Department of Political Science
November 10, 2022
Monroe County GOP Chair and RIT professor speak about midterm election results
WHEC-TV talks to Sarah Burns, associate professor of political science, about the midterm elections.
November 7, 2022
Voters talk political extremism ahead of midterm elections
WHAM-TV talks to Sarah Burns, associate professor of political science, about the extreme sides of political parties.
October 27, 2022
RIT Kosovo renames Peace and Conflict Summer Program for humanitarian Fred Cuny
RIT Kosovo recently rechristened its unique and long-running summer program that explores the origin and resolution of armed conflict, reconstruction, and institution building at the end of wars. The Frederick C. Cuny Peace and Conflict Summer Program was renamed in honor of the humanitarian and disaster relief specialist who worked in crises in more than 50 countries.
October 3, 2022
Discussing how demagoguery impacts democracy
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Sarah Burns, associate professor in the Department of Political Science.
September 9, 2022
College of Liberal Arts introduces Liberal Arts Multidisciplinary Scholars program
The Liberal Arts Multidisciplinary Scholars program, which is being introduced this fall, gives financial support to students in STEM majors who are interested in adding a second major from RIT's College of Liberal Arts.
July 29, 2022
Political science student earns internship with U.S. Rep. Joseph Morelle
This summer has taken third-year political science student Kaitlin Sommer from her hometown of Rochester, N.Y., to Washington, D.C. She has earned an internship working for U.S. Rep. Joseph Morelle, who represents New York’s 25th congressional district.
March 23, 2022
Former ACLU president, human rights expert to discuss free speech, inclusion on campuses
The former president of the American Civil Liberties Union and constitutional law and human rights expert Nadine Strossen will be the keynote speaker at RIT’s Center for Statesmanship, Law and Liberty’s annual symposium on March 30.
March 21, 2022
College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
Diverse subjects involving safety and autonomous automobiles, Black women in computing, and Italian cinema are just some of the winning entries for this year’s student writing awards, sponsored by RIT’s College of Liberal Arts.
March 15, 2022
Meet College of Liberal Arts Dean Anna Stenport
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts began the academic year under new leadership. Dean Anna Stenport joined RIT from Georgia Institute of Technology’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts in September following a nationwide search. Stenport is a professor of communication and an expert in transnational cinema and media, modern literature and drama, and visual and cultural studies, with a focus on the Arctic and Nordic regions.
January 25, 2022
Stop Meddling With Midwives
Essay by Lauren Hall, professor and chair of the political science department, published in the U.S. News and World Report.
October 20, 2021
US universities where employable liberal arts graduates are made
Study International features RIT's College of Liberal Arts and talks to Dean Anna Stenport.
September 14, 2021
Connections: Why has the Libertarian party had trouble attracting more people?
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Lauren Hall, chair, Department of Political Science.