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.

IR Alum to Receive GVSU Distinguished Alumni Award

October 25, 2023

Shannon Cohen will be honored on October 27 as part of GVSU's Homecoming.

Professor Diven Discusses U.S. Foreign Policy & Global Citizenship on Expert Panel

October 18, 2023

Professor Diven, the director of GVSU's International Relations program, spoke on a panel hosted by the Hausenstein Center for Presidential Studies. The panel addressed America's role in international relations and discussed current foreign policy issues.

IR & PLS Alumni Attending Law School at FIU, Indiana and Tennessee

September 1, 2023

Clockwise from top left: Emma Everhart-Deckard (Indiana), Charlie Anderson (Indiana), Zachary Schmidt (Tennessee), Tyler Newland (FIU)

PLS Alumni Starting Law School at Michigan, MSU and UDM

September 1, 2023

Clockwise from top left: Zachary Richardson (UDM), Alexis Krichevsky (UDM), Tyler Hines (Michigan), Julian Sanders (MSU)

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