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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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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 #App2Iowa 2020.

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cover of the book Jordan and the Arab Uprisings, by Dr. Ryan

New Book from Dr. Curtis Ryan
Jun 5, 2018

The department of Government and Justice Studies is proud to announce the publication of Dr.

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Jordanian protesters raise a national flag during a demonstration outside the prime minister’s office in the capital, Amman, on June 4. (Raad Adayleh/AP)

Dr. Ryan's article appears in the Washington Post
Jun 4, 2018

The following is Dr. Ryan's article for the Washington Post:

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Dr. Key is featured in AppalachianToday for her recently published article
May 18, 2018

The field of political science is pushing toward greater data access and research transparency, or DA-RT.

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Dr. Key Has Article Published
Apr 4, 2018

Dr. R. Michael Alvarez (California Institute of Technology), Dr.

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Chief Andy Stephenson

App State to create police academy, second of its kind in the nation
Feb 16, 2018

The Appalachian State University Police Department is starting a police academy for students, known as the App State Police Department Police... Police Development Program, Faculty

Alex Lowrie collecting data

Dr. Holcomb and team find ways the Watauga County Detention Center can reduce energy costs.
Jan 15, 2018

Holcomb presented an idea of conducting an energy study of the detention center approximately five years ago to faculty members in ASU’s... Faculty

Dr. Hicks in office

Political scientist weighs in on North Carolina redistricting ruling
Jan 10, 2018

Federal judges’ decision Tuesday that Republicans unconstitutionally gerrymandered two North Carolina congressional districts in 2016 puts i

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Front Cover of "Human Rights Dilemmas in the Developing World"

New Publication from Dr. E. Ike Udogu
Nov 29, 2017

The department of Government and Justice Studies is proud to announce the publication of Dr. E.

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Dr. Zaitzow Aims to Put a Human Face to Incarceration with Prison Trips
Nov 19, 2017

Every day, students on Appalachian State’s campus face different social problems, such as transgender rights, education, mental health, raci

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