Political Science

January 24, 2023

Sammi Ahnen and 10 other Albion College students have never committed a crime, but they all spent 15 weeks behind imposing brick walls lined with razor wire at the Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson.

January 18, 2023

Amy Spitalnick, former executive director of Integrity First for America (IFA), will be the guest lecturer for the annual David Aldrich Speaker in Law, Justice and Society Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7:15 p.m. at Bobbitt Auditorium on the campus of Albion College.

June 29, 2022

“U.S. foreign policy is stronger if it can represent the voices and the interests of all Americans,” says Dr. Carrie Booth Walling, professor of political science and faculty director of the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service at Albion College.

June 14, 2022

Conversation and presentation topics will emphasize that human rights are transnational, extending beyond borders.

February 10, 2022

Dr. Milkessa Gemechu’s recent articles in Foreign Policy and Al Jazeera detail his personal experiences with the conflict in Ethiopia.

October 13, 2021

A professor in Albion’s Political Science Department for 10 years, Walling brings her expertise in international politics and human rights to the College’s home for students interested in public policy and service.

February 15, 2021

Albion students in these two majors can begin graduate study as much as two full semesters faster thanks to the College’s new “4+1” agreement with WMU launching in Fall 2021.

October 30, 2020

In the ubiquitous world of polling, the Siena College Research Institute is considered the gold standard. This election season, some 50 Albion College students have been given the opportunity to work for SCRI to see how the American people think and what’s important to them as a pivotal election looms.

September 23, 2020

“I expect to see more efforts to reform,” says the Albion political science faculty member and longtime United Nations observer.

April 16, 2020

In a New York Times op-ed co-written with Kathryn Sikkink of the Harvard Kennedy School, Albion College political science professor Carrie Booth Walling (left) wrote that it’s time for the United Nations Security Council to rise to the pandemic crisis and look to the Dominican Republic, which currently holds the UNSC presidency, as a global leader. They write that a decisive statement calling for working together can make all the difference: it would legitimize recent General Assembly decisions, reinforce the authority of the secretary-general, and strengthen the efforts of specialized UN agencies to save lives.

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