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Dr. Cravens Selected as PRRI Public Fellow in New Religion and Renewing Democracy Initiative

Oct 12, 2021

Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization announced the selection of 16 interdisciplinary scholars as PRRI Public Fellows.

Public Policy Graduate Student Receives CSU Trustees’ Award

Sep 13, 2021

Christine Lam, 22, was selected as Cal Poly’s awardee, the Trustee Wenda Fong and Daniel Fetterly Scholar, for her academic performance, personal accomplishments, community service and financial need. She will receive a $6,000 Trustees’ Award scholarship as part of her recognition. 

Denae Hollar Uses Trip Abroad as Senior Project Research

Aug 17, 2021

As spring quarter of 2021 wrapped up, political science senior Denae Hollar began preparing for her upcoming trip to a remote farm in Costa Rica. Originally planned as a volunteer trip, Hollar started thinking about how she could use this experience as research for her impending senior project on democracy and global food security.  

Christopher Acebo (Political Science, '92) Chosen as Cal Poly Honored Alum

May 11, 2021

Christopher Acebo (Political Science, '92) has devoted his career to film and live events as a director, designer and producer. His mission as the CEO of Broken English Productions is to develop films that center stories of the Latinx experience.

Senior Isabella Abelgas won first place at the CSU Systemwide Student Research Competition

May 10, 2021

Political science senior Isabella Abelgas won first place for the Business, Economics and Hospitality Management category of this year’s California State University (CSU) Systemwide Student Research Competition.

Jennifer Denbow - Visiting Scholar at UC Davis

Dec 4, 2020

Dr. Denbow is working as a visiting scholar at UC Davis.

She has joined a group of scholars at UC Davis to cover topics with the theme "Beyond Health". For more information please click here.

Congratulations 2020 Graduates

Jul 1, 2020

Congratulations Cal Poly POLS and MPP class of 2020!!

We are so proud of all your accomplishments! We wish we were able to celebrate with you! We want you to keep in touch. Remember we are your network! Reach out to the political science alumni board members as well, they are also there to help you! We wish you the best!

POLS-MPP Commencement Video

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Cal Poly Mock Trial is Heading to the "Playoffs"!!

Cal Poly Mock Trial is Heading to the "Playoffs"!!

Feb 25, 2020

After a successful showing at Regionals Cal Poly Mock Trial is Heading to ORCS!

Cal Poly Mock Trial teams receive accolades at AMTA tournament

Feb 4, 2020

Cal Poly Mock Trial sent two teams to compete at the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) regional tournament on February 1, 2020.

POLS 440 SB 467 Assembly Committee Hearing

Jun 12, 2019

The California State Assembly, Higher Education Committee, Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

To view the California State Assembly Committee Hearing for SB 467, please click here. If the video doesn't load, click here and jump ahead to 1:00:02.


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