Job Openings in Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science seeks candidates for a 9-month academic year, tenure system position in American Politics, with a Read More »

Kesicia Dickinson, Ph.D. Student, named 2018-2019 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Fellow

The American Political Science Association (APSA) recently announced the 2018-2019 APSA Minority Fellowship Program, Spring Cycle recipients.  Kesicia Dickinson, a Read More »

Associate Professor Sarah Reckhow 2018-2019 Radcliffe Fellow

The Department of Political Science is proud to announce Associate Professor Sarah Reckhow has been selected to be a Radcliffe Read More »


September 27: Campus Deadline, Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

Applications are available for entry in fall 2019.  The Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford University is a Fellowship Program for Read More »

Sept. 27, R. Shep Melnick Lecture, The Transformation of Title IX: Regulating Gender Equality in Education

Please join the Department of Political Science for a lecture by R. Shep Melnick, co-sponsored by the Jack Miller Center, Read More »

Sept. 27: Internship Info Session

The Department of Political Science is holding an informational session for students to learn more about the department’s exciting and Read More »


From Power Politics to Popular Power 

On May 11, 2018, a conference in recognition of the contributions of Professor Michael Bratton to the study of African politics was held on the campus of Michigan State University.  The conference was organized by Professor Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz and Professor Carolyn Logan, both professors in the Department of Political Science.  The conference was generously sponsored by the College of Social Science, Department of Political Science, African Studies Center and Afrobarometer.  To read more about this conference click here.