Rhodes junior Joey Bartholomew was in Philadelphia working for the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC), participating in the political process first-hand.
Prof. Michael Nelson published a new essay on how all four presidents from Jimmy Carter to Bill Clinton either faced a challenge or launched an initiative relating to the expansion of opportunity in the service of greater social and economic mobility.
At the 2016 American Political Science Association’s annual meeting, Rhodes political science alums Michael Lamb, Elizabeth Markovits, and Carrie Archie Russell were honored for their work in undergraduate teaching.
This summer a group of Rhodes students, parents, recent graduates, and a member from the Memphis Jewish community went on the first Rhodes-led Holocaust Travel Seminar.
Driving Detroit tries to uncover WHY Detroit is the way it is. It argues that Greater Detroit can be understood as a dual dialectic, one between capital and labor, the other between blacks and whites, manifested on a featureless plain dominated by an oligopolistic industry producing a durable consumer good. The lecture sets the context for these dialectics by describing the region’s geo-political environment and evolving economic and population patterns. It then traces the historical struggles between employers and unions, blacks and whites.
Rhodes Professor Michael Nelson recently published an article about music producer and businessman Sam Phillips on the Claremont Review of Books website.
Dr. Michael Nelson of the Rhodes Department of Political Science has written 42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton. (Miller Center of Public Affairs Books).
We asked professors, recent grads, and rising seniors what advice they would give a first-year for navigating those sometimes deep waters. Here’s what they told us.
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The political science department is pleased to present to you the 2015-2016 Political Science newsletter. This newsletter highlights just some of the many talents and accomplishments our students have achieved this past year. Our goal is to continue to build a stronger Rhodes community by connecting - and engaging - prospective and current students as well as alumni to each other. This newsletter is one piece of this broader goal.