Pullins Wins Outstanding Paper Award

May 3, 2024

Sarah D. Pullins is the winner of the Outstanding Paper Award for Political Science and International Relations.

Retirement Tribute: Professor Michelle Miller-Adams

April 15, 2024

The Political Science Department congratulates Professor Michelle Miller-Adams on her retirement.

GV in DC Scholarship Winner: Jackson Tisdale

April 5, 2024

Jackson Tisdale is the recipient of the GV in DC Scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year.

Student named as Truman Scholarship Finalist

March 20, 2024

Junior Nancy Hoogwerf becomes fifth Laker to receive honor.

Tafel Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

February 19, 2024

Dr. Tafel wins Pew Teaching Excellence Award

Outstanding Student Paper Competition

February 13, 2024

Eligibility is open to all students who major in political science or international relations.

John T. Batchelder Political Science Scholarship

February 13, 2024

The John T. Batchelder scholarship is funded by a generous grant from the Batchelder family. The scholarship honors Dr. John Thayer Batchelder who served as a Grand Valley State University professor until his retirement in 1997.

GV in DC Scholarship

February 13, 2024

The GV in DC Endowed Scholarship helps Grand Valley students study and intern in Washington, D.C.

PLS/IR Department Hosts Lecture on China by Kaiser Kuo

February 6, 2024

Kuo lectured on what we get right and wrong about China.


November 9, 2023

Every year the GVSU Department of Political Science runs the Henry Internship competition. The Henry Internship will place a GVSU student -- the Henry Scholar -- in the Washington, D.C. offices of one of Michigan's Representatives or Senators.

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