Posts tagged ‘Political Science’

Students Excel in University of London Law Modules

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.

Dr. Dolan Named to White House Transition Project

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, was named to serve on the White House Transition Project, a non-partisan organization of American scholars that provides expertise and advice to ensure a stable and smooth transition of presidential power for presidents-elect and new presidential administrations. When the next transitions of power occur in 2020 and 2024 they will work with other scholars on foreign policy and national security issues. 

Dr. Dolan Published in The Hill and MSN

Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s article, Foreign Policy is on the Ballot in 2020; So is American Credibility, was published in the Hill and on MSN Oct. 18. Dolan, professor of political science, noted, “2020 is a good election to feature foreign policy because the voters are choosing between two different value systems.”

Dr. Dolan Served as Political Analyst on Battleground PA

Dr. Chris Dolan, professor of political science, was a political analyst on Battleground PA, which is hosted by Joyce Davis H’17 on PennLive’s Facebook Live stream. His latest article published in The Hill was discussedby Democratic strategist Rogette Harris and Republican strategist Jeffrey Lord.

Dr. Dolan Interviewed on Pakistan TV Show

Dr. Chris Dolan, professor of political science, was interviewed by Waqar Rizvi on the show The Scope/Indus News (Lahore, Pakistan). Dolan discussed the Pew Research Center’s latest poll showing the plummeting image of the U.S. around the world.

Dr. Dolan’s Op-Ed Published on The Hill and MS

Dr. Christopher Dolan, Fulbright Scholar and professor of political science, was recently published in several media outlets, including The Hill and MSN U.S. and Canada. His latest article, “What the numbers say about Trump’s chances at reelection,” was published Sept. 5, originally on The Hill.

Dr. Dolan Interviewed by Pakistan Newspaper

Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, was interviewed by Indus News (Lahore, Pakistan) on right-wing extremist provocations in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the deployment of federal law enforcement, and the 2020 presidential election. The video clip can be found here.

Dr. Dolan Opinion Article Published in Newsweek

Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s article, “Trump’s ‘Blame China’ Re-Election Strategy Might Seriously Backfire,” was published in Newsweek on May 22. Dolan, a Fulbright Scholar, is a professor of political science.

Dr. Dolan’s Op-Ed on Bernie Sanders Hits PennLive

The Many Reasons Sanders Lost,” an op-ed by Dr. Chris Dolan, professor of political science, was published today on PennLive. In the piece, Dolan outlines six reasons why Sanders had to drop out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

Dr. Dolan Named Dual Research Associate

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, will serve as research associate with the Kosovar Centre for Security Studies (KCSS) in Prishtina, Kosovo, where he will research violent extremism, Russia’s use of hybrid warfare tactics, security sector reform, and the role of NATO in the geopolitics of the Western Balkans. He will also serve as a research associate with the Center for Political Courage at the University of Prishtina in Kosovo and research rule of law, democratization, and public policy in Kosovo.