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THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

★ CLASS OF 2020 ★

 

A Message from the Chair of the Department

 

A Message from the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Congratulations Department of Political Science Class of 2020 and to the parents, partners, siblings, and friends who supported them. Thank you for joining us to honor our students and be a part of this special celebration. 

The past couple of months have brought new challenges unlike many of us have ever known. I applaud each of you, our amazing Seawolves in your Stony Brook red. Our courageous and dedicated students who did not lose sight of the finish line, eager to complete this phase of your education and achieve your dreams. Our next wave of leaders.

Today, toss your virtual caps in the air. You’ve earned it. You made it!  And it will be an experience you will never forget. 

Cheers, 

Dean Sampson 


BA RECIPIENTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Undergraduates spent countless hours studying and completed a minimum of 42 credits to complete their degrees. Majors focused on one of four programs of study: Comparative Politics and International Relations;  American Government, Law, and Public Policy;  Political Behavior and Political Psychology; or  Political Theory/Philosophy.

 

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MA RECIPIENTS IN PUBLIC POLICY AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

Graduates of the MA in Public Policy  program have gained the skills and experiences to achieve success working in government or in organizations affected by government – local, state, national and international.

Graduates of the MA in Poltical Science program  were introduced to theories that help to make sense of public attitudes and behavior, familiarize them with core research on the dynamics of attitudes and opinions, and provide them with first-hand experience on major research methods.

 

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PHD RECIPIENTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Ph.D. graduates in Political Science had the opportunity to specialize in three areas: Political Psychology/Behavior; Political Economy and Public Policy; or American Politics. Their time in the program emphasized professional training of research-oriented practicioners and the production of professional-quality articles and conference papers in perparation for the rigors of a future career in academia.

 

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SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARD RECIPIENTS

Our department is proud to present scholarships and awards to students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement and accomplishments during the 2019-2020 year. We also recognize the latest inductees into Phi Sigma Lambda, the national political science honors society.

 

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GRADUATES SAY FAREWELL

After spending years building connections, learning, and getting to call Stony Brook home, we asked graduating students what some of their fondest memories were.

 

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VIRTUAL CONVOCATION RECEPTION

Please join us virtually on Thursday, May 21 from 4-6pm to spend time with our faculty and give us a chance to wish you well on the next step of your journeys.

 

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MAIN UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT

Stony Brook University will be hosting its main commencement ceremony on Friday, May 22nd at 12pm.

 

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