A Texas A&M political scientist says the transfer of power from President Donald Trump to the Biden administration has been marked by a series of broken norms.
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Associate Professor Hyeran Jo was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for her project titled “Integrative International Interventions: Militant Violence and Human Security in Contemporary Conflicts.” For two years, 2021-2023, She plans to work with three graduate students and two undergraduates to discover what international policies work best to save lives in conflict zones on […]
Lindsey Brenner ‘20 came to Aggieland her sophomore year in the hopes of pushing herself academically. She’s done just that while making lifelong friends in the process.
Every year, the College of Liberal Arts Superior Service (CLASS) Awards Program recognizes individuals who provide outstanding service to the college and demonstrate leadership, ingenuity, job excellence, and support for diversity. Here are the winners for 2020.
Elizabeth Alexander ‘01 will serve as First Lady-elect Jill Biden’s communications director. Alexander is making history as a member of the first all-female communications team appointed for the White House. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in communication, Alexander achieved a Juris Doctorate in Law […]
For 65 years, Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students have recognized the most deserving faculty and staff members with one of the university’s highest professional honors—the University-Level Distinguished Achievement Awards. This year’s recipients were chosen for their stellar performances in teaching, research, student relations, continuing education, staff service, and graduate student mentoring. Since the […]
In a recent NPR podcast 1A, Instructional Associate Professor Brittany N. Perry discusses the Texas voter ID laws (some of the strictest in the nation) and how they can lead to voter suppression in the 2020 election. She explains how any photo ID should suffice to allow someone to vote and adds that “the argument that we […]
Professor Britanny Perry, Chair of the Climate & Inclusion Committee and Director of the DataLab @ TAMU workshop writes a post for the American Political Science Association explaining the DataLab workshop and how it has helped underrepresented students become immersed in the world of political science research. Applications for the January 2021 DataLab are still OPEN! Apply by November […]
In a recent interview with The Guardian, George C. Edwards III, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Jordan Chair in Presidential Studies as well as the Editor of the Presidential Studies Quarterly explains the electoral college and its possible impact on the 2020 presidential election. Read the full article. On Sept. 1, 2022, the Department of Political Science became part […]
Believing conspiracy theories and superstitions can be both good and bad. Experts explain what they are and why we fall for them.