Political Science

Human interest

Wright State political science alumnus Neal Duiker balances Air Force mega-contracting with serving the homeless

Neal Duiker, a 2003 political science graduate of Wright State, works with the homeless, manages Air Force contracts, is an Iraq war veteran and former AmeriCorps VISTA employee. Continue reading

Web browsers

Wright State study sheds light on political parties’ use of websites and social media

Researchers hope their findings will encourage local political parties to evaluate their online presence and make positive changes. Continue reading

Debate trait

Wright State student Austin Lucous featured on a national presidential debate panel of voters on PBS

Austin Lucous, who majors in political science at Wright State, was selected to participate in a series of presidential debate panels of voters in swing states. Continue reading

Migration sensation

Wright State alumna and immigration politics expert Caress Schenk teaches at a university in Kazakhstan

A new book by Caress Schenk, who earned a master’s degree in international and comparative politics from Wright State, examines the strategic uses of migration management in Russia. Continue reading

Politically precocious

Newman Fellow Whitney Tyler spearheads voter engagement on the Wright State campus

Whitney Tyler is an Honors student at Wright State, has a prestigious Newman Fellowship and is a student democracy fellow for the Campus Vote Project. Continue reading

When in need

Wright State political science student Brianna Maschinot helps the homeless at St. Vincent de Paul

Brianna Maschinot works at St. Vincent de Paul and interned with two local governments. Continue reading

Wright State faculty, staff and alumni named to annual Forty Under 40 list

Winners with Wright State connections include a marketing faculty member, a staff member who runs her own community organization and 10 alumni. Continue reading

Write on

Wright State grad Justin Boggs reports breaking news in a time when people need it most

Justin Boggs provides digital news coverage for national and breaking news for over 60 television stations across the country. Continue reading

Schoolmates

Married couple Caitlyn and Jordan Sandy prepare for nursing and Air Force careers with degrees from Wright State

They walked down the aisle together and now Caitlyn and Jordan Sandy will pursue careers in nursing and military analysis with degrees from Wright State. Continue reading

Model UN students win awards for papers prepared for national conference

Members of the Wright State Model United Nations team were honored for papers they prepared for the annual national conference. Continue reading