Political Science

Alumna shares research on Latino diversity and politics at campus lecture

Tia Stokes-Brown ’97 goes over data from her research, entitled “The Increasing Significance of Race: Exploring the Development of Latino Racial Group Consciousness and the Link to Political Participation.”

Tia Stokes-Brown ’97 returned to campus this week to share her research on diversity within the American Latino population and the impact of Latino voters on political elections. Brown, who majored in dance and political science, is now a political science professor at Bucknell University and a faculty fellow for the Office of the Associate... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor is featured speaker for Great Decisions Lecture Series

Jennifer Dugan

Randolph political science professor Jennifer Dugan is the first speaker in Lynchburg Public Library’s 2016 Great Decisions Lecture Series. Dugan will deliver the presentation, “Advancing the UN Mission: The International Criminal Court and the Responsibility to Protect,” in the Community Room at Lynchburg Public Library on Thursday, February 4. Light refreshments will be served at... READ MORE >>

International Law class issues verdict for alleged war criminal

Judges (from left) Tahan Menon '16, Donald Saltmash-Lubin '16, and Vanessa McBean '16 are sworn in on day one of the pre-trial.

After a three-day pre-trial held on the Randolph campus, three judges ruled that there was enough evidence to continue prosecution of Colonel Igor Girkin in International Criminal Court. Girkin was allegedly connected with the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 near the Ukraine-Russia border July 17, 2014. After the ruling, the judges, prosecution and defense... READ MORE >>

Randolph students honored at National Model United Nations

Penny Trieu ’15 and East Cao ’16 won an award for best position paper at the National Model United Nations conference.

Two Randolph College students won an award at the National Model United Nations Conference (NMUN) in New York City, March 29-April 3. Penny Trieu ’15 and East Cao ’16, sitting on the Human Rights Council, won an award for best position paper. Position papers are policy memos prepared in advance of the conference by student... READ MORE >>

Creative writing and social activism meet in upcoming lecture

Photo of Corbon Addison

Author Corban Addison will give a public lecture at Randolph College on Monday, Dec. 1, from 7 – 8 p.m in Nichols Theatre.... READ MORE >>

Karl Rove talks political strategy at Randolph College

Rove greets students

“The issue in this election is going to be who has the most credible plan for getting the economy going,” Karl Rove, Republican political strategist, told a Randolph College audience on Thursday. “It’s going to be one heck of a general election to watch because it is very much up for grabs.” Rove, who served... READ MORE >>

Model United Nations Team Shines at National Conference

Randolph College’s Model United Nations team continued its winning tradition at the annual National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference, April 17-21 in New York City. Randolph took home an Honorable Mention for Delegation Performance, the fifth year in a row the college delegation was am... READ MORE >>

Model UN Delegation Continues Winning Streak

LYNCHBURG — Randolph College’s Model United Nations (NMUN) team continued its winning streak in 2010 by garnering two awards from the annual conference. The college’s delegation has won awards from the conf... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Holds Second Annual Symposium of Artists and Scholars

LYNCHBURG – Nationally-recognized science journalist and author Eric Roston will kick off Randolph College’s second annual Symposium of Artists and Scholars April 17 at 1:30 p.m.
The symposium, which spotlights student and faculty research and projects from all areas of study, wi... READ MORE >>

Randolph College’s Dean of the College Teaches Self Defense Class

This article was published in the Lynchburg News & Advance on Feb. 25, 2009. It is reprinted with permission.

By Christa Desrets
He’s dean of the college, vice president for academic affairs and a specialist in political science. But on Tuesday and Thursday ... READ MORE >>