College of Arts & Sciences

Political Science Department

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General News



Governor Ed Rendell visited campus on November 25, 2014 and discussed the implications of the 2014 elections for governing. He had an interesting strategy for "provoking" cooperation between the parties and for encouraging Democrats and Republicans  to address the serious issues (immigration reform, infrastructure improvement, etc.) the U.S. is facing. Here's the Governor with some of our students.

News about SJU's Political Science Program


For a complete list of the 2013 - 2014 Political Science Events, click here.    



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Studing Abroad




Hawk Away From Home

Patrick Curley is a junior at Saint Joseph's University majoring in Economics and International Relations.  He is studying abroad at the London School of Economics (LSE), consistently ranked one of the top universities in Europe.  Born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, this is his first extended excursion away from home.  Patrick's main areas of professional interest are politics, economics, and foreign relations.  Join Patrick in his European experience at:






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