Political Science

Jul 9, 2018  |  NC State News

5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics

These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.

Jun 24, 2018  |  New York Times

Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.

NC State political scientist Steve Greene spoke with the New York Times about the disconnect between the reverence politicians and voters have for families and the policies they enact.

Jun 20, 2018  |  ABC-11 News

Advocates Rally in Opposition to Border Separation Policy

NC State political scientist Steve Greene discusses with ABC-11 News some of the political implications involved with the United States' policies of separating children from their parents at the nation's border.

Jun 13, 2018

Traciel Reid Named Interim Executive Director for School of Public and International Affairs

NC State political scientist Traciel Reid has been named interim executive director of the School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1, 2018.

Apr 12, 2018

Fulbright Scholar Heidi Hobbs Grows Prague Connections

As a Fulbright Scholar, political science professor Heidi Hobbs works far beyond the boundaries of campus. Learn more about her teaching and leadership abroad.

Apr 2, 2018  |  WRAL-TV

Cooper, Legislature Spend Big on Private Lawyers in Fight Over Powers

The power struggle between Dem Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican legislature over political appointments has both sides hiring unprecedented numbers of lawyers, says NC State political scientist Andy Taylor.

Feb 26, 2018  |  NC State Global

Global Storyteller: Sinthia Shabnam

NC State's Office of Global Engagement recently caught up with Sinthia Shabnam, a junior double-majoring in sociology and political science. Learn more about Shabnam's experiences traveling abroad. 

Feb 2, 2018  |  Robesonian

Trump’s Sun Shines in Britain

In this opinion piece, NC State political scientist Andy Taylor reflects on Donald Trump's influence on British politics.

Jan 31, 2018

Student of the Month: Olivia Zalecki

Meet Olivia Zalecki, a junior double majoring in Chinese and International Politics and our student of the month. She is a Caldwell Fellow, founder and president of Adopted Students Union at NC State, and has studied abroad in China and England. She aspires to work in government in the area of international relations.

Jan 6, 2018  |  Reflector.com

Analysts Question Whether Voters Would End Judicial Elections

Political observers, including NC State political science prof Andy Taylor, are skeptical the public would happily surrender the right to elect judges.