Department of Political Science
at boston college
Honors for Unheavenly Chorus
The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy, co-authored by Moakley Professor of Political Science Kay Schlozman, has won two PROSE awards for excellence in scholarly publishing from the Association of American Publishers. BC Bookmarks
In many ways former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died yesterday at age 87, pioneered the path that Ronald Reagan later followed, said Political Science Professor Marc Landy.
Junior at U.N. climate event
Joseph Manning A&S '14 is attending the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 18th annual Conference of the Parties which takes place through Dec. 7 in Doha, Qatar. BC News Release
Today's Young Republicans
Taylor Eggleston A&S '15, founder of the Boston College Eagle Political Society, is prominent in a feature on young Republicans by NECN.
Stephen Jung Woo Choi A&S '14 is one of three Boston College students to receive a prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship. A triple major (political science, Islamic civilization and societies, and philosophy), Choi will study Mandarin at the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies and the China Studies Institute at Peking University during the 2012-13 academic year.
Angela Donkor, a Political Science major, is among the "Class of 2012 Seniors to Remember." This select group of graduating students exemplify what's best about Boston College.
Books published recently by department faculty:
The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy by Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady. Princeton University Press.
The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration by Jonathan Laurence. Princeton University Press.
Alan Wolfe, Political Evil: What It Is, and How to Combat It. Random House
Kant and the Limits of Autonomy by Susan Meld Shell. Harvard University Press.
Globalization and Its Effects, by David Deese. Ashgate Publishing.