The Department is home to over 350 undergraduate majors and over 50 graduate students. They study with 25 faculty who are well known scholars in a wide variety of fields and who are amongst the most honored teachers at this university. We provide a vibrant place to study and a perfect place to prepare for an active role in politics.
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The Department of Political Science is excited to welcome Anna Gunderson and Elizabeth Lane to LSU! Anna and Elizabeth will join us in the Fall of 2019; follow their links to learn more about their past and ongoing research.
Dr. Jas Sullivan was selected as a 2019 Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award winner!
Dr. Kathleen Searles is this years recipient of the Emerging Scholar in the Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences Rainmaker Award! (Spring 2019)
Dr. Angela McCarthy (2019 Ph.D.) is the recipient of this year's Josephine A. Roberts LSU Alumni Association 2019 Distinguished Dissertation Award in Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences for her dissertation, "The Religious Impact: Understanding the Influence of Religiosity on Attitudes Toward Policy Issues."
Graduate student, Alex Cole, was awarded the LSU Dissertation Fellowship for the Academic Year 2019-2020
Graduate student, Dmitriy Nurullayev, was awarded the LSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Student Teaching Award. (Spring 2019)