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Assistant Professor of Political Science Heather Pool was interviewed for the Columbus NPR show “All Sides with Ann Fisher” about the recent election

Date: November 11, 2016
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Research by Paul Djupe, associate professor at Denison, indicates that evangelicals are willing to set aside concerns about Donald Trump's moral character.

Date: November 7, 2016
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Heather Pool, assistant professor of political science, discusses the intersection of current events and curriculum in this Inside Higher Ed article.

Date: September 6, 2016
front of the academy of music

Comedian and political science major Tom Cotter '86 will perform for a fundraising event to benefit North Star: Self Directed Learning for Teens.

Date: August 22, 2016

Associate Professor Paul Djupe's research indicates that intolerant people support politicians across the spectrum.

Date: April 22, 2016

Former Senator Richard Lugar '54 calls for a return of 'establishment values' to save America.

Date: April 19, 2016

Senator Richard Lugar '54 and Senator Bob Graham present a keynote, 'Political Polarization,' for the Lugar Symposium.

Date: April 11, 2016

Senator Richard Lugar '54 and Senator Bob Graham present a Lugar Symposium: 'Political Polarization'

Date: April 6, 2016

Lisa Torio '15 asks “Why Are Some Asians Still Supporting the Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley?” in an oped in The Nation.

Date: March 16, 2016
Paul Djupe

Paul Djupe, associate professor of political science, researches the reasons why some Iowa caucuses are held in churches— and they might surprise you.

Date: February 3, 2016



Lisa Torio '15, intern with The Nation, has just published an article there on potential changes to Japan's pacifist position.

Date: December 21, 2015

Denison prof Paul Djupe co-authored a recent study on the effect of religion on perceptions of Islam.

Date: December 14, 2015

Former Sen. Richard Lugar '54 supports the Iran nuclear deal.

Date: August 19, 2015
Mike White '80 and his family

Marc White '80 and his family spend their summers training hundreds of athletes — many of whom go one to become world-class in their fields. An in-depth Boston Globe story tells more.

Date: July 17, 2015
Haley Hudler ’13

Haley Hudler ’13, political science major, with a minor in English literature, is doing research for FIRE, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

Date: May 6, 2015

Paul Djupe's research on religion and and tolerance comes to light in a Washington Post article about religious freedom and gay marriage.

Date: April 10, 2015


Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.

Date: December 2, 2014

The Christian Post cited research by Denison faculty in a recent study.

Date: September 11, 2014

“PS: Political Science and Politics,” a journal published by the American Political Science Association, recently published an article co-authored by Assistant Professor Heather Pool about how professors can revise writing assignments as a method to improve student writing.

Date: July 25, 2014
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In a Denisonian interview, Heather Pool opens up about her journey as a professor and a person.

Date: April 29, 2014
huntsman speaking
Monday, February 24, 2014
8:00 PM

Denison welcomes Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. of Utah to meet with classes and deliver an address titled “Restoring America's Leadership at Home and Abroad”.

Date: February 25, 2014


Congress on campus
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Two former U.S. Congressmen showed up in a few political science classes to give students an inside look at a life of public service.

Date: September 18, 2013