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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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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. 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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