Political Science Archive

Curtis Dozier, Vassar College – Political Rhetoric

What do Aristotle and sound bites have in common? Curtis Dozier, visiting assistant professor of Greek

Scott Selisker, University of Arizona – Brainwashing

Are we being brainwashed? Scott Selisker, assistant professor of English at the University of Arizona, examines

Matthew Feinberg, University of Toronto – Persuading Political Opponents

If you want someone to switch political sides, try their perspective. Matthew Feinberg, Assistant Professor of

Laura Albright, University of Indianapolis – Lurleen Wallace and Women In Politics

Studying women in politics helps us understand the past and how to improve the future. Laura

James Waller, Keene State College – Genocide

Preventing genocide is one of our biggest challenges. James Waller, Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Leanne ten Brinke, University of California Berkeley – Virtues, Vices and Political Influence

Do virtues or vices make for a more influential politician? Leanne ten Brinke, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

Douglas Massey, Princeton University – US Border Patrol Policy

Has our current border patrol policy failed? Douglas Massey, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at

Lori Poloni-Staudinger, Northern Arizona University – Female Terrorists

Female terrorists are used partly for their shock value. Lori Poloni-Staudinger, professor and department chair in

Devyn Spence Benson, Louisiana State University – Obama, Cuba and Afro-Cubans

Will President Obama’s recent trip to Cuba help Afro-Cubans? Devyn Spence Benson, assistant professor in the

Krista Jenkins, Fairleigh Dickinson University – Political Differences between Mothers and Daughters

Mothers and daughters may back different political candidates this year. Krista Jenkins, professor of political science