Children

On University of Texas at El Paso Week: We’ve seen the effects of family separation at

Teresa Mares, University of Vermont – Migrants and the Other Border

Where do the migrants who successfully cross the southern border go? Teresa Mares, associate professor of