Political Science Major
News & Events
PSSA Talks About Ferguson
You are all invited to share in conversation about the event in Ferguson, Missouri with the Political Science Student Association. The meeting will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, December 9th at 4:00 pm in 306 Payson Smith. Professor of History Leroy Rowe will be in attendance to share his thoughts and help facilitate conversation. Light refreshments will be served.
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.
POS 380: International Human Rights
This course examines how international human rights norms emerge and evolve. As a part of the course, students engage in volunteer work supporting members of refugee communities in Portland. This component enriches understanding of the cases we study in the course by providing students the opportunity to meet members of the Portland community who have fled humanitarian crises.