Posts tagged ‘Politics’

Hon. Thomas Corbett, Esq., ’71 Appears on Pennsylvania Cable Network

The Hon. Thomas Corbett, Esq., ’71, politics and law, Pennsylvania’s 46th Governor, was interviewed by a host from the Pennsylvania Cable Network in July. During the show, he discussed serving as Governor and his political career, which included serving as Pennsylvania Attorney General and as a district attorney.

Horst ’01 and Ruth ’08 Named to CPBJ’s Forty Under 40

Steve, Horst, Esq., ’01 and Peter Ruth, Esq., ’08 were recently named to the Central Penn Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 class of 2018. Horst, a biology major who graduated from Villanova Law School, is managing counsel and director of vendor risk management and contracts administration at Fulton Financial Corporation. Ruth, a history and politics double major who also minored in law, graduated from the Widener University School of Law and is an attorney with Stock and Leader in York.

 

Dr. Dolan Inks Facebook Op-Ed and Finalizes Tome on Obama through Rowan & Littlefield

Dr. Chris Dolan, chair of history, politics, & global studies, published “Holding Facebook accountable” on The Hill. Dolan’s opinion piece explored the company’s response to recent news that one of their partners, a data firm, had taken advantage of the data and privacy of more than 50 million users. His book, Obama and the Emergence of a Multipolar World: Redefining U.S. Foreign Policy, will be published by Rowan & Littlefield in 2018.

Mary Auker-Endres ’10 Running for Office

Mary Auker-Endres ’10, religion and philosophy, recently announced that she will run against the incumbent in the next election for the legislative district that covers northwestern Lancaster County. She will run as a Democrat against eight-term seat hold Rep. David Hickernell, a Republican.

Corey Lamoureux, Esq., ’08 Named Law Partner

Corey M. Lamoureux, Esq., ’08, politics major/law minor, was named a partner at Lebanon-based Reilly Wolfson Sheffey Schrum and Lundberg. He joined the firm after serving in the Lebanon County District Attorney’s Office and concentrates his practice in family law, municipal law, civil litigation, landlord tenant law, and criminal defense.

 

 

Dr. Philip Benesch Quoted in U.S. News & World Report

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.

Rebecca Dertinger ’19 Co-Presents Her Co-Authored Research Paper in Philadelphia

Rebecca Dertinger ’19, a double major in global studies and international business who also has minors in politics and law and society, co-presented “Banning People: U.S. Refugee Policy from Obama to Trump,” in Philadelphia Nov. 10. She co-authored the collaborative research paper with Dr. Chris Dolan, chair of history, politics, and global studies, and together they presented at the Northeastern Political Science Association meetings.

Jonathan Lutz ’97 Hired as Associate Director of the Associated Petroleum Industries

Jonathan Lutz ’97, political science and psychology, was hired Nov. 6 as associate director for the Associated Petroleum Industries’ Pennsylvania division. He previously was executive director for the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Dr. Dolan’s Opinion Piece on Obama–Trump Published in Newsweek; New Book Deal Signed

Dr. Chris Dolan, chair of history, politics, and global studies, wrote an opinion piece, “Obama First Tapped into the Roots of Trump’s America,” that was published on Newsweek Nov. 8. Dr. Dolan highlighted some surprisingly similar international policies and statements between the current and past president, yet some especially important differences.

 

Dr. Dolan also signed a contract with Rowan and Littlefield to publish Obama and the Emergence of a Multipolar World Order: Redefining U.S. Foreign Policy in 2018.

Dr. Dolan Pens Opinion Piece on Las Vegas Shootings

Dr. Chris Dolan, chair of history, politics, and global studies, wrote an op-ed, The Las Vegas killer’s motives shouldn’t matter—stopping the next mass shooting does, that was published on PennLive Oct. 12. In the piece, Dr. Dolan wrote about why investigators are still searching for a motive behind the shooter and the need for additional controls to prevent more mass killings.