April 23, 2015 - Philadelphia Mayoral Debate
Fox29 hosted its Philadelphia Democratic Mayoral Debate at SJU on April 23, 2015 here at the Teletorium. SJU Political Science students were part of the panel asking questions and had the chance to introduce themselves during the program.
April 21, 2015 - Students Lobby in Harrisburg & Meet the Governor
On April 21, 2015, a number of POL students went to Harrisburg with SJU President Gillespie and a delegation from Government & Community Relations to take part in Student Lobbying Day with the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania. There were many highlights, including having the chance to meet with Governor Wolf and alums Katie McGinty (the Governor's Chief of Staff) and Senator Dominic Pileggi.
November 25, 2014 - Former Governor Ed Rendell Visits Campus to Discuss the 2014 Elections
Governor Ed Rendell visited campus on November 25, 2014 and discussed the implications of the 2014 elections for governing. He had an interesting strategy for "provoking" cooperation between the parties and for encouraging Democrats and Republicans to address the serious issues (immigration reform, infrastructure improvement, etc.) the U.S. is facing. Here's the Governor with some of our students.
Faculty in the News
- Dr. Richard N. Gioioso had the opportunity to comment on the American opening toward Cuba in the Spanish daily, La Razon (April 12, 2015)
- Dr. Lisa Baglione discusses the volatile Caucasus on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing (April 14, 2014)
- Listen to Dr. Lisa Baglione commenting on the security threats to Sochi Winter Olympic Games (February 5, 2014)
- Listen to Dr. Lisa Baglione discussing the Russian President Putin's NYT Op-Ed (September 14, 2013) and his proposed solution to the confrontation between the West and Syria over its use of chemical weapons.
- JFK -Legacy and Image - as interpreted by Dr. F. Graham Lee
News about SJU's Political Science Program
- Dr. Gioioso takes students on a twelve day study tour to Cuba in May 2014
- For a complete list of the 2013 - 2014 Political Science Events, click here.
- Read the current issue of the Political Science Review, our department newsletter. It's packed with department news and internship opportunities.
- Past issues of the Political Science Review.
Hawk Away From Home
Patrick Curley is a junior at Saint Joseph's University majoring in Economics and International Relations. He is studying abroad at the London School of Economics (LSE), consistently ranked one of the top universities in Europe. Born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, this is his first extended excursion away from home. Patrick's main areas of professional interest are politics, economics, and foreign relations. Join Patrick in his European experience at: http://wordpress.sju.edu/hawkawayfromhome/
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