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Victoria Anderson, a senior criminal justice major with a concentration in international studies

App State students awarded record number of Gilman Scholarships for 2021 study abroad
Aug 7, 2020

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces a record six Appal

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Dr. Hicks Explores Contemporary Views of Liberal Democracy in Latest Published Work
Jul 22, 2020

What are Americans’ views on liberal democracy? Have their attitudes changed since the 1950s? How do their attitudes about liberal democracy shape political behavior, such as vote choice?

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Dr. Carter's article published by American Political Science Review
Jul 14, 2020

Political leaders’ willingness to use force is central to many explanations of foreign policy and interstate conflict.

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Appalachian State University alumnus Tommy Wrenn ’14, who earned a B.A. in political science with minors in communication and music, works as the associate director of individual giving at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C. Photo submitted

Political Science alum fundraises for DC research institution
Jun 16, 2020

For the past six years, Appalachian State University alumnus Tommy Wrenn ’14 has worked as a development professional in Washington, D.C., f

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Nathan Smith ’09, who earned a B.S. in political science from Appalachian and an M.A. in government from John Hopkins University, is a senior associate at Civitas Public Affairs Group in Washington, D.C. Photo submitted

App State alumnus shapes public policy
Jun 15, 2020

As a senior associate at Civitas Public Affairs Group in Washington, D.C., Appalachian S

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Emily Hogan, a political science major, was elected at the North Carolina District 5 convention on May 16 to become a Biden delegate at the Democratic National Convention.

App State student elected as Democratic delegate, Electoral College voter
Jun 11, 2020

An Appalachian State junior will vote to nominate Joe Biden as the Democratic presidential nominee when the Democratic National Convention takes... Student

ACCESS Scholar and senior Alyssa Rodriguez, of Elizabeth City, is the 2020 recipient of Appalachian State University’s Kenneth E. Peacock Spirit of ACCESS Award. Rodriguez, a first-generation college student, will graduate from Appalachian in May with a B.S. in political science–public administration and minors in general business and leadership studies. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State senior recognized for embodying the spirit of ACCESS Scholarship Program
May 6, 2020

Alyssa Rodriguez, an Appalachian State University graduating senior and ACCESS Scholar from Elizabeth City, has been named the 2020 recipient of... Student

Student paper featured in EuropeNow
Apr 6, 2020

 Lillian Livermore, whose research paper, "From the Well to the Internet:  Alternative Modes of Education by Women Through History," is

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Appalachian announces first Gilman Scholarship recipients of 2020
Jan 23, 2020

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces four... Student

Taking Students to the Iowa Caucus: An Experiential Approach to American Politics
Jan 22, 2020

20 students and faculty from Appalachian State University will depart from Boone, NC on January 30, 2020, on a 14-hour van journey to Iowa for #... Student, Faculty

Dr. Ryan is published in World Politics Review
Jan 7, 2020

Is the Cold Peace Between Jordan and Israel at Risk?Curtis R.

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Drs. Ondercin and Carter have article published in Political Science Quarterly
Jan 6, 2020

How does increasing military spending affect social spending and economic growth?

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