Political Science

Government grade

2019 Wright State dual-degree graduate Rahim Akrami embarks on a prestigious local government fellowship

Rahim Akrami, who graduated with master’s degrees in public administration and international and comparative politics, is serving a fellowship with the city of Dubuque, Iowa. Continue reading

Wright State students gain leadership skills as fellows at Nonprofit Leadership Institute in Yellow Springs

Four Wright State students and a recent graduate received fellowships to participate in the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, offered by the Yellow Springs Community Foundation. Continue reading

Tour of duty

Wright State alumna Karen Seiger combines publishing career with volunteering at 9/11 Tribute Museum

Political science grad Karen Seiger volunteers as a tour guide at the 9/11 Tribute Museum, edits a travel guidebook series and works in marketing and business development. Continue reading

Overcoming the impossible

At Wright State, Olivia Kilby, a senior political science and liberal studies major, discovered she can accomplish great things in her life. Continue reading

Wright State students reflect on Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Wright State University students spent their spring break on a pilgrimage to historical sites associated with the civil rights movement. Continue reading

World power

Wright State political scientist Vaughn Shannon elected president of Dayton Council on World Affairs

Shannon says his calling is to make sure citizens are educated on international affairs so they can make informed choices. Continue reading

Model of success

Wright State’s Model UN team continues tradition of excellence for 40th year

For the 40th consecutive year, Wright State University’s Model United Nations team won top honors at the National Model UN Conference March 24-28 in New York City. Continue reading

Hunger pains

Tony Hall, who spent his career battling world hunger, talks social change with Wright State students

He remembers the exact moment when battling world hunger became his passion. It was during a famine and still burns in the memory of Tony Hall, ex-congressman and former U.S. ambassador. Continue reading

Wright State employees honored for excellence

Wright State University will recognize select staff and faculty members for their vital contributions to the university with the Awards for Excellence ceremony April 2. Continue reading