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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?

Faculty
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

Alumni
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

Alumni

Dr. E. Ike Udogu Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
Nov 3, 2017

Dr Udogu has proudly been working in academia for more than 30 years, first as a professor at Francis Marion University, as well as a professor... Faculty

The summer 2017 App State SECU Public Fellows Internship cohort with university staff and employees of the Boone SECU branch.

Two Criminal Justice Students Highlighted In Article
Sep 29, 2017

Matthew Lee, a criminal justice major at ASU from Ashe County, just wrapped up several weeks working at the State Bureau of Investigation in... Student, SECU Internship

Criminal Justice Student interviewed by The Shelby Star
Aug 12, 2017

Jules Bouchard, 22, said he chose to major in criminal justice at Appalachian State University after getting into some trouble as a young teen.... Student

SECU continues to fund Appalachian internships; 10 students complete 2017 summer internships
Aug 4, 2017

Ten students from Appalachian State University completed 2017 summer internships in public sector and nonprofit entities of rural and underserved... Student, SECU Internship

Shaina Katz

Shaina Katz has received a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic this summer in Morocco
May 11, 2017

Shaina Katz, a junior from Apex who is majoring in political science and minoring in Arabic at Appalachian State University, has received a... Student

Dr. Love Interviewed About How Education can help counter hate music’s appeal
Apr 14, 2017

Music has helped propel social causes ever since the civil rights, peace and feminist movements, but when it comes to the white power movement,... Faculty

The Government and Justice Studies Department discuss Trump and Putin
Feb 16, 2017

For many, Valentine’s Day is a focus on relationships new and old.

Internship Program Provides Students With Financial Support And Help For Communities
Oct 11, 2016

For many college students, the biggest obstacle in deciding whether to acquire an internship is being able to afford the time needed to complete... Student, SECU Internship

Razan Alaqil at the United Nations Youth Assembly

App State student takes home outstanding delegate award at UN Youth Assembly
Aug 31, 2016

Razan Alaqil, an Appalachian State sophomore political science major, was the first Saudi Arabian female to participate in t

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