Political Science Department News

Eight students and a professor stand on a stage holding their awards certificates.
Political Science and International Relations Celebrates Outstanding Students at 45th Annual Senior Honor's Dinner

Alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to induct students into honor's societies and celebrate student achievements.

Dr. Hanna Brant
Dr. Hanna Brant Wins Drescher Award

Dr. Hanna Brant, assistant professor of political science and international relations, will be on Drescher Leave for the Spring 2024 semester.

Dr. Anand Rao Conducts Research at Oxford University

Professor Rao did research for an ongoing project that analyzes geopolitical factors influencing recent Japanese immigration policy.

Distinguished Professor Robert Goeckel
Dr. Goeckel Gifts the Experience of the Model EU

In 2023, Dr. Goeckel made a significant donation to Model EU to offer stipends to cover student costs to travel to Europe for Model EU Conferences.

Robert Goeckel
Distinguished Professor Robert Goeckel Awarded Horst Daehn Prize

Dr. Robert Goeckel (left) is presented with the Horst Daehn Prize in Berlin on May 28, 2022.