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Congratulations to all of our International Studies and Political Science Spring 2015 graduates!
In particular, we would like to recognize the following individuals, who were honored at the College of Arts & Sciences Commencement Ceremony on May 1st, 2015:
Adam Bent, King O'Neal Scholar
Alan Mohammed, King O'Neal Scholar
Hiram Rios, Outstanding Undergraduate Award, national scholarship recipient, and Undergraduate Scholar Award
Zachary Tomlinson, Undergraduate Scholar Award and national scholarship recipient
Austen Eberhardt, Undergraduate Scholar Award
Alexandra Holliday, Undergraduate Scholar Award
At the Spring 2015 undergraduate commencement ceremony, the Department of Government & International Affairs had 11 students that graduated cum Laude, 13 students that graduated Magna cum Laude, and 7 students that graduated Summa cum Laude.
We are very proud of all of our students and wish them great success in their future endeavors!
GIA Undergraduate Newsletter
Introducing the Government & International Affairs department newsletter.
Please click here to view the Fall 2015 Newsletter for the Government & International Affairs Department.
GIA Doctoral Student Interviewed on Trend Scan
Mirela Iamandi Stimus, graduate teaching associate and doctoral candidate in Government Ph.D. program, recently appeared on “Trend Scan”, a TV show hosted by the Romanian media outlet Adevarul Holding (producers: Dan Ionescu & Adrian Zabava). As a project dedicated to the re-professionalization of politics and communication in European Union, “Trend Scan” hosts analysts, political consultants, members of academia and of the political elite with international competence and various backgrounds, discussing, in depth, tendencies and phenomena in Trans - Atlantic politics. In her capacity as former political journalist and USF instructor, Ms. Stimus was interviewed regarding the social media’s role in political participation, a comparison between the American and Romanian climates. The topic sprung from the “Facebook Revolution”, an event that changed the outcome of the presidential elections in Romania at the end of last year.
The Department of Government & International Affairs is very proud to announce that Pamela Anderson, the Academic Advisor for International Studies, was recently awarded the University’s Outstanding Undergraduate Advising Award. This prestigious award is given annually to a small number of undergraduate advisors across the University to recognize excellence, innovation and effectiveness in advising. Congratulations Pamela!
USF-Nielsen Survey: Economy remains top issue facing Florida [10.07.2015]
Results of the USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey will be disseminated weekly through the month of October. This public policy survey addresses many hot-button issues facing the state.
CAS professor to discuss animal rights [02.04.2015]
The Tampa Bay community will learn about the relationship between law, politics and animal rights at Steven Tauber’s “Road Scholars” lecture on Feb. 11, 2015. The lecture is being held at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library on Bearss Avenue.
Former White House adviser on weapons of mass destruction to discuss Syria and Iran at USF [10.08.2013]
Gary Samore, who served as President Barack Obama’s coordinator for arms control and weapons of mass destruction, proliferation, and terrorism, will discuss the crisis in Syria, America’s shifting relationship with Iran and the ongoing issues of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East in a conversation at USF’s Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies on Thursday, Oct. 10.
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Dr. Steven Tauber, Chair of the Department of Government & International Affairs, will be the guest on WMNF 88.5 “Talking Animals” show on Wednesday, September 9 at 10AM, hosted by Duncan Strauss. Dr. Tauber will be discussing his recently published book Navigating the Jungle: Law, Politics, and the Animal Advocacy Movement (Routledge).
Link to the book: https://www.routledge.com/products/9781612051291
Links to the radio show: