Meet Our Students

Meet Emma and Gunnar, the department's undergraduate Ambassadors for the College of Arts and Sciences. College Ambassadors are student volunteers who have been nominated by faculty and staff after demonstrating a commitment to academic excellence and community engagement. 

Emma Murphy.

Emma Murphy

Emma Murphy

Major: Political Science
Campus/Community Involvement: Mock Trial, Honors College, Buffalo Federal Court Building intern, LEAP of WNY tutor
Fun Fact: I've been to Seoul, South Korea!
What advice do you have for future UB students?
Getting involved in clubs is one of the best ways to make friends on campus. 

Gunnar Haberl at the White House.

Gunnar Haberl interning at the White House

Gunnar Haberl

Majors: Political Science and Legal Studies
Minor: Education Leadership and Policy for Equity
Campus/Community Involvement: Undergraduate Student Association Chief of Staff, Iroquois Central School District Board of Education Member, Alternative Break Trip Leader 
Fun Fact: I won the 2017-2018 Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress Presidential Fellowship.
What advice do you have for future UB students? Taking risks in life can lead to great rewards, and the process of simply breaking out of one’s comfort zone can lead to immense personal growth in your educational studies. 

Q&A with Poli-Sci Graduate Students

Find out why some of our graduate students chose the UB Department of Political Science, and how its making a positive impact on their future goals.

Meet Chhandosi Roy, a 2nd-year PhD student studying international politics and comparative politics.
Meet Samaila Adelaiye, a 5th-year PhD student studying political violence, armed conflict and intervention in conflict.
Meet Colin Tucker, a 4th-year PhD student studying international relations.
Meet Sara Norrevik, a 4th-year PhD student studying international political economy, international organizations, European politics and American politics.
Meet Aziz Almuslem, a 4th-year PhD student studying international relations, comparative politics, public international law and international organizations.
Meet Collin Anderson, a 5th-year PhD student studying international relations and comparative politics.