Get involved

Make the most of your time in the Department of Politics and International Affairs by getting involved in one of the many clubs or organizations committed to issues in politics and international affaris. 

Model United Nations (MUN)

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In this award-winning student organization, participants learn about the workings and theory of the United Nations with simulated sessions at intercollegiate conferences. Students represent different members of the world community, getting to know and understand their specific issues and governments while they develop solutions to global issues.

Visit our website.

For more information, contact Dr. Gretchen Gee.

Graduate Association of Political Science (GAPS)

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We seek to further the interests of all graduate students in the Department of Politics and International Affairs by:

  • Providing professional opportunities
  • Facilitating relations between graduate students and faculty
  • Furnishing information, advocacy and community

All political science students are members according to our charter.

Why should you get involved?

The GAPS will give you the opportunity to:

  • Build your CV/resume by sitting on a faculty committee or faculty search committee
  • Enhance your learning experience by attending professional meetings, development seminars, and publishing academic papers
  • Increase your scholarly contacts
  • Enhance the graduate student community with your unique experience and ideas

What has GAPS done?

The GAPS has:

  • Hosted Intellectual Intersections conference
  • Sponsored speakers such as Amy Goodman, Ralph Nader, and Toni Morrison
  • Proposed and facilitated changes to graduate program requirements
  • Organized yearly spring semester speakers

How can you get involved?

Contact the current president, Marcus Cleveland.