Political Science

Leading the pack

Wright State faculty, staff and students hold top state and national leadership positions
Wright State leaders

Wright State is teeming with leaders who hold national and state positions and populate influential organizations in education, science, labor, health, athletics and the arts. Continue reading

Video—Local veterans and terror experts watching Iraq closely

Political science professor Vaughn Shannon

Local terror experts are watching the turmoil in Iraq with keen eyes. What if the United States gets involved in the warring factions battling over regions in Iraq? Markets are vulnerable if the crisis deepens and experts say oil prices will be … Continue reading

Great hunt

Wright State alumnus Steve Libert may be closing in on locating the long-lost ship Griffin
Underwater diver in Lake Michigan

After searching for the long-lost ship the Griffin for three decades, Wright State alumnus Steve Libert believes he is close to locating the “Holy Grail of the Great Lakes.” Continue reading

Matters of democracy

Wright State researcher Pramod Kantha studies political transition of his native Nepal
Pramod Kantha

Wright State professor Pramod Kantha is writing a book on Nepal’s transition from a monarchy to a democratic republic. Continue reading

A servant and a scholar

Wright State promotes David Finnie to chief of police
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New Chief of Police David Finnie brings a wealth of experience gathered over a 25-year career in university law enforcement. Continue reading

Travel agent

Angie Loyd takes up-close approach to international affairs
Angie Loyd

Wright State student and Model UN team leader Angie Loyd is passionate about human rights and international affairs. Continue reading

Wright State is once again tops at Model UN

Wright State Model UN team

Wright State’s Model UN team wins top honors at the National Model United Nations Conference for the 35th consecutive year. Continue reading

Inside the White House 4

Part of the series: Inside the White House

Spencer Brannon is a senior political science and economics student at Wright State and recently concluded an internship at the White House.

This is the fourth and final post in a series of articles describing Wright State student Spencer Brannon’s experiences as an intern for the Executive Office of the President at the White House. My time at the White House is … Continue reading

Inside the White House 3

A blog by Wright State student Spencer Brannon

Part of the series: Inside the White House

Spencer Brannon is a senior political science and economics student at Wright State and recently concluded an internship at the White House.

This is the third in a series of articles describing Wright State student Spencer Brannon’s experiences as an intern for the Executive Office of the President at the White House. For national security and various legal reasons, I can’t describe … Continue reading

Inside the White House 2

A blog by Wright State student Spencer Brannon

Part of the series: Inside the White House

Spencer Brannon is a senior political science and economics student at Wright State and recently concluded an internship at the White House.

This is the second in a series of articles describing Wright State student Spencer Brannon’s experiences as an intern for the Executive Office of the President at the White House. In any big city, there’s always a lot going on. … Continue reading