Academic Resources

Summer Scholars Program

Political Science Department

Updated for 2016

Department Website

Dr. Gioioso

Dr. Richard Gioioso

Latin American political economy, Latin American migration to the US, change in contemporary Cuba, civic engagement and social capital in the US.


Dr. Susan Liebell

For Summer 2016, Dr. Liebell will work with students interested in democratic citizenship, racial and/or gender politics in gun rights and regulation, gun violence, Stand Your Ground laws, Castle Doctrine, or any other topics related to gun violence, rights, and regulation. Please email her if you have a project that overlaps with these interests as well!

Dr. Becki Scola

Dr. Becki Scola

For the 2016 summer, Dr. Scola will be working with students who are interested in research on anti-hunger politics and policy in the U.S., women's leadership in the U.S. (broadly defined), and women in Pennsylvania politics.