Professor Farnsworth Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award for Spring 2024 in Poland

Professor Farnsworth has been awarded the Spring 2024 Fulbright Distinguished Scholar in Humanities and Social Sciences at the American Studies Center of the University of Warsaw in Poland. The Fulbright Program provides opportunities for students and professors to pursue research and teaching opportunities around the world. Professor Farnsworth’s third Fulbright award takes him to the University of Warsaw where he will teach a course on presidential communication. … [Read more...]

Professor Farnsworth Co-Authors New Book

Professor Stephen Farnsworth’s eighth book, Producing News in a Time of Disinformation: Information Evaluation Strategies for Journalists and News Consumers, will be published Spring 2023. This co-authored book is designed to help journalists, journalism students, and news consumers evaluate critically news sources and news content. Using disinformation case studies from around the world, the book examines how governments, information sources, and some news organizations seek to deceive the public and undermine thoughtful public deliberation regarding the issues of the day. … [Read more...]

Professor Cooperman Edits Book on Conservative Women in Democratic Systems

Professor Cooperman has co-edited a book, Sell-Outs or Warriors for Change? A Comparative Look at Conservative Women in Politics in Democracies, forthcoming from Routledge Press in November 2022. This book addresses the central question of how right-wing women navigate the cross-pressures between gender identity and political ideology. A portion of this book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Women, Politics, & Policy. … [Read more...]

Professor Lester Authors Book on Religious Literacy

Professor Lester has authored a new book entitled Equipping Educators to Teach Religious Literacy: Lessons from a Teacher Education Program in the American South. This volume provides a detailed evaluation of a unique education program implemented in secondary schools in Georgia to enhance teachers’ religious literacy and their ability to promote this in schools and classrooms. To learn more and find out how to purchase (with a discount!), check out a flyer on Professor Lester’s book. Congrats Professor Lester!! … [Read more...]

PSIA Faculty News on EagleEye

A reminder that UMW's EagleEye news has additional information about what faculty are up to including media mentions, awards, and research. Check out the PSIA Department tag on EagleEye (and professional notes) to see more news related to our department! … [Read more...]

Professor Singh Works with Northern Virginia Conservation Trust

Dr. Singh, associate professor of political science and international affairs, has worked with NVCT to help students learn about legislative and legal strategies for conserving undeveloped land. Check out more information on UMW’s EagleEye article on Professor Singh with NVCT. … [Read more...]

PSIA Faculty Receive Prestigious Fulbright Awards

Professors Elizabeth Freund Larus and Stephen J. Farnsworth are go-to pundits in national and international media in their respective fields. Soon they’ll take their expertise and research abroad through prestigious 2019-20 U.S. Fulbright grants. Check out UMW’s article on PSIA 2019-20 faculty Fulbrights to learn more. … [Read more...]

PSIA Faculty Receive Jepson Fellowship and Waple Professorship

Professor Singh received a Jepson Fellowship and Professor Lester received a Waple professorship so they may pursue research projects. Professor Research … [Read more...]