Department of Political Science and Public Affairs

Cooper, Knotts to talk about book at City Lights Bookstore

Chris Cooper, professor and head of Western Carolina University’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs, will join former WCU political science professor Gibbs Knotts in presenting a book the two co-authored at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at City Lights Bookstore in Sylva

WCU political debate series to conclude Oct. 27

The Western Carolina University Political Debate Series will conclude Thursday, Oct. 27, with the third and final event of the 2016 election season, a session featuring candidates in the N.C. Senate District 50 race.
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Panelists to discuss ‘Constitution in Everyday Life’

In honor of Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 17, the Public Policy Institute, Department of Political Science and Public Affairs, and the Pre-Law Club will host an educational panel at 7 p.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center Multipurpose Room titled “The Constitution in Everyday Life.”
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Global Spotlight Series will focus on Middle East

The Global Spotlight Series sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs wraps up this semester with a Monday, April 13, panel featuring four presentations themed “Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Rapprochement and Middle East Peace.”