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Dr. Colleen Sheehan Publishes a New Book!

Dr. Colleen Sheehan’s recently published book through Cambridge University Press entitled The Mind of James Madison: The Legacy of Classical Republicanism has been getting glowing reviews among scholars of early American political philosophy for highlighting Madison’s merits as a true political … Continue reading

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Dr. Barrett Presents New Research at APSA

Professor David M. Barrett presented a paper, “JFK and the CIA: Playing Hardball Over an Intelligence Leak to the New York Times, 1962” at the recent annual meeting of the American Political Science Association” in San Francisco. While the research … Continue reading

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Professor Schrad Discusses Syria Following the Obama-Putin UN Meeting

Courtesy of the Kathleen Dunn Show on Wisconsin Public Radio. Access the interview here.

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Dr. Mark Schrad’s Very Personal Take on Ohio’s Down-Syndrome Abortion Debate in the New York Times

The state of Ohio is currently debating legislation that would outlaw abortion in the case of an in-utero diagnosis of Down syndrome. Since Professor Schrad and his wife, Jennifer, have encountered the heart-wrenching decisions associated with that situation firsthand, their experiences and … Continue reading

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Dr. Jennifer Dixon comments on genocide survivor’s testimony

The Shoah Foundation is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide by showcasing, over thirty days, some of the hundreds of survivor testimonies. Prof. Jennifer Dixon, an expert on the politics of genocide and mass killings, was invited by the Shoah Foundation … Continue reading

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Dr. Kunle Owolabi awarded prestigious fellowship

Dr. Olukunle P. Owolabi (Department of Political Science) has been awarded a visiting fellowship by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. The Kellogg Institute is an interdisciplinary research institute that sponsors scholarship on democracy … Continue reading

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What does the Middle States Commission do?

In this post, we explain the role of Middle States, which accredits institutions such as Villanova University. We often hear mentioned the name, ‘Middle States,’ in various contexts but many students and faculty pay very little attention to it most of the … Continue reading

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