Political Science

Class of 2014 celebrates Fall Commencement

More than 2,000 students graduated at Wright State's 77th commencement ceremony on April 27 in the Wright State Nutter Center.

The Wright State University Nutter Center was packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, though it was not for an athletic endeavor. It was for Fall Commencement. Continue reading

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

Five people with links to Wright State will be those speaking or performing at TEDxDayton2014 Oct. 17. Continue reading

National Science Foundation administrator to give talk at Wright State

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National Science Foundation administrator and Wright State alumna Jean Feldman will discuss the NSF grant process on Aug. 22. Continue reading

Military expedition

Army Guard student Ben McCullough pursuing career in intelligence analysis
Ben McCullough

Ben McCullough hopes to turn a master’s degree in international and comparative politics into a job with the Pentagon or a U.S. intelligence agency. Continue reading

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