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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

Scot Yenor Published in Clairmont Review of Books

Scott Yenor, professor in the Political Science Department at Boise State University, has published a thought-provoking article entitled “Up from Polygamy” in the Clairmont Review of Books. “Most animals and most cultures are, according to Barash, polygamous. The “ghosts of … (Read More) Scot Yenor Published in Clairmont Review of Books

John Freemuth Quoted on Fusion.net

John Freemuth was quoted in a story on the website Fusion.net about the efforts of Native tribes within Utah’s Bears Ears area to preserve the area as a national monument. Freemuth noted that the proposal is “is especially interesting because … (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted on Fusion.net

Scott Yenor Published on The Daily Signal

Professor Scott Yenor recently published the article “What Liberals Get Wrong About the Family” on the Daily Signal blog. This article discusses how liberals view autonomy, and the effects this can have on marriage and family life. (Read More) Scott Yenor Published on The Daily Signal

Conference on Ethics and the Columbia River Treaty

Boise State will host a conference titled “Ethics and the Columbia River Treaty” on Monday, March 14 in the Student Union Building Jordan Ballroom. The conference is the third installment in a series addressing the ethical, environmental and political implications … (Read More) Conference on Ethics and the Columbia River Treaty

Vaughn Comment’s on Otter’s State of the State Address

Justin Vaughn’s article titled “Otter Resolute in Policy Talk, Less Optimistic than Usual” was published by The Blue Review. In the article Vaughn discusses Otter’s annual State of the State Address that was held Monday, January 11th. During the speech Governor … (Read More) Vaughn Comment’s on Otter’s State of the State Address

Touchton and Wampler on Participatory Budgeting

Last Wednesday, September 23rd, Brian Wampler and Michael Touchton lead a global webinar for the Participatory Budgeting Project. “Touchton and Wampler presented their research, which connects participatory budgeting to improvements in healthcare performance throughout Brazil, to the PB Project’s large … (Read More) Touchton and Wampler on Participatory Budgeting

Dr. Kinney’s Paper on Idaho State Budgeting

Professor Emeritus Dick Kinney’s paper, “Making Progress in Idaho State Budgeting: The Sequel”, is featured in The California Journal of Politics and Policy’s most current issue. The paper presents Idaho’s current demographics, political tendencies, budgeting process and economy. Original Source: Campus … (Read More) Dr. Kinney’s Paper on Idaho State Budgeting

Dr. Gary Moncrief at BILLD

Gary Moncrief, Professor Emeritus for the Department of Political Science, conducted two workshops at a legislative leadership conference for Midwestern state legislators. The conference, The 21st Annual Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development, was held at the University of Wisconsin. “In … (Read More) Dr. Gary Moncrief at BILLD

Justin Vaughn Published in The Conversation

Assistant Professor Justin Vaughn was recently published on the Academic website The Conversation.  His article, titled “Is George W Bush a burden or blessing for Jeb Bush’s 2016 campaign?”, examines whether the legacy of former president George W. Bush will help or … (Read More) Justin Vaughn Published in The Conversation