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Dr. Beth Whitaker Bank of America Teaching Award Finalist

Professor Beth Whitaker has been named as a finalist for the 2015 Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence. This award honors outstanding teachers at UNC Charlotte and represents an example of the University's commitment to excellence in teaching. Dr. Beth Whitaker Bank of America Teaching Award Finalist Read more >>

Faculty, Alum Co-Led APSA Sponsored Africa Workshop

Professor Beth Whitaker and her colleagues John Clark (Florida International University), Pamela Mbabazi (Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda), and Kennedy Mkutu (United States International University, Kenya) co-led the 2015 American Political Science Association Africa Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 20-31, 2015. Centered around the theme of "Conflict and... Faculty, Alum Co-Led APSA Sponsored Africa Workshop Read more >>

Faculty Awarded DoD Grant

Professor Maureen Brown and Zachary Mohr were awarded a research grant as part of the Department of Defense (DoD) Basic and Applied Scientific Research in conjunction with the Naval Post Graduate School's FY14 Acquisition Research Program.  The purpose of the grant is to analyze cross-organizational network contagion and performance.  The total funding provided by the grant is $116,389. Faculty Awarded DoD Grant Read more >>

Terrorism Study Published in Journal of Politics, Recognized by Aspen Institute and Time Magazine

Dr. Justin Conrad and one of our undergraduate students, Kevin Greene, published an article, "Competition, Differentiation and the Severity of Terrorist Attacks" in the Journal of Politics.  They discussed additional implications of their study on the website Political Violence at a Glance.  Their research was subsequently selected as one of the "Top 5... Terrorism Study Published in Journal of Politics, Recognized by Aspen Institute and Time Magazine Read more >>

Recently Published Faculty Books

The UNC Charlotte Political Science and Public Administration Faculty have published a variety of books recently, including the following: In July 2015 Greg Weeks published the second edition of his textbook U.S. and Latin American Relations with Wiley. It was completely updated and includes a new chapter on the response to U.S. hegemony in Latin America. In October 2014, along with co-authors... Recently Published Faculty Books Read more >>