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Annual Pi Sigma Alpha Lecture & Initiation Ceremony
Political science professors say they help students develop both hard skills, such as data analysis, and soft skills, such as communication abilities. A degree in political science can lead to a career in the public or private sector. Included in the USNews article is Dr. Joshua Meddaugh who graduated from UB in 2012 with his PhD in Political Science.
A panel discussion with Om Prakash Rawat, Chief Election Commissioner of India, 2018
The Seats-in-Trouble Election Forecasts discussion with Professor James E. Campbell
UB is the No. 1 public university in New York State, according to the 2019 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking.
A story in The New York Times about incumbent lieutenant governor of New York Kathy Hochul’s primary victory over three-term New York City council member Jumaane Williams quotes Associate Professor James Battista.
Democrats could gain as many as 44 seats and emerge from November’s mid-term elections with control in the House of Representatives, according to an innovative forecasting tool developed by a political scientist.