Political Science at Union University
The Department seeks to develop leaders who will improve their communities, nations, and the world. Whether you desire to make an impact domestically or globally in government/politics, business, education, the law, or non-profit work, political science at Union University can help you achieve your goals. read more
The End of the World As We Know It: Political, Cultural and Legal Changes Over the Past 50 Years
Apr 23, 6:00pm: Harvey Hall
Dr. Evans will discuss how the politics and law has changed to produce the challenge to traditional marriage today in the "One Flesh: Sex, Marriage, and Society" Town and Gown.: more event info
A Decent Proposal: Marriage, Pluralism and the Whole Counsel of God
Apr 23, 7:30pm: Harvey Hall
Dr. Watson will discuss what responsible/healthy citizenship looks like in light of the the challenge to traditional marriage in the "One Flesh: Sex, Marriage, and Society" Town and Gown.: more event info
Pi Sigma Alpha Induction
Apr 24, 2:00pm: TBA
Students will be inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society.
Apr 27, 6:00pm: Evans Home
The Department will hold its annual Evanspalooza party where we will honor our seniors and give out departmental awards.
Inside the Polis: The Abolition of Marriage in Madison County
Apr 30, 7:30pm
Political Science major Bree McCuin will discuss what her experience working at the Madison County Juvenile Court has taught her about disintegrating family structure impacts marriages, children, and society in the "One Flesh: Sex, Marriage, and Society" Town and Gown.: more event info
Mar 13, 2015 - The year was 1994 and a seemingly impossible victory was taking shape. Republicans were poised to win both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives where they had been locked out of control for decades. While Congress and the Contract with America (publicized viaread more
Feb 21, 2015 - With over 20 Republicans expressing an interest in the White House and no clear frontrunner, who has the best chance to win the presidential nomination in 2016?
Currently, candidates are running ...read more
Finney Calls for New Leadership at Mayoral Forum
Mar 17, 2015 - This afternoon, former State Senator Lowe Finney spoke at the second Jackson Mayoral Forum at Union University. These forums are designed to inform the Union community of the major issues facing the city and the plans that the major candidates have to solve the problems facing Jackson. Finney began by talking about his bac...read more
Gist Speaks at Mayoral Forum
Mar 12, 2015 - This afternoon, Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist spoke to a room full of college students about his past two terms as mayor and his vision for the future as part of a joint effort by the Departments of Political Science and Sociology to better inform our students and to encourage them to participate in their local community. Mayor Gist argued that Jackson is a city on the rise. When he first took office, he was left with a $2 million shortf...read more