Political Science Major
USM’s Ronald Schmidt talks about shutdown on WMTW-TV
Ronald Schmidt, an associate professor of political science at the University of Southern Maine, was interviewed by WMTW-TV about how Congressional partisanship lead to the Jan. 19th government shutdown.
Annual W. E. B. DuBois lecture addresses racism, segregation outside Southern U.S.
The annual lecture brings to light the origins and implications of racial segregation outside of the American South.
Democracy, civic action center of lecture at USM
USM has partnered with Campus Compact in signing a Civic Action Plan to begin implementing social change.
Award-winning author to speak about 'The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North' at USM's 2nd annual W. E. B. Du Bois lecture event Nov. 6
USM will host the 2nd Annual W. E. B. Du Bois lecture on Race and Democracy examining "The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North: Race and Participatory Democracy North of the Mason Dixon Line" with speaker Brian Purnell.
Schmidt interviewed by "Maine Things Considered" on Maine referenda
USM's Ron Schmidt was interviewed by "Maine Things Considered" on predicted turnout for the November 7th referenda.
Spring 2018 Registration Newsletter
Department of History and Political Science newsletter featuring at-a-glance-by-campus schedules, topics descriptions, news and events.
USM professor interviewed by WGME-TV on Sen. Collins' choice to stay in office
USM's Ron Schmidt was interviewed by WGME-TV on Sen. Susan Collins' decision to remain in office rather than run for governor.
Libertarian Institute Founded by Charles Koch Foundation Seeking Interns
The Cato Institute is a Libertarian think tank based in Washington D.C.
Internship Opportunity at European Parliament Office in Washington, D.C.
Complement your studies with a genuinely international internship! The European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress invites US citizens to apply for a full-time, paid internship. What better place to monitor transnational politics in action, to see global players in international affairs addressing global challenges across a range of policy areas, and to witness the interplay between decision-makers in the US and lawmakers from the European Union?
2017 German Election Panel Discussion
On October 3rd, in the University Events Room in the Glickman Library, Professor of Political Science Francesca Vassallo facilitated a panel discussion with Adrian Kendall, attorney and Honorary Consul of Germany and Professor of Political Science at Umaine Farmington Scott Erb regarding the 2017 German Election.