Oral presentations, performances, and demonstrations

  • Session I: 9 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

      Johns Hall 109

      Issues in American Government
      Moderator: Jim Guth

      Katie Fearington
      Modern-Day Slavery in South Carolina
      Lee Weiland
      Millennial Vote and What it Means to Engage the Youth in Politics and Political Campaigns
      Margaret Locke
      Congressional Consequences of the Tea Party Movement
  • Session II: 10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

      Johns Hall 109

      Issues in Comparative Politics and Political Theory
      Moderator: Jim Guth

      Michael Scholtens
      Salafi Islamists and the Inclusion-Moderation Hypothesis
      Andrew Mueller
      German Public Opinion toward Immigrants: Disunity in the European Union?
      Caroline McNally
      The Political Implications of the Resource Curse
      Charles Brown
      Modern Liberalism in Practice: The true meaning of modern liberty and what thatmeans for representative government
  • Session III: 1 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

      Johns Hall 109

      Research in American Politics
      Moderator: David Fleming

      Joe Fretwell
      Is the American Dream an American myth?
      Hayden Couvillion
      A comparative analysis of political ideology across cities in the American South and North
      Carsyn Ciuba
      Who's voting to legalize marijuana?
      Will White
      Airline hubs and their relationship to economic prosperity
      Hannah MacKey
      The relationship between religiosity and support for women's rights
      Sarah Dunn
      Social Media and Politics
  • Session IV: 2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

      Johns Hall 109

      Research in International Relations & American Politics
      Moderator: David Fleming

      Elizabeth Bundy
      The effect of censorship on views of the media
      Richlee Gordon
      A comparison of global views on environmental policy
      Catherine Hinshaw
      Compatibility of Islam and democracy: What do people think?
      Kayla A. Hirsch
      Political participation as influenced by political systems
      Nathan Thompson
      Same-sex marriage and religious attendance: a relationship
      Eva Estrada
      The relationship between gun restriction policies and gun violence

Posters and exhibits

  • Session I: 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
      (PSC-1) Angela Acampora
      Internship: W&W in Washington
      (PSC-2) Kelly Dickson
      Internship: Human Trafficking--Bringing Atlanta Out of Darkness
      (PSC-3) Sara Kerrigan
      Internship: Congressman Jim Clyburn
      (PSC-4) Joseph Kennedy
      Internship: Canadian Parliament
  • Session II: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
      (PSC-5) Brian Boda
      Internship: Office of the United States Trade Representative: Europe and Middle East Trade Policy
      (PSC-6) Lauren Cooley
      Internship: The Church Is Run By Sinners: Public Administration of a Religious Non-profit
      (PSC-7) Stuart Nichols
      Internship: South Carolina Democratic Party
      (PSC-8) John Doerfler
      The European Union: Theory and Practice
  • Session III: 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
      (PSC-9) David Dunn
      Internship: U.S. Congressman Phil Roe, Washington DC
      (PSC-10) Lee Bolton
      Internship: Language Politics in Canada
      (PSC-11) Walker Strong
      Internship: Lynch, Traub, Keefe and Errante
      (PSC-12) Hayly Humphreys
      Let's talk about religion
      (PSC-13) Katie Fearington
      Internship: Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
  • Session IV: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
      (PSC-14) Allie Flett
      Internship: Office of Sustainability for the City of Knoxville
      (PSC-15) Emily Judd
      Internship : Fox News - Analyzing Political News
      (PSC-16) Shane Farmer
      Internship: GOProud - Representing Gay Conservatives and their Allies
















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