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POLS Annual Spring Dinner

May 18, 2023

The POLS Department is hosting its annual Spring Dinner at Ventana Grill in Pismo Beach on Thursday June 1st.

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Senior Project Presentation: Homeless Services Resource Workshop

May 5, 2023

Hey POLS Students!!

Do you want to help collaborate on countywide initiatives in SLO to combat homelessness?

SLO County Community Law Day

Apr 27, 2023

Come to the SLO Courthouse for Community Law Day on May 4, 2023 from 5pm-7pm!

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POLS Welcomes Prospective Students

Apr 12, 2023

Faculty, staff and students at the Political Science Department are excited to meet, greet and welcome our prospective students this coming weekend! 

Moot Court Information Session

Apr 11, 2023

Are you interested in Constitutional law? Have you ever wanted a space to practice your public speaking skills, as well as develop as an oral and written debater? If you answered yes, then you are a perfect fit for Cal Poly’s Moot Court Club!

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New Course for Spring- POLS 470: Surfing & the Law

Feb 17, 2023

Paddling out into Law school? Grad school? Nonprofit or advocacy work? Business?

Professor Craig Arceneaux published his book, Political Struggle in Latin: America: Seeking Change in a New Era of Globalization

Feb 13, 2023

In October 2022, Professor Craig Arceneaux published his book, Political Struggle in Latin America: Seeking Change in a New Era of Globalization, through Springer Publishers.

Professor Zhang to Present Her Research of Political Discourse of the Chinese Communist Party this Saturday

Feb 9, 2023

Professor Zhang will be presenting her most recent research at the University Salon (formerly Harvard Salon) this Saturday.

Dr. Lee Epstein- Teaching Law to Political Science Students and Teaching Political Science Students Law

Feb 2, 2023

Dr. Lee Epstein's talk will be about how political scientists, who adopt an empirical approach to studying legal behavior and institutions, teach law differently than law professors do, and why such an approach is superior.

Following the Path to Policy Change

Jan 30, 2023

The Natrual Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder recently published an interim Quick Response report by Dr. Leanne Giordono about policy change after the 2020 Oregon wildfires.


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