August 16, 2022, 11:59 am
Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences; associate professor of political science; and director of pre-law and external scholarships and fellowships, was a featured Zoom speaker for a July 28 event to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Popper’s birth. Dr. Benesch’s presentation, Karl Popper and the Reconstruction of Progressive Politics, begins about the 11-minute mark of the video.
September 30, 2021, 8:18 pm
Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences and associate professor of politics, gave a virtual talk to students at the Universidad del CEMA in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Sept. 21, regarding the 234th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. Dr. Benesch, who is also LVC’s director of prelaw programs and external scholarships and fellowships, appears beginning around the 25th minute on this YouTube video of the session.
October 30, 2020, 6:47 pm
Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences and associate professor of political science, announced that LVC students had a 100% success rate on the University of London law modules completed this summer. Five students—Samantha Paradise ’23 (psychology), Allison Jedrzejek ’22 (business administration), Ariana Genna ’22 (political science), Noah Tapp ’21 (political science), and Kaitlyn Reed ’21 (political science)— remotely completed the Legal System and Method 4 module. Jedrzejek, Genna, Tapp, and Reed also completed the Public Law module. This success will help these students accelerate their LVC graduation by transferring back credits for each module.
September 5, 2018, 1:55 pm
Dr. Philip Benesch, associate professor of politics and director of pre-law and external scholarships and fellowships, was one of five faculty members from across the nation to participate in an online seminar with faculty who are teaching their courses using the Interactivity Foundation discussion method and/or discussion guide. The colleagues “exchanged ideas and explored many different topics, including: different models for an IF classroom, the best length for IF classroom discussions,” and other topics.
December 14, 2017, 8:39 pm
Dr. Philip Benesch, associate professor of politics and faculty director of external scholarships and fellowships, was quoted in today’s U.S. News & World Report’s story on how to “Choose the Right College Major for Law School.” Dr. Benesch, who also serves as the director of the College’s Law and Society Program, noted to “be sure to double major in a mainstream liberal arts discipline,” among other advice.