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.
November 10, 2017, 8:53 pm
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.
November 10, 2017, 7:57 pm
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.
November 10, 2017, 3:10 pm
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.
October 18, 2017, 7:24 pm
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.