Political Science

Apr 25, 2019

NC State Student Advocates for Redistricting Reform

Anna Martina, a junior majoring in political science, describes her summer internship for Citizens Redistricting North Carolina and how students work to find a solution to partisan gerrymandering.

Apr 25, 2019

Welcome Irwin Morris to the School of Public and International Affairs

Irwin Morris has been named Executive Director of the School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1, 2019. He most recently chaired the Department of Government and Politics and served as professor of political science at the University of Maryland at College Park.

Apr 25, 2019

An Early Start with the North Carolina Republican Party

Eryn Godwin, a freshman majoring in political science, talks about getting involved early with the NC Republican Party and how it will lead to opportunities in the future.

Apr 25, 2019

Pi Sigma Alpha 2019 Induction Ceremony

The Political Science Department congratulates the students who were inducted into NC State's Zeta Epsilon Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society that recognizes outstanding student achievements.

Apr 24, 2019

Legislative Interns Reflect on Their Time in the General Assembly

Students from NC State and local universities reflect on their internships at the North Carolina General Assembly and how it has provided new learning experiences in the field of political science.

Jan 14, 2019

14th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair

Malasia McClendon, a junior in Political Science at NC State, was invited to attend the 14th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair at Harvard University in November 2018. Read about her experience here!

Dec 13, 2018  |  SPIA

“Bill of Rights Speaker Series” Continues

The “Bill of Rights Speaker Series” continued in the Fall 2018 semester.  Supported by a grant given to Andrew Taylor, a professor in the Department of Political Science, the series brings academics, journalists, and practitioners to NC State to discuss […]

Oct 30, 2018

Dr. James Zink Publication

Department of Political Science associate professor Dr. James Zink and co-author Dr. Michelle Schwarze (UW-Madison) recently published their article, "James Wilson's Science of Politics and the Moral Psychology of American Constitutionalism" in the fall issues of American Political Thought: A Journal of Ideas, Institutions, and Culture.

Jul 9, 2018  |  NC State News

5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics

These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.

Jun 24, 2018

Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.

NC State political scientist Steve Greene spoke with the New York Times about the disconnect between the reverence politicians and voters have for families and the policies they enact.