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Dr. Dixon’s Research on International Norms Published in Perspectives on Politics Dr. Jennifer Dixon, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Villanova University, has recently published her research on international norms and domestic politics in the American Political Science Association’s Perspectives … Continue reading

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Do We Want Better Relations With Russia?

Guest commentary by Mark Lawrence Schrad, assistant professor of political science at Villanova University For the entirety of the 2016 presidential campaign, I demurred on commenting on the state of US-Russian relations, and for good reason. While Russia was a … Continue reading

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Dr. Barrett Wins Lawsuit Against the CIA

As part of his ongoing research into the administration of President John F. Kennedy, Villanova Political Science Professor Dr. David Barrett recently brought suit against the CIA to disclose long-classified information pertaining to the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion. Pursuant … Continue reading

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Villanova Political Science Welcomes Dr. Sara Newland!

The Department of Political Science at Villanova University is proud to welcome Dr. Sara Newland to the faculty. Dr. Newland specializes in comparative political economy and the politics of China. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley in … Continue reading

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Dr. Kerbel’s Guide to the Elections

Are you worried about the upcoming 2016 elections? Concerned? Not sure how to make heads or tails of what’s going on this political season? Or worried that whatever you find online is written by some biased political hack? Well, not … Continue reading

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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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