- Full-time faculty members have all earned their Ph.D.s from major universities and are experts in various areas of political science, American government and politics, public law, urban politics, political theory, comparative politics, political psychology and international politics.
- The faculty are all published scholars who belong to many professional organizations.
- They are frequently invited to speak in the community or at other universities, and many regularly appear on local and national media.
- Several of the faculty members have won awards for teaching excellence and research.
- The political science department is known for its strong commitment to teaching, and its faculty consistently receive high student evaluations.
- Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honors society, is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors who meet the academic eligibility criteria.
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