Historical And Political Studies

Feb 27, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Peace Corps Panel Shares Experience Serving Abroad

By Jess Derr '20 On Feb. 15, five former Peace Corps volunteers visited Arcadia to share with students their experiences serving abroad and answer questions from students interesting in participating with the Corps. Panelists included Angela Ayukachale, who served in Cameroon from 1995 to...

Clifford Long Feb 20, 2017 9:37 am

Christopher Brewington ’20, Unity Rally Activist

I’m here today to support all the communities that are harmed by Donald Trump. And I’m here to support myself because I am afraid for what he can and might do. I have a couple friends who are in the LGBT community and they’re scared about their rights, they’re worried about the...

Dec 9, 2016 Jen Retter

Diplomat-in-Residence Usha Pitts Offers Career Advice to HAPS and IPCR Students

On Dec. 1, Arcadia’s Historical and Political Studies Department and International Peace and Conflict Resolution program welcomed Diplomat-in-Residence Usha Pitts to speak with students and University community members about careers in the State Department, the Foreign Service Officer Test, and...

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Nov 21, 2016 Jen Retter

Sturiale ’17, Mills ’18 Assist Professor Adjovi and Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Through their research assistantship with Assistant Professor of Historical and Political Studies Roland Adjovi, Zachary Sturiale ’17 and Ryan Mills ’18 prepared preliminary reports for and attended a press conference during the United Nations’ Working Group on Arbitrary Detention’s first visit to...

Nov 18, 2016 Jen Retter

Nov. 29: Vira I. Heinz Scholarship Recipients Host Politics Around the World

Kimberly Casimir ’18, Amanda Hulse ’17, and Allyson Naiken ’17, recipients of the 2016 Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership scholarship, will present on their international experiences at Politics Around the World on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle Rose...

Nov 17, 2016 Jen Retter

Author Levin Millan and Kuch ’10 Discuss Escape from Sudanese Civil War

Author Harriet Levin Millan and Michael Majok Kuch ’10, a graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program and one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan, visited campus on Tuesday, Nov. 15 during International Education Week to discuss How Fast Can You Run, a novel based...

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Nov 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Two Fulbright Winners, One U.S. Agency Award Winner Among Arcadia’s Graduate Students

Arcadia University is home to three international graduate award recipients this year. Olga Banaszkiewicz ’17, of Spain, received the Becas de Máster en Estados Unidos de América from Fulbright España; Selviana Ndoen ’18, of Indonesia, received the USAID Program to Extend Scholarships and...

Oct 26, 2016 Jen Retter

HAPS Alumni Discuss Career Development, Offer Networking Advice

On Oct. 24, the Department of Historical and Political Studies invited the following alumni to discuss their professional work, career development, and scholarly accomplishments with students, faculty, and staff: Caitlin DuBois ’13, History, Art Consultant at Merritt Gallery Niki Edwards ’...

Oct 25, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Human Rights Activist Bamba Bakary Jr. Visits Arcadia University

Roland Adjovi, assistant professor of History and Political Studies, and Dr. Kate M. Bonin, assistant professor of Modern Languages, provided Arcadia students the opportunity to meet lawyer, human-rights activist, and author Bamba Bakary Jr. on Oct.13. Originally from Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa...

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Oct 24, 2016 Jen Retter

Student Veterans Organization Hosts Wills for Heroes on Nov. 5

Six days before Veterans Day, Arcadia University will host Wills for Heroes, an event that provides wills, living wills, and healthcare or financial powers of attorney to military veterans and emergency personnel, free of charge. The event, held in partnership with the Pennsylvania...

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Oct 21, 2016 Jen Retter

Oct. 25: Student Voters Prepare for Election with Daylong Forum

In preparation for the 2016 presidential election, Arcadia University is hosting Election Fest, an opportunity for students to discuss political and electoral processes with faculty and staff. The daylong event is on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the University Commons Great Room. Students representing 18...

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Sep 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Widestrom Chosen for American Political Science Award

Dr. Amy Widestrom, assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies, was chosen for a Clarence Stone Scholar Award by the Urban and Local Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. The Clarence Stone Scholar Award recognizes up to two young scholars who are making...