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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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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., fundraising for organizations connected to the envi

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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 State University alumnus Nathan Smith ’09 tac

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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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Brock Long with family

Appalachian alumnus Brock Long leads FEMA’s mission of support
Dec 15, 2017

Appalachian State University alumnus William Brockmann “Brock” Long ’97 ’99, a native of Newton, North Carolina, serves as

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Paige Anderholm with Global Leadership Award

Paige Anderholm Recieves 2017 Global Leadership Award
Dec 1, 2017

Paige Anderholm, a political science major from Summerfield, North Carolina, received Appalachian State University’s 2017 Global Leadership

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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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Dr. Webb-Farley's PS Symposium Published
Nov 16, 2017

Congratulations to Dr Kathy Webb-Farley on the publication of her PS Symposium with Dr Kristin Gross (Duke Univ) and Steven Smith (APSA Director... Faculty

Dr. Nancy Love

Dr. Love Receives 2017 Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance Award
Nov 9, 2017

Dr. Nancy S Love, a professor of political science in Appalachian State University’s Department of Government and Justice Studies, received... Faculty

Razan Farhan Alaqil speaks at the MiSK-UNDP Youth Forum 2017, held in September in New York City.

Razan Farhan Alaqil: Representing Saudi youth on the world stage
Nov 6, 2017

Political science major Razan Farhan Alaqil is originally from Saudi Arabia and has been the Saudi youth representative to the United Nations.

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