Department of Political Science News
Faculty in the political science department cover a broad range of specialties including American politics, public policy, public law, political theory, comparative politics, and international politics.
Current Political Science News
Inspired by a '00s movie and a grandfather she never met, Alexis Hilts found her path to medical school.
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Alumna realized she could influence elected officials — before she could even vote. Here's how you can too.
Participants hope to tap into pipeline leading to legal and public service careers.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Political Science In The News
UNLV kicks off its University Forum lecture series next week with a talk about immigration in El Paso, Texas.
Heading into 2019, Tsai Ing-wen looked at risk of becoming Taiwan’s first one-term president. Then came the unrest in Hong Kong.
Julián Castro cuts a slight figure at 5-foot-8 and 155 pounds. He’s lost 10 pounds in the eight months he has been running for president.
It should come as no surprise that the Bread and Roses Party, a socialist leaning self-described utopian group, announced Jerome Segal as its 2020 presidential nominee this week — during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Twelve years after Nevada debuted as one of the four states that sets the tone and tempo of a presidential nominating contest, party strategists are working to boost their visibility in a Democratic primary that has so far disproportionately focused on the other three early states.
Less than a week remains for Clark County lawyers to rate judges in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Judicial Performance Evaluation.