Articles: Tag: Political Science

Allegheny Graduate Defends Marginalized as Pro Bono Counsel for Multi-National Law Firm

Don Salzman ‘82 advocates fiercely for the disadvantaged — from his time as a public defender to his current position as pro bono counsel for the past 20 years at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, a multi-national law firm. Salzman says that an Allegheny College professor was a huge inspiration to him.  “Francis

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Second-Generation Allegheny Graduate Involved at the Highest Level of Politics

Engaged at the highest level of politics, Ashlee Rich Stephenson ’05 works as the senior political strategist at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She appreciates how Allegheny College gave her the tools to be prepared to work in national politics, leading to her position today with the world’s largest business trade association. “The Allegheny experience

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Allegheny Professor’s New Book on U.S. Presidency Featured by Erie ABC Affiliate

JET 24 Action News in Erie featured a new book by Allegheny College political science professor Brian Harward, “The Presidency in Times of Crisis and Disaster.” The book examines how America’s presidents have responded to major tests of their leadership and approached their role and responsibilities in times of national crisis. Harward is the Robert G.

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Voter Participation Among Allegheny College Students up in 2020

Allegheny College reported that student voting increased 10.5% in last year’s presidential election, rising to 71.5% in 2020 from a rate of 61% in 2016. Voter turnout among Allegheny students was higher than the average across private and public institutions, based on 2020 reports. “Allegheny College can be proud of the work done by our

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Allegheny Professor Brian Harward Participates in Reading To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg

Brian Harward, the Robert G. Seddig Chair in Political Science at Allegheny College, participated in a reading of Robert H. Jackson’s opening statement to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg and Jackson’s role as chief U.S. prosecutor. The reading, sponsored by the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York,

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Allegheny College Senior Places Third in Statewide Draw the Lines Competition

For the second year in a row, Alexander Yarkosky, a senior from Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, has won honors in the statewide competition for redrawing election district lines with the goal of making for fairer elections in the commonwealth. In the most recent competition, Yarkosky placed third, and in 2019 he was awarded honorable mention for his

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Varied Interests Make Allegheny College a Good Fit for First-Year Student

She’s an avid gardener and spends her summers working in a plant nursery. She earned her Girl Scouts Gold Award in 2019 and is still involved in scouting. She plays the violin. As a junior at Bethel Park High School, her weighted GPA was 4.438. Her academic interests are in political science and environmental science.

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National Radio Program to Spotlight Faculty Research at Allegheny College

Six Allegheny College professors will be featured on “The Academic Minute,” a national radio broadcast and podcast that highlights research from colleges and universities throughout the world, beginning on Monday, May 25. Starting with Monday’s broadcast, five of the professors will “take over” “The Academic Minute” program for the week. Each day, one Allegheny faculty

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Student, Professor Write Three-Piece Series for Tribune

Ian Lim Bonner ’14 and Associate Professor of Political Science Shannan Mattiace contributed three pieces to an Ernst Field Series in the Meadville Tribune. Ian wrote the first two articles, “Manual labor in the seed fields brings unexpected rewards” and “Labor Relations: Migrants work hard and face stereotypes,” which were published on January 9 and

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Professor’s Chapter on Mexico’s “Tranquil” Indians Published

Associate Professor of Political Science Shannan L. Mattiace’s chapter “Multicultural Reforms for Mexico’s ‘Tranquil’ Indians in Yucatan” was published in an edited volume published by Oxford University Press (2013). The volume is titled Latin America’s Multicultural Movements: the Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights.

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