by Alexis Lee Dr. Guy Whitten has been named the new head of the political science department at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service. After serving as the interim head and overseeing the department’s transition to the Bush School last fall, Whitten is stepping into the role permanently, overseeing 36 faculty […]
Department of Political Science News
Dr. Laron Williams, a 2008 graduate of the Bush School‘s Department of Political Science Ph.D. program, was recently named Professor of the Year in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri. Williams joined the political science department, which is now a part of the Truman School of Government and Public Affairs, […]
On Friday, December 2, 2022, the Department of Political Science Ph.D. Program at the Bush School of Government & Public Service celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center with a full day of events. Alumni, former faculty, and current students and faculty attended the celebration that included three panelist discussions, a lunch […]
José Antônio Cheibub is a Professor of Political Science at Texas A&M University with the Bush School of Government and Public Service. Professor Cheibub’s research interests include comparative politics, with a focus on the emergence and effects of democratic regimes and specific democratic institutions. Introduce Yourself Hi. I’m José Antônio Cheibub. I am a professor […]
Matthew Fuhrmann is Professor of Political Science at Texas A&M University. His previous positions include Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (2016-17), Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (2010-11), and Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (2007-08). Introduce […]
Dr. Johanna Dunaway is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the Bush School. Dr. Dunaway‘s areas of interest include news media and politics and political communication, with an emphasis on how the changing media environment is shaping news consumption and political knowledge, attitudes, and behavior. Introduce yourself. My name is Johanna Dunaway. […]
Once a high school student experiencing homelessness, Levi Bohanan ‘15 now advocates for homeless students and high-quality education within elementary and secondary education systems.
James Rogers, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science, discusses what the future may hold for the first Black woman nominated to the Supreme Court.
Sarah Palin sued The New York Times for defamation. The outcome of this case could determine how news organizations report political information in the future.
Former student Ronnie McDonald ‘93 continues to inspire the Aggie spirit after serving as the first Black yell leader in university history. By Tiarra Drisker ‘25 Ronnie McDonald ‘93 knew very little about the culture in Aggieland when he chose to attend Texas A&M University. Learning about the university through his mother’s manager, McDonald had […]