Articles: Tag: Political Science

Allegheny College Senior Elyse Cinquino Participates in NEW Leadership Pennsylvania Institute

Allegheny College senior Elyse Cinquino participated in the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania program, a weeklong “leadership and public policy institute designed to educate and empower young women for future political participation and leadership,” in summer 2019. Throughout the week, participants in this non-partisan program discuss the role of women in politics and

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Allegheny Students Attend Annual “Ready to Run” Campaign Training Event

Allegheny College students Veronica Blair, Emma Godel and Aubrey Hall participated in Ready to Run Pittsburgh, a nonpartisan training program to encourage women to seek government leadership positions, at Chatham University in February. Hall, at the request of the Office of College Relations, provided the following personal reflection on the experience: It was 6 o’clock in

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Two Allegheny Students Spending Spring Semester as Fellows in Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Though connected through the Allegheny College Political Science Department, junior Jesse Tomkiewicz and senior Casey McDaniel have different goals, aspirations and interests. While Tomkiewicz is interested primarily in labor law, McDaniel considers himself more of a generalist, with interests divided relatively equally among multiple policy areas. This semester, the students’ respective interests have led them

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Allegheny Professor Shares Guggenheim Award for Mexico Drug Cartel Research

Allegheny College Political Science Professor Shannan Mattiace is one of three educators who have received a $40,000 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation award to survey indigenous communities in Mexico about how those areas are able to curtail drug-related violence. Mattiace is currently in Chile teaching and conducting research as part of a 2018–19 Fulbright Award. She

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Profitability is the Key to Sustainability, Scholar Says

The key to future abundant renewable energy is finding a way to generate and distribute that energy in a profitable and sustainable way, scholar and author Jeffrey Ball told an audience at Allegheny College on Tuesday night. Ball, a former newspaper reporter, said his experience reporting on and researching renewable energy policy has shown him

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Allegheny’s Student Alliance for Prison Reform Hosts Anthony Ray Hinton

Anthony Ray Hinton was released from Jefferson County (Alabama) Jail in 2015 after serving one of the longest sentences on death row among those later exonerated — and since then he has been traveling the country telling his story. Hinton spoke at Allegheny College on Thursday, Sept. 20, as part of a program sponsored by

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Allegheny Students Take Law and Policy Trip to International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

Departing for Chautauqua, New York, on the morning of August 28, a group of 22 Allegheny students attended the 12th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs on a trip sponsored by the college’s Law and Policy Program. Held at the esteemed Chautauqua Institution, this event focused on cultural approaches to international justice by posing the question, “Is

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Allegheny Student Mia Cota-Robles Rossi Earns Honors at NEW Leadership Training Institute

Allegheny College student Mia Cota-Robles Rossi attended the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania institute in summer 2018, earning a certificate of distinction — an honor granted to only one student by the program’s coordinators. Rossi, a sophomore from Erie, Pennsylvania, received the certificate for her work on a social action project. As part of

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