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Department of Political Science

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Student Award Recipients, 2016

2016 Behrakis Essay Prize in Classical Political Thought Timothy McCranor

Mary A. and Katherine G. Finneran Commencement Award - The highest award in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences.
Julie Orenstein

Donald S. Carlisle Award
Edward H. Finnegan, S.J. Memorial Award
Recipient of the 2015 Truman Scholarship

Marrisa Marandola

Fulbright Grant Awards
Richard Balagtas: Research Grant to the Phillipines
Sophia Marseille: English Teaching Grant to S. Africa
Willow Sommer: English Teaching Grant to Germany

Dean’s Scholars Class of 2017
Mackenzie Arnold
Catherine Cole
Konstantinos Karamanakis
James Ledoux
Yi Peng Liu
Jack Massih
Emily Murphy
Justin Prindle
Allison Shely
Hagop Toghramadjian

Dean’s Scholars Class of 2018
Anne Bigler
Brian Bouchard
Lindsay Buckel
Emma Coffey
Elizabeth Crimi
Miriam George
Christopher Latour
Cecilia Milano
Lauren Mushro
Sydney Sullivan
Emma Winters

Peter Krause

Assistant Professor of Political Science Peter Krause discussed homophobia and ISIS in relation to the shooting in Orlando on NECN "The Take" (segment begins at 4:38).

Kay Schlozman

The voices heard in American politics are creating a vicious circle in which economic inequality begets political inequality which, in turn, furthers economic inequality, writes Moakley Professor of Political Science Kay Schlozman. The Hill

Emily Thorson

How do attitudes that persist even when misinformation has been corrected affect candidates? BC political scientist Emily Thorson explains her research in an op-ed for the Washington Post.

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In Print

Books published recently by department faculty:

The Philippines

The Philippines: An Asiatic and Catholic Archipelago by Pierre de Charentenay, S.J. Jescom.

book by susan shell

Kant’s Observations and Remarks: A Critical Guide, edited by Susan Meld Shell and Richard Velkley. Cambridge University Press.

book by Eve Grace and Christopher Kelly

The Challenge of Rousseau, edited by Eve Grace and Christopher Kelly. Cambridge University Press.

book by Dennis Hale

The Jury in America: Triumph and Decline, by Dennis Hale. University Press of Kansas.

book bt Jennifer Erickson

Dangerous Trade: Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation, by Jennifer L. Erickson. Columbia University Press.

book by Robert Ross

China in the Era of Xi Jinping: Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges, by Robert Ross. 


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