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Studying politics at The Catholic University of America is an opportunity to be immersed in a rewarding, exciting, and relevant major in the most prominent political city in the world, on the largest university campus in the city, in one of the largest departments of the University. The Department of Politics at CUA offers a dynamic and rigorous educational experience that considers the cultural, historical, ethical, and theoretical foundations of political order.

 

Spotlight

Thies bookPolitics Doctoral Students Win Fellowships 

Politics doctoral students Joshua Bowman, Greg Collins (pictured), and Emily Butler were recently awarded competitive fellowships from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI).  CUA's Department of Politics was the only political science department in the country whose students won three fellowships from ISI this year.

News and Events

News Story on Former Mayor Gray Quotes Professor
In a recent story in GW's Hatchet, Associate Professor Matthew Green discusses Vincent Gray's recent visit to his co-taught course Washington 101.

Professor Quoted on Chris Christie and Federal Reserve
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, is quoted in a Reuters story on Chris Christie's comments on the Federal Reserve.

Politics Professor Quoted on Pope Frances and Cuba
Associate Professor Stephen Schneck discusses the influence of Pope Frances in Cuba and the United States.

Professor Speaks at Carnegie Council
Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics, speaks at a panel discussion about Catholic perspectives on nuclear deterrence.

Politics Senior Wins Fulbright
Robert Sylvester, a senior politics major, is awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Taiwan for 2015-16. Congratulations Robert!

Politics Professor Receives Research Award
John K. White, professor of politics, receives Catholic University's Faculty Award for Achievement in Research.

Book Panel Features Politics Professor
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, discusses his book Underdog Politics at a book panel sponsored by the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies.

Three Politics Graduate Students Win Fellowships
Joshua Bowman, Emily Butler, and Gregory Collins, Ph.D. students in Politics, are awarded competitive fellowships from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

Roundtable on Terrorism Features Politics Professor
Assistant Professor Dorle Hellmuth participates in roundtable discussion at George Washington University on terrorism in the U.S. and Europe. 

Professor Quoted on Pope's Visit to Cuba
Stephen Schneck, associate professor of politics, is quoted in the Washington Post about Pope Francis' planned visit to Cuba.

Professor Discusses New Book on Minority Party
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, is interviewed about his new book Underdog Politics:  The Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Politics Majors Elected to Lead SGA
Anne St. Amant and James Benedek, both politics majors, are elected president and vice president of the new Student Government Association. Congratulations to them both!

Professor Speaks on Latin American Politics
Christopher Darnton, assistant professor of politics, speaks at the Wilson Center on his recent book Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America.

CUA Salutes Chinese Human Rights Activist
Catholic University's Institute for Policy Research, Lantos Foundation, and Witherspoon Institute Applaud New Memoir by Chen Guangcheng.

Roundtable: Who is Charlie?
The Certificate in European Studies Program hosts a roundtable discussion on freedom of expression, democracy, faith, and violence.

'Je suis Charlie'?
John Garvey, University President, published an op-ed on the Charlie Hebdo killings in Catholic News Service.

Governor Discusses 'An Economy with a Human Purpose'
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley gave a presentation on the economy as part of a National Policy Forum organized by the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies.

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