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2005 Political Science Alum, Alexis Taylor, nominated for top post

Alexis Taylor (’05 Political Science) has been nominated by President Joe Biden as Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture. As the undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, Taylor would help lead the agency’s trade policy, overseeing and facilitating foreign market access and promoting opportunities for U.S. agriculture. Prior … Continue reading 2005 Political Science Alum, Alexis Taylor, nominated for top post

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Abigail Morton — Distinguished Alumna

Many alums of the Department of Political Science have established exciting and rewarding careers based on the experience and knowledge they obtained from the department. Please read about Abigail Morton’s background and career trajectory in Public Policy and Energy at Abigail Morton – Alumna.  

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Morgan Fritz at SCUSA 2022

Political Science senior Morgan Fritz was Iowa State University’s participant at the Student Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA), at the United States Military Academy (West Point), November 3 to November 6, 2021. The topics for this year’s 72nd SCUSA conference was Disruptive Technology and American Influence in the Coming Decade. West Point hosts SCUSA every … Continue reading Morgan Fritz at SCUSA 2022

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Marlyssa Crow — Distinguished Alumna

Many alums of the Department of Political Science have established exciting and rewarding careers based on the experience and knowledge they obtained from the department. Please read about Marlyssa Crow’s background and career trajectory in Environmental & Social Science at Marlyssa Crow – Alumna.

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International Court of Justice Student Simulation

Dr. Ellen Pirro’s Spring 2022 class for International Organizations (Political Science 453/553) did a unit on the International Court of Justice (https://www.icj-cij.org/en) where the graduate students in 553 became the court arguing a case and presenting different legal perspectives from global sources. The undergraduates in 453 listened and acted as jury (not typical of ICJ). … Continue reading International Court of Justice Student Simulation