Political Science

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

Wright State’s Model UN team returns from South Korea with multiple awards

From left: Wright State Model UN team members Angelica Loyd, Hanna Tarbert, Jonas Kiessling and Josh Cummins display their awards from a conference in South Korea.

Visits to the Korean Demilitarized Zone and the Changdeokgung Palace as well as winning multiple international honors highlighted a trip to South Korea by Wright State’s Model UN team. Continue reading

STEM School teacher elected to Xenia School Board

Wright State University alum Arch Grieve is a world history and economics teacher at the Dayton Regional STEM School.

Arch Grieve wanted to impact public education in his hometown by becoming a teacher there. When that didn’t work out, however, Grieve found another way to accomplish his goal. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

Inside the White House 1

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.

I think that for a lot of people, going through the gate on Pennsylvania Avenue is when the significance of their work first hits them. Continue reading

December Green honored with 2013 International Education Award

December Green, with award, is flanked by Donna Schlagheck, chair of the Political Science Department, and Laura Luehrmann, associate professor of political science

December Green, director of international studies at Wright State, was named recipient of the university’s 2013 International Education Award. Continue reading

Shy guy? Not so much

President of Student Government blossoms in role
Part of Singh’s job as president of Student Government is to explain university policy to students and help them navigate the process. When he was campaigning, students would tell him their life stories, often detailing the financial and other hardships they had to overcome to get to Wright State.

It all began with 12 Angry Men, a 1957 film that depicts a jury deliberating the guilt or innocence of a man on the basis of reasonable doubt… Continue reading