Shauna Shames interviews with The Chronicle of Higher Education and New York Times.

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Why Millennials Don’t Want to Run for Office America needs young, energetic, well-intentioned, and well-prepared elected officials. But a new book suggests that the kind of candidates we want are wary of running. Shauna L. Shames, a 37-year-old assistant professor of political science at Rutgers University at Camden, earned her doctorate in 2014 at Harvard … Read more of Shauna Shames interviews with The Chronicle of Higher Education and New York Times.

Research Spotlight: Dr. Shaheen Ayubi Investigates Violence against Women

Dr. Ayubi

This past summer, Dr. Shaheen Ayubi, lecturer for the Department of Political Science and a 2008 recipient of theSybil Cohen Award for Excellence in Teaching, presented the paper Violence and Women’s Human Rights Violations: The Case of Honor Killings, Wartime Sexual Violence against Women and Sex Trafficking in parts of Asia, Africa, and the Middle … Read more of Research Spotlight: Dr. Shaheen Ayubi Investigates Violence against Women

Dr. Dittmar is a co-principal investigator of project “Women Representing in an Era of Party Polarization”

Kelly Dittmar, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–Camden, and scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers–New Brunswick, is a co-principal investigator of an award totaling $400,000 with Drs. Susan J. Carroll (Professor of Political Science, Rutgers – … Read more of Dr. Dittmar is a co-principal investigator of project “Women Representing in an Era of Party Polarization”

Dr. Shauna Shames’ Article in The Washington Post

“Young people want to effect change, but are highly suspicious of politics.”–Shauna Shames, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University–CamdenSource: Millennials don’t want to run for office – The Washington Post

Board of Governors Recognizes Dr. Alan Tarr

Dr. Alan Tarr

Dr. Alan Tarr, Professor II of Political Science, was named a Board of Governors Professor of Political Science at the Board of Governors meeting on Feb. 4, 2014.Dr. Tarr is a leading expert on American constitutional law, state constitutions, and comparative constitutionalism.  Along with Robert Williams, Professor II of Law, Dr. Tarr co-founded Rutgers-Camden’s Center for … Read more of Board of Governors Recognizes Dr. Alan Tarr