Mark Nieman, Assistant Professor of Political Science, is an author of a brand-new book from University of Michigan Press: Rising Powers and Foreign Policy Revisionism. The book addresses possibilities for international conflict associated with the rise of the so-called BRICS countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Further information is available at: https://www.press.umich.edu/9449686/rising_powers_and_foreign_policy_revisionism
The 3rd edition of the classic textbook, Introduction to Global Politics, by Richard W. Mansbach and Kirsten L. Taylor, has been published. Richard Mansbach is Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University. He was recently honored with the International Studies Association Distinguished Scholar’s Award (2017) and the Brian and Roni Gardner Faculty Award (2016) … Continue reading New Book from ISU Professor
The Department of Political Science honored two alumni with achievement awards during the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Honors and Awards Ceremony on Oct. 26, 2017 in Ames, Iowa. Lynette Hornung and Mary Whitaker Lindgren were awarded the Department of Political Science Alumni Achievement Award, which recognizes alumni who have demonstrated outstanding achievement. Mary … Continue reading Alumni honored during Homecoming week
Iowa State University’s Department of Political Science honored former Anamosa city administrator Patrick J. Callahan with its 2017 Dwight Ink Public Service Award on Wednesday, April 19 at a ceremony in Ames. The Dwight Ink Public Service Award, named in honor of federal civil servant Dwight Ink (’47 government), was established in 1997 to honor … Continue reading Callahan receives 2017 Dwight Ink Public Service Award
Senior Lecturer Ellen Pirro led a delegation of 4 graduate students and 7 undergraduates to the March 9-10, 2017, United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) student conference, held at Creighton University. ISU is a member of the Academic Alliance, which is sponsored by USSTRATCOM. Students attended from 11 different institutions, including Stanford University and the Air … Continue reading United States Strategic Command Conference
January 27, 2017, the Department of Political Science held its first-ever Spring Festival Lunar New Year celebration. Students, faculty, and family members of the Department shared food, conversation, and music appropriate to the occasion. Decorations pictured were appropriate for the Year of the Rooster.