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Brian Wampler invited to Speak in Costa Rica

Brian Wampler is in San Jose, Costa Rica, this week as part of an invited academic workshop, “Human Development and the Quality of Democracy in the Americas.” The workshop includes scholars from across the region. The workshop marks the beginning … (Read More) Brian Wampler invited to Speak in Costa Rica

Dr. Brian Wampler gave an invited talk at the World Bank

Dr. Brian Wampler gave an invited talk at the World Bank on March 6 titled “Participation, Trust and Tax Compliance in Brazil.” The work is being done in conjunction with Mike Touchton (University of Miami) and Tiago Peixto (World Bank). … (Read More) Dr. Brian Wampler gave an invited talk at the World Bank

Dr. Brian Wampler Presents at De La Salle University in Manila

Brian Wampler was invited by the Philippine National Political Science Association to give a talk titled “Democracy at Work: Moving beyond elections to improve social well-being” on Feb. 23 at De La Salle University in Manila. The talk was based on … (Read More) Dr. Brian Wampler Presents at De La Salle University in Manila

Gary Moncrief Featured in Boise State Public Radio Report

Dr. Gary Moncrief of the Department of Political Science was featured in a Boise State Public Radio report by Samantha Wright titled “The Power of Committee Chairs in the Idaho Statehouse.” In the feature Dr. Moncrief discussed the three types … (Read More) Gary Moncrief Featured in Boise State Public Radio Report

Dr. Scott Yenor’s Book Review for Library of Law and Liberty

Dr. Scott Yenor wrote a review of End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction by Henry T. Greely for the Library of Law and Liberty titled “A Modest Proposal to Create a New Humanity”. The book theorizes that “Easy … (Read More) Dr. Scott Yenor’s Book Review for Library of Law and Liberty

Justin Vaughn Quoted about Teaching the Election

Justin Vaughn, Associate Professor for the Department of Political Science, was quoted in a KBOI Channel 2 story about teaching about the 2016 Presidential Campaign in the classroom. Vaughn says there are ways to talk about the candidates without personal … (Read More) Justin Vaughn Quoted about Teaching the Election

Dr. Allen’s Podcast and Article for Journal of Conflict Resolution

Michael Allen, Associate Professor for the Department of Political Science, recently recorded a podcast for the Journal of Conflict Resolution titled “The Influence of Regional Power Distributions on Interdependence”. The podcast is in tandem with the article Allen wrote for … (Read More) Dr. Allen’s Podcast and Article for Journal of Conflict Resolution

Issac Castellano on Peace Through Partnership

Political Science Lecturer, Issac Castellano, authored a paper titled “Peace Through Partnership: IGO Membership and Military Spending” that was published in this month’s edition of the International Journal on World Peace. In it, Castellano discusses how states’ membership in non-security IGOs effects military … (Read More) Issac Castellano on Peace Through Partnership

Kettler comments on Bond Measures on Meridian Ballot

Assistant Professor Jaclyn Kettler was referenced in a Meridian Press story titled “Election roundup: 3 bond measures on Meridian ballot”. The three bond proposals include a Boise campus for the College of Western Idaho, two new facilities with indoor swimming pools … (Read More) Kettler comments on Bond Measures on Meridian Ballot

Castellano’s Presentation to American Political Science Association

Issac Castellano presented his paper titled “Militia Membership and Civic Participation in the US” at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Philadelphia on September 3rd. His paper, part of a larger book examining the influence of the alt-right on the … (Read More) Castellano’s Presentation to American Political Science Association