Entries tagged with ‘Political Science’

Leading by Example: Henry Adebisi ’18

After a busy career on the Hill, the senior is taking his leadership, creativity, and activism with him as he transitions to his career in June.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke participated in an author-meets-critics panel discussion of her book, Democracy and the Death of Shame: Political Equality and Social Disturbance, at the Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association in San Francisco, California.

Kate Knutson (Political Science)

Kate Knutson was selected to participate in the Teaching Poverty 101 Workshop at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this summer. The workshop is designed to help college instructors plan courses on the causes, consequences, and cures of poverty.

Gustavus Students Advocate at the State Capitol

Lobbying in support of the Minnesota State Grant program, President Bergman and 30 students traveled to St. Paul for a day of advocacy and networking.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke gave a talk titled “The Trump Presidency and the Death of Shame” as the 37th Annual G. Theodore Mitau Lecture at Macalester College. Locke also visited and discussed her work with students in Postcolonial Political Theory and Foundations of Political Theory.

Kate Knutson (Political Science)

Kate Knutson was awarded a grant by Pi Sigma Alpha, a National Political Science Honors Society. The grant will be used to help Gustavus chapter host the 2018 Midwest Political Science Undergraduate Research Conference in April.

Eric Dugdale (Classics) and Loramy Gerstbauer (Political Science)

Eric Dugdale  and Loramy Gerstbauer published an article, “Forms of Justice in Aeschylus’ Eumenides” in Polis, the Journal for Ancient Political Science. The article was part of the Möbius Initiative, which supports collaboration across disciplinary boundaries.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke delivered a keynote lecture, “‘His Majesty the Baby’: Donald Trump as the (Shameless) Child in Chief,” for the Shame and Democracy Workshop at the University of Amsterdam in October.

Students, Professor Partner to Author Book Chapter

Political science professor Chris Gilbert worked with seniors Joe Cella and Alex Jensen to author a chapter on the 2016 election.

Chris Gilbert, 2017 Faculty Service Award Winner, Political Science Department

Chris Gilbert was selected as the 2017 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.