Fifth Annual SUNY Oneonta Undergraduate
Political Science Conference

March 15, 2013
Conference Begins at 9:30 am
Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta

" create an environment in which highly motivated Political Science students from many institutions can network and share their questions, information and insights about various aspects of political science. We wish to challenge our peers to do independent research on political topics of general interest and then present their findings to one another. The conference will provide an opportunity for some of the best and brightest undergraduates to interact socially in an intellectually stimulating venue."


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Political Science, Social Science and Philosophy Professors: Please inform and encourage your students who are now working on promising research papers and those who have already completed papers to apply for the conference. It will be an enjoyable and rewarding experience for those who attend! There are also monetary awards for exceptional papers and presentations. We request that Chairs and faculty announce and perhaps reproduce our call for student papers with information about the March conference. Thank you in advance for your assistance!  


Keynote Speaker


Incorporating Immigrants into American Civic and Political Life
Begins at 1:30pm

Kristi Andersen
Professor, Political Science
The Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Citizenship and Democracy 



Congratulations to the 2011 Conference Award Recipients!

Paul Conway Best in Conference Award: Katherine Slye, Elmira College
"Watergate: Is it Really as Simple as a Character Type?"

Best Visiting Presenter Award: Rukyata Tijani, University at Albany
"Chamber of Commerce vs. Arizona"

Best Oneonta Presenter Award: Kyle J. Hill, SUNY Oneonta
"Public Health and National Security"

Outstanding Paper Award: Ayla Engelhart, SUNY Oneonta
"Military Intervention and the Role of Women in Iraq and Afghanistan"

Best Panelist Award: Juliette Price, SUNY Oneonta
"The Paradox of International Human Rights: Are Universal Human Rights Inherenty Oppressive?"

*A special thanks to Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society for making these awards possible


Vanessa Griffith (Student Chair)

Bill Wilkerson (Faculty Advisor)
(607) 436-3727

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