Pi Sigma Alpha National Conference

Four CSB/SJU Political Science students were accepted to present at the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Conference in Washington D.C, February 16-18, 2018.

Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, is the only honor society for college and university students of political science in the United States. Its purpose is to recognize and promote high academic achievement in the field of political science. This conference is designed to reward academic achievements of undergraduate researches in their senior research projects.

CSB/SJU presentations included:

Grant Anderla - Shifting Bilateralism: Understanding Change in US-Japan Alliance Relations

Zachary Eichten - Poison Pills: How Subtle Differences in Processes, Public Opinion, and Leadership Doomed the American Health Care Act and Passed the Affordable Care Act

Daniel Gillis - The Voting Behavior of Labor Union Members in the 2016 Election

Meghan Mullon - Nevertheless, She Legislated: A Study of Women Representing Women in Congress

Grant, Zachary, Daniel, and Meghan were awarded presentation grants through CSB/SJU's Undergraduate Research Grant Program to support their travel. Our program commends faculty advisor Claire Haeg, of the Political Science department, for her mentorship of these four undergraduate scholars.

Congratulations to Grant, Zachary, Daniel, and Meghan on your research!