News & Updates

Professor Watts Discusses the Independence Movements: From Catalans to Kurds

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The recent independence referendums in Spain and Iraq have sparked violent clashes between protesters and central governments. What has led to these referendums, and how is the world likely to react?

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2018 APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Flavio Jimenez is a junior attending San Francisco State University, majoring in political science and minoring in Classical Archaeology. He will be attending the 2018 APSA RBSI program at Duke University, from May 27, 2018 - June 28, 2018. The RBSI Scholars will enroll in two courses over the summer session and will complete an independent research paper.

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New Assistant Professor Rebecca Eissler

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Fall 2018: The Dept is very happy to welcome new Assistant Professor Rebecca Eissler to the department. Prof. Eissler will be teaching courses on the U.S. Presidency, the Congress, and quantitative methods.

Pre-Law Students Argue Real Cases for SF State Moot Court Team

Friday, December 14, 2018

San Francisco State’s newest intercollegiate team takes students into one of the world’s most intense and storied battlefields: the courtroom. The Gators’ Moot Court team, created in fall 2017, is comprised of 12 Political Science students who argue real cases in mock trials.

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