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The political science department organizes a variety of events throughout the year, including workshops, lectures, debates, and forums. Please check back regularly to see what exciting events will be coming up next!


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Tulane University, Rogers Memorial Chapel; Sunday, September 23rd, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM


The Presidential Fellowship with the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

This year-long, non-residential fellowship program gives students the unique opportunity to craft innovative solutions to today’s most crucial political issues. Since 1970, CSPC’s Fellows have come to Washington, DC, to learn about leadership and governance, to share their outstanding research, and to explore careers in public service. More info available at


Tulane will select one person as its representative for the program for 2018-2019. Juniors and Seniors should apply for this program that involves two all-expense paid trips to Washington, DC to meet fellows from other universities and to discuss policy issues with scholars, senior government officials, and leaders from the fields of business, media, public policy, and the military.


Students will be required to (1) identify a faculty adviser at Tulane to work with, (2) commit to attend the two trips, one in October and the other in Spring 2019 (likely April), and (3) write an original research paper on some aspect of the presidency and/or Congress.


This application is due Monday, September 24, at 4:00 PM.


Political Science Career Week will be going on from October 1st through October 3rd, with the following scheduled events:


Monday, October 1st, 3:30 PM - Résumé Writing Workshop with Leslie Hollon from Career Services at the Mussafer Hall Classroom (Bring a draft of your résumé and a laptop)

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Careers in International Development with Prof. Dauphine Sloan, Dept. of Political Science at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Room 201

Tuesday, October 2nd, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM - Internship Workshop with Prof. Casey Love, Dept. of Political Science  at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Room 201

Tuesday, October 2nd, 5:30 PM - Professional Meet Up for Political Science alumni, employers, faculty and students (RSVP required: [Business Casual Attire required]

Wendesday, October 3rd, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Careers in International Affairs with Prof. Mark Gasiorowski, Dept. of Political Science at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Room 201

Wendesday, October 3rd, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Tulane University's Fall Career and Recruiting Expo at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Kendall-Cram Room [Professional Attire required]


The European Horizons think tank at Tulane University is very excited to announce that the first speaker of the 2018-2019 academic year will be the French Consul-General, Mr. Vincent Sciama, who will address the links between France and Louisiana. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Room 210 (McKeever Conference Room)  and light refreshments will be provided.


Spring 2019 registration will open with rolling deadlines from Monday, November 5th, 2018 through Friday, January 25th, 2019! New Political Science courses will also be available for Spring 2019!