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Anh Do facilitates speed mentoring for graduate students

Anh Do facilitates speed mentoring for graduate students

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The definition of mentoring in itself is fairly simple: “to advise or train someone.” However, behind the simplicity of the definition lies an ambiguous process. Mentoring can take on various forms and approaches, ranging from teaching someone how to conduct a particular task to managing work/life... Read More about Anh Do facilitates speed mentoring for graduate students »


Isak Tranvik named a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows

Isak Tranvik named a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Isak Tranvik has been awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.  "The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has awarded 21 promising scholars Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships. The... Read More about Isak Tranvik named a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows »


Graduation Stories: "Warning! You are about to enter a magical place"

Graduation Stories: "Warning! You are about to enter a magical place"

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Matthew King, a senior majoring in Political Science, spoke to graduating classmates at Senior Class Day.  This event took place Friday, May 11, 2018 at Page Auditorium at Duke University. After graduation Matthew will be earning his Masters in International Security at Sciences Po's Paris... Read More about Graduation Stories: "Warning! You are about to enter a magical place" »


John Aldrich awarded honorary doctorate of humane letters from alma mater

John Aldrich awarded honorary doctorate of humane letters from alma mater

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

In its 203rd year, Allegheny College will award honorary degrees to three distinguished scholars — each a graduate of Allegheny — at the college’s 2018 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m. In addition, a Scholarship Fund has been setup at Allegheny College for students pursuing... Read More about John Aldrich awarded honorary doctorate of humane letters from alma mater »


Duke Political Oracles - A portrait series highlighting undergraduate vision

Duke Political Oracles - A portrait series highlighting undergraduate vision

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Duke Political Oracles is a series of undergraduate portraits of political science majors in their junior and senior year.  Following oracle metaphors from classical antiquity, this portrait series dramatizes what clairvoyance may have looked like.  Student participants complimented... Read More about Duke Political Oracles - A portrait series highlighting undergraduate vision »


Book Author Profiles: Michael Munger and 'Tomorrow 3.0'

Book Author Profiles: Michael Munger and 'Tomorrow 3.0'

Monday, May 14, 2018

Munger, an economist and political science professor at Duke, explores the growing popularity of apps such as Uber and Airbnb and how these represents a fundamental change in transaction costs. Written for both general and specialist readers, the books shows the far-reaching consequences of the “... Read More about Book Author Profiles: Michael Munger and 'Tomorrow 3.0' »


Christian Science Monitor interviews Ruth Grant, discussing assault allegations against the former NY attorney general

Assault allegations against former NY attorney general - Christian Science Monitor interviews Ruth Grant

Friday, May 11, 2018

“It’s an emperor’s-new-clothes moment,” says Duke University political scientist Ruth Grant, author of “Hypocrisy and Integrity: Machiavelli, Rousseau, and the Ethics of Politics.” Much like the phenomenon of the ketman principle in totalitarian countries, Ms. Grant says that hypocrisy... Read More about Assault allegations against former NY attorney general - Christian Science Monitor interviews Ruth Grant »


Book Author Profiles: John Aldrich and 'Why Parties Matter'

Book Author Profiles: John Aldrich and 'Why Parties Matter'

Friday, May 4, 2018

With “Why Parties Matter,” Aldrich, a professor of political science, and co-author John D. Griffin of the University of Colorado, Boulder, make the case that competition between political parties is an essential component of a democracy that is responsive to its citizens. Tracing the history of... Read More about Book Author Profiles: John Aldrich and 'Why Parties Matter' »


Is the Nation-State Still a Thing? Joseph Grieco on NPR

Is the Nation-State Still a Thing? Joseph Grieco on NPR

Thursday, May 3, 2018

In the middle of a landmass in the Northern Hemisphere bordered by oceans, people call themselves Americans. According to both their own laws and broader international ones, they are members of a group known as a nation-state – in this case the United States of America. The idea is the group... Read More about Is the Nation-State Still a Thing? Joseph Grieco on NPR »


Duke University highlights the journey of political science students

Duke University highlights the war studies journey of political science students

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The Duke University Program in American Grand Strategy hosts ambitious ‘Staff Rides’ where students role play military and war-period characters alongside faculty and military experts to learn the stakes of war.  More than a dozen political science students and staff toured across Europe... Read More about Duke University highlights the war studies journey of political science students »


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