Our Students present at academic conferences across the country! Check out our student news page to see stories on student conference experiences, and check out our Opportunities page to find conferences that have open applications!

Recent Presentations at Political Science Conferences

  • Sarah Pietrowski will present research she conducted for Dr. Singh’s recent “Politics of the Middle East and North Africa” course at the 2020 annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association. Her paper was accepted earlier this year for presentation at the conference of the Virginia Social Sciences Association.
  • Lauren Perez and Sally Burkley were selected to present at The March 2020 Virginia Association of Communication Arts and Sciences conference at George Mason University.
  • Six UMW Political Science and International Affairs major students (Jeremy Engel, Zachary Handlin, Rebecca Jacobi, Kyle Lehmann, Tom Lengel, and Lauren Perez) presented their research at the Feb. 15, 2020 Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference.
  • Spring 2019 – PSIA Students Present at Research and Creativity Day. Click here to read more.
  • February 2019 – Julia Gibbons presents at Pi Sigma Alpha Conference. Click here to read more.
  • February 2016 – Girard Bucello presents at Pi Sigma Alpha Conference. Click here to read more.
  • February 2015 – Three University of Mary Washington senior political science and international affairs majors will be presenting scholarly research reports at a national research conference in Washington on Feb. 14. To learn more about the students and their research, click here.
  • Kendall Carty, The Effect of Economic Outlook on the Presidential Job Approval Rating,” 2011 Midwest Political Science Association.
  • Nicholas Jacobs, “Professional Reputation: Why the First Year of the Presidency is Overrated”, Virginia Social Science Association Annual Meeting, 2010
  • Annie Morris, “Persuasion and the Bully Pulpit: Expanded Evidence on Strategies of Presidential Leadership,” 2011 Midwest Political Science Association and 2010 Virginia Social Science Association.
  • Lorraine Jablonsky, Presentation at 2009 Virginia Social Sciences Association Conference (“US-Iranian Relations During the Clinton and George W. Bush Presidencies”)