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    Scott Keeter to Speak at Political Science Commencement Ceremony - May 11, 2014Scott Keeter to Speak at Political Science Commencement Ceremony - May 11, 2014

    The Political Science Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Scott Keeter will give the department’s commencement address. He is the director of survey research for the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC and co-author of four books, including A New Engagement? Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen, The Diminishing Divide: Religion's Changing Role in American Politics, What Americans Know about Politics and Why It Matters (Yale University Press), and Uninformed Choice: The Failure of the New Presidential Nominating System. Read More...


    Terry Sullivan 2014Terry Sullivan Receives SUTASA Teaching Award

    Terry Sullivan, associate professor in political science, has been selected as a recipient of the Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards (SUTASA). SUTASA was established in 1989 to recognize outstanding undergraduate instruction at the University. A Texas native, Professor Sullivan has served on the faculty at UNC since 1987. He teaches courses on political leadership and on the role of the Presidency and the Congress in the American policy-making process. Read More...


    SummerSchoolPhoto1.jpgExpand Your Horizons: Summer 2014 Course Offerings

    The Department of Political Science is offering a range of courses. Consider taking an introductory course this summer if you are interested in Political Science as a major or enroll in advanced courses focused on political institutions and behavior, the rights and responsibilities of citizens, and the relations of people with their governments, domestically and internationally.  Three summer sessions are offered. Click here for the schedule...

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