Stories tagged with "Political Science"

  • Palmetto Poll at Clemson to utilize social media analytics in advance of 2020 Democratic primary, general election

    February 18, 2020

    Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic primary and the 2020 presidential election.

  • Stacey Haynes is 1986 political science alumna, who has since pursued a career in criminal justice.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Stacey Haynes, Assistant United States Attorney

    January 2, 2020

    Meet Stacey Haynes. This 1986 political science alumna is an Assistant United States Attorney. She’s been a prosecutor for the past 27 years and has tried multitudes of cases including murder, murder-for-hire, kidnapping, rape, burglary, bank robbery, gang crimes, wiretap cases, firearm trafficking and many more. We caught up with her in between cases to […]

  • Political science students discover passion for international relations thanks to study abroad options

    December 9, 2019

    Abigail McCarter is a political science and Spanish double major from South Carolina. Originally interested in law and immigration upon coming to college, McCarter has found a new passion in international relations and diplomacy after studying abroad in the Balkans in the summer of 2018. There she participated in a five-week program taught by Vladimir […]

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    Clemson Young Alumni Council presents Harold P. Hughes of Austin with the 2019 Roaring10 young alumni award

    October 17, 2019

    The Clemson Young Alumni Council has recognized Harold P. Hughes of Austin with the Roaring10 award. Each year, the Clemson Young Alumni Council names 10 alumni to its “Roaring10,” recognizing outstanding young alumni for their influence in business, leadership, community, education and philanthropic endeavors.

  • This year, CBSHS leadership recognized seven faculty members for outstanding publications.

    CBSHS recognizes outstanding research publications

    October 8, 2019

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently celebrated faculty research across the college by recognizing selected outstanding journal publications. College leadership recognized each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, which are displayed outside of the dean’s office. This is the second group of faculty recognized for their recent publications. College […]

  • 2019 Lyceum Scholars freshmen

    Nine freshmen join college’s Lyceum Scholars Program family

    September 30, 2019

    Nine freshmen have been welcomed into the fifth class of the Lyceum Scholars Program by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. The Lyceum Scholars Program, created in 2014 and open to all majors, had 650 applications for entry into this year’s class. Under the umbrella of Clemson University’s College of Business, the Clemson […]

  • CBSHS welcomes 17 new faculty to the college.

    CBSHS welcomes 17 new faculty members

    September 6, 2019

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences is excited to welcome 17 new faculty members across four departments, who will enable student learning and contribute to the planned growth of the college. Meet the college’s newest faculty members by department: Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Matthew Browning is an assistant professor in the parks, […]

  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Faculty Affairs, Denise Anderson, addresses CBSHS faculty and staff at the annual awards ceremony.

    CBSHS recognizes faculty, staff for leadership and achievement

    May 20, 2019

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently honored staff and faculty for innovative teaching, student engagement, achievements in research and service and dedication to the college and students. They were recognized at the Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony May 3. Staff who were awarded included: New Employee Award – Wendi Mattson, CBSHS Associate […]

  • CBSHS student awards

    College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences honors students for academic achievement

    May 7, 2019

    The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the third annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Students who received College Awards during the ceremony included: Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award – Nolan Lennon, Department of Public Health Sciences Phi […]

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    Clemson political scientist to spend semester in Italy on Fulbright Scholar research grant

    May 1, 2019

    Laura Olson, J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar research grant that will allow her to spend the spring 2020 semester at the University of Bari Aldo Moro in Southern Italy. Olson will spend six months at the university conducting research on the relationship between religion […]

  • Coveted fellowship affords Clemson political scientist full year to complete book detailing research on religious identity

    March 8, 2019

    Completing a book is a daunting task, and most authors start this long process without knowing if there are interested readers at the end of it. Luckily for Amber Curtis, assistant professor in Clemson’s political science department, the Global Religion Research Initiative is so interested in her in-progress book on religious identity that they’re paying […]

  • Over the summer, Lindsay Bryda interned at the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China.

    Political science students represent US government through international internships

    November 12, 2018

    After the first semester of her freshman year, Lindsay Bryda changed her major to political science. She had taken a course with political science professor Laura Olson, Ph.D., and fell in love with the subject matter. This change led to her studying abroad in the Balkans through a class in the political science department and […]

  • Recognition Plaques for Publications

    CBSHS recognizes scholarship in journal publications

    October 31, 2018

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently celebrated scholarship by faculty across the college by recognizing selected outstanding journal publications. College leadership recognized each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, which will be displayed outside of the dean’s office for the remainder of the semester. Eric Muth, associate dean for […]

  • Conference draws international experts to explore lasting impact of ‘Lincoln’s Unfinished Work’

    October 25, 2018

    Vernon Burton, the Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. Distinguished Professor of History at Clemson University, will host a “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” conference Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. Registration is required and is open to the public for the free, three-day conference that will bring more than 35 internationally renowned scholars to the Clemson University campus to explore the many dimensions of Lincoln and his legacy in current-day American society.

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    Clemson political science professor elected president of Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

    October 17, 2018

    Laura Olson, J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, has been elected president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR). The society is the leading scholarly organization for social scientists who study religion. It sponsors an annual conference each fall and publishes the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, which Olson edited for five years.