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Geography Speaker Series Explores the Impact of Gentrification on Elections

Posted 10/16/2018 10:35:00 PM

Markie McBrayer, Ph.D., of U of I’s Department of Politics and Philosophy, will talk about gentrification in urban neighborhoods and the effects this process has on urban elections from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at McClure 209. Read more

U of I Faculty Awarded Seed Grant Funding for 19 Projects

Posted 5/15/2018 6:00:00 PM

Nineteen faculty members at the University of Idaho were awarded funding for FY2019 through the university’s Seed Grant program. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development, the Seed Grant program helps early career faculty establish a scholarly program. Read more

Department of Politics and Philosophy Hosts Discussion on 2016 Election April 26

Posted 4/18/2018 6:23:00 PM

The Department of Politics and Philosophy hosts a panel discussion, "Big Data, Big Effects? Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the 2016 Presidential Election," at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in ED 141. The discussion will be moderated by U of I faculty member Brian Ellison. Other panelists include faculty members Florian Justwan, Aman McLeod, Katie Blevins, Michael Overton and Aleta Quinn. Read more

Join ORED for Another Round of SAS Talks May 2

Posted 4/9/2018 8:14:00 PM

Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join the Office of Research and Economic Development for the second engagement of SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the IRIC step Auditorium, as well as via livestream statewide. The event will be streamed to U of I Boise Room 162, Coeur d'Alene Room 240B and Idaho Falls, TAB 350. Food, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available on the Moscow campus. Read more

Student Group Hosts Idaho Governor Candidate Paulette Jordan March 5

Posted 3/1/2018 10:25:00 PM

Paulette Jordan, candidate for governor of Idaho and former state representative, will speak at the University of Idaho at 6 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the International Ballroom in the Pitman Center. This event is being hosted by our student chapter of the City Manager Association, which is affiliated with the Department of Politics and Philosophy's MPA program in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. Read more

A Passion for Advocacy

Political science student Nicole Skinner ran for ASUI president to advocate for students.

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Local Opportunities to Grow

MPA student finds passion through internships.

Read about Shakie

From Fires to Medicine, Thanks to Philosophy

Bradley Bruce found a path to his passion through a philosophy degree.

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Serving The Public

Michael Overton is a public administration scholar on a mission.

Learn About Michael's Journey


Department of Politics and Philosophy

Physical Address:
205 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Department of Politics and Philosophy
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3165
Moscow, ID 83844-3165

Phone: 208-885-6328

Fax: 208-885-5102