Political Science Archive

John Heitmann, University of Dayton – Cars and Government Regulations

Americans have long had a love affair with the automobile. John Heitmann, professor of history at

Minita Sanghvi, Skidmore College – Gender and Biases in Politics

Women in politics face a wide swath of biases. Minita Sanghvi, Assistant Professor in Management and

Aubrey Westfall, Wheaton College – The Politics of the Headscarf

The headscarf worn by some Muslim women is becoming a tool of civic engagement. Aubrey Westfall,

F. Chris Curran, University of Maryland Baltimore County – School Resource Officers and Discipline

More and more schools have law enforcement in the hallways. F. Chris Curran, assistant professor of

Amy Bhatt, University of Maryland Baltimore County – Highly Skilled Immigrant Family Separation

The immigration debate goes beyond the headlines. Amy Bhatt, associate professor of gender & women’s studies

Melissa Deckman, Washington College – The Evolving Role of Women in Politics

On Washington College Week: Women’s political participation is on the rise. Melissa Deckman, professor of political

Ray Raymond, SUNY Ulster – Security

Our security measures may lead to insecurity for others. Ray Raymond, professor of government and history

Anna Amirkhanyan, American University – We Have Protested, Now What?

On American University Week: Protesting is a way to get your voice heard. Anna Amirkhanyan, associate

Tricia Bacon, American University – Allies of the Islamic State

On American University Week: Where does the fight against ISIS stand today? Tricia Bacon, assistant professor

Sarah Snyder, American University – Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy

On American University Week: Have human rights helped shape U.S. foreign policy in the past? Sarah