Category Archives: Political Science

Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work … Continue reading

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‘When Life Strikes the White House’: SMU Tower Center symposium examines effects of personal crises on U.S. presidencies

SMU continues its schedule of events observing the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination with a symposium exploring the effects of personal crises on a presidential administration. READ MORE

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The Presidents and Their Crises

Event- February 18-19 Time: The program begins the evening of Feb. 18 with a focus on John Kennedy, while the all-day seminar on Feb. 19 will examine Kennedy and 12 other presidents. Location: Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and SMU Crum … Continue reading

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Governor’s race has gone messy, and it’s only January

  “Davis and Abbott are accomplished people with a lot to offer,” wrote SMU professor Cal Jillson. “But we’re having a difficult time tuning out the noise so we can hear them.” READ MORE

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Demographic Changes and their Political Impact

Tower Center Forum Event – January 30. 6-8pm READ MORE

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Dedman College Students Work With Bush Institute, Zambians To Improve Women’s Health Care

SMU Magazine Fall/Winter 2014 Different Lives, Same Purpose Tyrell Russell, a sophomore Hunt Leadership Scholar from Riviera Beach, Florida, planned on taking an organic chemistry course over the summer. Instead, he embarked on “the trip of a lifetime” with fellow SMU students … Continue reading

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Dedman College student Rahfin Faruk writes about MLK’s dream debate

In 1935, Southern Methodist University, an all-white university with ties to the Dallas elite, declined to debate Wiley College, a historically black college made famous in The Great Debaters. Seventy-four years later, in 2009, SMU held up its end of the … Continue reading

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Freedom Riders’ film to kick off conversation series

Thursday, Jan 22. Dr. Dennis Simon, political science professor at Southern Methodist University, will lead a discussion: “Would Today’s Youth Get on the Bus?” READ MORE

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Endowed Chairs Add Special Areas Of Expertise To The Faculty

SMU Magazine Fall/Winter Seats of Excellence In September, when SMU announced that it had attracted an internationally recognized expert in cyber security to the faculty, as well as a scholar in international politics and national security, it was evident that … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

Dedman College faculty and alumni help populate SMU’s holiday book list. Review and satisfy your gift list with stories ranging from historical to fictional to inspirational. CLICK HERE for more.

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