Entries tagged with ‘Political Science’

Students Take to the Capitol for Advocacy, Networking

The annual Day at the Capitol visit connected students with lawmakers and Gustavus alumni who work in various government and public service roles.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke (Political Science) will present “The Politics of Shame and the Stories We Tell: Narratives of Loss and Hope from Sophocles and Plato to Slut Walks and #MeToo,” as part of the Philosophy Department Lecture Series at Minnesota State University-Mankato. The lecture is an adaptation of the keynote Locke gave at the Diversity in Nordic […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke was invited to write an opinion piece, “Don’t count on shame to get the GOP to behave,” for the Washington Post, published December 11, 2018.

Kate Knutson, 2018 Faculty Service Award Winner, Political Science Department

Kate Knutson was selected as the 2018 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.

International Compassion and Service: Kendra Rinas ’05

Uganda, Ghana, Chad, Nairobi, Nepal, and Malaysia. The list grows as Gustavus Alum Kendra Rinas travels around the globe serving others.

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.