When Nolan Dunbar (2010) graduated with a BA in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations and a minor in History, he never expected to become a successful film writer. I had the opportunity to sit down with Nolan to talk about his career path and how Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social
Assistant Professor Hannah Ridge (Political Science) recently published her first book, Defining Democracy: Democratic Commitment in the Arab World. The book focuses on how Arabic-speakers in the Middle East use the word dimuqratiyya. The English translation – democracy – fails to capture the nuance of how the word is employed, according to Dr. Ridge. “When
Wilkinson College associate professor of political science Crystal Murphy has been named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar for 2023-24. She will spend 10 months at Makerere University in Uganda completing a documentary that tracks the decades long movement for democracy in Sudan. The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship program of international educational and cultural exchange,
This edition of From Our Eyes features Cintya Felix, a rising sophomore pursuing majors in Political Science and Spanish, who is working full-time this summer as a research assistant at the Socio-Ecological Adaptation & Climate Resilience (SEACR) Lab with Dr. Richelle Tanner (Environmental Science and Policy) on a project funded by the California Sea Grant’s
Wilkinson College alumna Tanya Leon (’19 & ’22) recently started a new position as the program coordinator for the Orange County Justice Fund (OCJF), an organization dedicated to providing transformative and effective legal representation to traditionally under-served populations in Orange County. Leon manages the bond fund program, coordinating distribution, posting of, and follow ups with
After graduating from Chapman with degrees in Television Writing & Production and Political Science, Mitchell Rosenberg ’19 moved to Sacramento, to work as an Assistant Legislative Deputy in Governor Gavin Newsom’s office. But, thanks to a referral from a fellow Chapman alumnus, he’s making the leap from state government to federal, in his new position
Dr. Lori Cox Han’s (Political Science) latest publication is a two-volume encyclopedia on the history and implications of political violence in the U.S. Written in collaboration with her husband Tomislav Han, an independent scholar and author of The Transformation of Aristotelian Political Epistemology in Eighteenth-Century American Constitutional Discourse, the 657-page manuscript covers 300 years in
Dr. Andrea Molle, assistant professor in the Departments of Political Science in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, recently published his book, Krav Maga and the Making of Modern Israel: For Zion’s Sake. The book studies the relationship between the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga and the development of Israel’s national identity.
Between 2009 and 2020, 1,363 people in the United States were killed and 947 more were wounded in 240 mass shootings, an average of 20 shootings each year. The number of terrorist attacks on the United States between 1995 and 2019 totals 856, killing 3,492 Americans. Despite these trends, most Americans just don’t know what
As the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day approaches, California policy makers will gather at Chapman’s sixth Annual Public Policy Conference, Fighting Climate Change, hosted by Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 to examine the details of climate change policy and raise broad questions and solutions to the issue.