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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. Ryan's article appears in the Washington Post
Sep 2, 2015

Dr. Ryan's article, "Deja vu for Jordanina election reforms" appeared in the Washington Post.

Faculty

NPR Interviews Dr. Ryan
Jan 28, 2015

On January 28, 2015 , Dr Ryan had an extended interview with the Ian Masters show which is syndicated across the country.

Faculty

The College of Arts and Sciences names Dr. Nancy Love new Humanities Council Coordinator
Dec 10, 2014

“I am honored to serve as the new Coordinator of the College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Council,” Dr. Nancy Sue Love says.

Faculty

Early Voting Matters to Visiting Distinguished Professor in Political Science
Nov 20, 2014

Whether you view early voting as a necessity, a privilege, or an obligation, there is no denying that it has had a profound impact on American... Faculty

New Chair of Government and Justice Studies is Driven by His Passion for Politics
Nov 5, 2014

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Dr. Phillip Ardoin as the new Chair for the Department of Government and Justice Studies.

Faculty

Appalachian State University Government and Justice Studies Faculty Member Quoted in New York Times
Sep 18, 2014

Appalachian State University faculty member Curtis Ryan was quoted as an expert on Jordanian politics in the... Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences names 2014 Outstanding Alumni
Apr 29, 2014

The College of Arts and Sciences named M Douglas Cotton the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award at the Honors Day Reception on April 25th...

Dr. Love Has Radio interview on hate music and politics
Mar 12, 2014

Nancy Love is a Professor of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University.

Washington Post Publishes Dr. Ryan's Article
Mar 4, 2014

"Five years after Arab uprisings, security trumps reforms in Jordan", an article written by Dr Curtis Ryan, is published by the Washington Post...

George Ehrhardt Concluded that voter suppression didn’t happen in Boone elections
Dec 11, 2013

George Ehrhardt, An ASU professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies recently completed a study that concludes “vote... Faculty