Annual Political Science Newsletter – 2019

October 24, 2019

Dear Friends and Alumni, On behalf of the Department of Political Science, I welcome you to read our annual newsletter. As the calendar year draws to a close, we reflect on a year full of challenges and highlights. In the … Continued

Peter Rosendorff (Political Science, NYU) Talk

September 25, 2019

The PPE program is hosting a talk by Peter Rosendorff (Political Science, NYU)  on October 2nd from 6P to 7:30P; Economic Transparency and Political (in)Stability; This talk will be held in Hanes Hall, Room 130. (see link for more information) … Continued

Raymond H. Dawson passed away on June 2, 2019

June 3, 2019

Raymond H. Dawson passed away on June 2, 2019. North Carolinians have benefited immensely from Professor Dawson’s contributions to our department, UNC, and the entire UNC System. He started his graduate work in Chapel Hill in 1955, and joined the … Continued

Political Science Commencement 2019

May 9, 2019

  Political Science Department Commencement Ceremony is this Sunday, May 12th at 1PM in Memorial Hall! Congrats Grads!!!!! We are so proud of you!!!! 🎓 🎓💙💙

Letter from the Chair, April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019

Dear Polisci Friends and Community, The UNC Campus has recently encountered several anti-Semitic incidents occurring on campus. This includes the distribution of anti-Semitic flyers in Davis Library and in Hamilton Hall, and a particularly troubling incident that occurred in a … Continued

Annual Newsletter – 2018

October 30, 2018

Dear Friends and Alumni, On behalf of the Department of Political Science, it is my pleasure to send warm greetings and share with you an update on a tremendous year here at UNC. After serving as Chair for a little … Continued

UNC Political Science Silent Sam Statement

October 1, 2018

October 1, 2018 A decisive majority of the faculty in the department of political science support the statement of the Council of Chairs in the College of Arts and Sciences adopted on August 27, 2018 and strongly oppose the return … Continued

Supreme Court Decision Uses UNC Research

July 2, 2018

On June 28, 2018, the US Supreme Court denied requests by two death row inmates from Mississippi to have their cases heard. Justice Stephen Breyer dissented from these decisions, citing a recent work by Prof. Frank Baumgartner along with UNC … Continued