› Academics » Political Science » Alumni » Hall of Fame Home Program Overview Major Requirements Course Descriptions Mock Trial Program Tocqueville Program Global Experience Prospective Students Scholarships Career Opportunities Research & Internship Opportunities Meet Our Faculty Events Walters Lecture Series Facilities Current Students Alumni Hall of Fame Contact Political Science Plan a Visit › Apply Now › Give to Furman › Main Content Column 1Former Furman professors Ernest Harrill Ernest Harrill taught Political Science at Furman from 1949 to 1983, and served as the University's first Dean of Students. Read more. Ernest J. Walters, Jr. Ernest J. Walters, Jr. joined the political science department at Furman in 1962 after completing graduate work at the University of Chicago. Read more. Saundra Ardrey Dr. Saundra Curry Ardrey is chair of the Political Science Department and Director of the African American Studies at Western Kentucky University. Read more. Furman graduates James L. Hamrick James L. Hamrick, a 1950 graduate earned a master's degree in international relations from Duke in 1952. Read more. S. Sidney Ulmer S. Sidney Ulmer, a 1952 Furman graduate earned his Doctor of Philosophy from Duke University in 1956. Read more. Richard Riley Richard W. Riley is the former U. S. Secretary of Education and former Governor of South Carolina. Read more. W. Randy Eaddy A native of Johnsonville, South Carolina, Eaddy is a senior partner in the Corporate Department of Kilpatrick Stockton LLP and has been listed for several years in Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Law. Read more. Jeanne Howard Jeanne Howard comes from a long line of women who attended Furman and its predecessor colleges. Read more. Friends of Furman Noel Gould Noel Gould was born in Honolulu to an Australian mother who inspired him to become an accomplished professional in both global commerce and civics. Read more.