Political Science

Vaughn Shannon elected to board of national Middle East council of educators

Vaughn Shannon elected to board of national Middle East council of educators

Associate political science professor Vaughn Shannon’s research interests include international security, Middle East politics and political psychology. Continue reading

Wright State playing major role in commemorating 20th anniversary of Dayton Peace Accords

Donna Schlagheck portrait

Wright State experts also served as a major resource for a renowned Bosnian journalist seeking to unlock the historical significance and future of the Dayton Peace Accords. Continue reading

Cuban journalist says increasing freedoms, relations with U.S. are giving young people hope


Cuban journalist Elaine Díaz Rodriguez discussed “Cuba in an Era of Change” as part of Wright State’s Year of the Active Bystander program. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

New minor focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Awad Halabi in front of bookshelf

Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day. Continue reading

Wright State’s Donna Schlagheck honored at Ohio House of Representatives

Donna Schlagheck and Cliff Rosenberger

Ohio House Speaker and Wright State grad Cliff Rosenberger read a commendation of professor Donna Schlagheck in the House chamber May 20. Continue reading

Ohio House speaker, Wright State grad supports students with funding for internships

Cliff Rosenberger in the Ohio House

The College of Liberal Arts received funding for internship scholarships with help from Cliff Rosenberger, a 2012 Wright State graduate and speaker of the Ohio House. Continue reading

Latino locomotive

Wright State’s Stephanie Patino-Garfias pushing hard for immigration reform
Stephanie Patino-Garfias

Stephanie Patino-Garfias, a political science and communication major at Wright State, advocates for the Latino community and for immigration reform. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

Alexandria Gray with poster presentation

The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

Wright State staff and alumni make ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Wright State manager, alumni honored in DBJ’s “Forty Under 40”

Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards. Continue reading