Political Science

Nov 7, 2019

A Meal and a Night Out

After learning about food insecurity at NC State, political science alumnus Richard “Gus” Gusler realized he had a resource to feed those hungry students: his restaurant, Players Retreat.

Sep 23, 2019

Study Abroad Spotlight: Megan Hern

Political science major Megan Hern spent a semester studying abroad in Oxford, United Kingdom. Learn more about her experience.

Sep 20, 2019

Parents and Families Weekend: “American Politics in the Age of Trump” What You Can Expect in the 2020 Election

During this Parents and Families Weekend event, two of NC State's esteemed political scientists will weigh in on common questions about the upcoming 2020 election.

Sep 12, 2019

My NC State Story: Seth Palmer (Political Science ‘08)

With a degree in humanities and social sciences, Seth Palmer has been able to explore everything from politics to realty. He shares what accomplishment really hit home.

Aug 16, 2019

My NC State Story: Kyle Munn (Political Science ‘06)

With a degree in political science, Kyle Munn has had the opportunity to travel the world. She says NC State showed her how to connect with clients in unique ways.

Dec 20, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Brooke Caldwell

Political science and sociology double-major Brooke Caldwell spent a semester studying abroad in Puebla, Mexico. Learn more about her experience.

Dec 7, 2018  |  Salon

NC State Experts Weigh In on Controversial Ninth Congressional District Voter Fraud Allegations

Salon spoke with NC State political scientists Mark Nance and Steven Greene about the controversial ninth district congressional election, and the likelihood of a second election due to voter fraud allegations there.

Nov 27, 2018

In the News: It’s Time to Amend NC’s Constitutional Amendment Process

In an opinion piece, NC State political scientist Jim Zink discusses the processes by which amendments to the state's constitution might best be approached.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Bellingham Herald

In the News: How Should CEOs Adjust in the Age of Trump? There are Classes for That.

NC State political scientist Mark Nance welcomes the new dynamics playing out in his classes in the polarized and politically charged age of Trump.

Nov 26, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study from political science professor Steven Greene finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.