News and events
Dr. Jim Butterfield was a visiting professor at Kazakh Agrotechnical
University in Astana, Kazakhstan during May 2013 where he lectured on failed
states and changing conceptions of state sovereignty. He
conducted informal discussions on the field of political science in the US with faculty and graduate students and gave
presentations on internationalization of higher education including a keynote
presentation at a day-long conference on internationalization and
- Latasha Chaffin(ABD) has accepted a tenure-track position at the College of Charleston beginning in fall 2013.
- Todd Curry (Ph.D. 2012) has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Texas-El Paso beginning in fall 2013.
- Matt Arsenault was awarded a Presidential Management Fellowship for the 2012-13 year. He will be working with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the Large-Bank Supervision Department. He is the fourth WMU graduate student to receive this prestigious fellowship in the past seven years. He has completed all requirements for his Ph.D. in political science and will graduate in December.
- Robert Harbaugh (M.A. 2002) has accepted a full-time position in the Department of Political Science at the College of Western Idaho. all 201