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The North Carolina Political Science Association

   February 25, 2019

February 22, 2019. The North Carolina Political Science Association announced the Oral Parks Memorial Award for Best Faculty Paper, "Does Politics Influence Election Administration Expenditure? A Political Model of Election Administration Expenditure in North Carolina Counties." The award recipients, all of UNC Charlotte, are Dr. Zachary Mohr, Dr. Martha Kropf (pictured) Ms. JoEllen Pope...

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"Let's Fix It" Tour of College Campuses, February 21

   February 25, 2019

"Let's Fix It" Tour of College Campuses, February 21
The UNC Charlotte Department of Political Science and Public Administration hosted a bipartisan conversation series with former Congressmen Patrick Murphy (Democrat) and David Jolly (Republican), who offered their diagnoses of what's wrong with Washington politics and solutions of what we can do...

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Dr. Mary Jo Shepherd writes about North Carolina's 9th District

   January 3, 2019

This link will take you to an article in USCentre regarding North Carolina's 9th District election https://bit.ly/2EDGoyo.

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Election Wins for 49ers

   November 20, 2018
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Dr. James Walsh's Book on Drones

   November 20, 2018
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UNC Charlotte Mock Trial Team

   November 15, 2018

The UNC Charlotte mock trial competed in the Peach Bowl Invitational tournament hosted by Emory University during November 10 – 11, 2018.  While the team did not win the tournament, Cameron Waggoner won an award for Best Attorney. In addition, the team received honorable mention for the Spirit of AMTA—an American Mock Trial Association...

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Dr. Atkinson and Dr. Windett quoted in the New York Times

   November 12, 2018
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Dr. Beth Whitaker's new book

   November 9, 2018

New Book: Africa’s International Relations: Balancing Domestic and Global Interests

 

Why do African leaders cultivate ties with some foreign powers and not others? How do civil conflicts in African countries at times expand to engulf entire regions of the continent? Why have leaders enhanced the capabilities of international organizations like the...

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Campaign 2018

   November 6, 2018

Professor Eric Heberlig provides analysis on WBTV's Election Night special on Tuesday, November 6, 7:00 - 8:00 PM and the station's on-line coverage starting at 9:00 PM. ...

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Teaching Political Theory at APSA

   November 5, 2018

Professor Amber Knight co-led a political theory teaching symposium for the American Political Science Association, a major organization of political science students and scholars, at their building in Washington DC. 

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