Political Science Major

Movies, food, coffee, debate, and discussion hosted by PSSA at 55 Exeter St. every Tues from 3:00-4:00.
Political Science Students Gathering
On October 2nd, the department sponsored a panel discussion about the Scottish Referendum for Independence.
Panel Discussion
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Model UN vote

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News & Events

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Maine Model United Nations Program is having an open meeting for interested students on November 3rd, from 7:00-9:00 PM in Luther Bonney room 303.
Sand Dunes
In the October 12th issue of the Portland Press Herald, Professor Mahmud Faksh writes about the state of the Middle East.
Syria
The USM Office of Multicultural Student Affairs in co-sponsorship with the Department of History and Political Science and other USM programs presents "Shifting Alliances: ISIS in Iraq and Syria", a panel discussion followed by Q & A. The event will be Wednesday, October 8th, from 11:30-1:30 PM in the Woodbury Campus Center Area Gallery on the Portland campus. All are welcome.

Kyle Parker

Professor Van Sickle and Kyle Parker

Kyle Parker, a senior staff member on the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the U.S. House of Representatives spoke to the USM community on Monday, October 20th. Through his work as a policy adviser on the Helsinki Commission, Mr. Parker has played an influential role in developing landmark sanctions on human rights violators in Russia.