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 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

Student Award Winners for 2014-2015

The Department of Political Science offers a number of awards each year in recognition of outstanding student performance in the areas of academic achievement and leadership. The Departmental Faculty nominates students meeting the criteria for these awards, each of which is described in detail below. Nominated students will be notified early in the spring semester … Read more Student Award Winners for 2014-2015

Seventh Annual Baron Lecture Series Scheduled for 4/1

On Wednesday, April 1st, join us for the Seventh Annual Jacob Abraham and Mildred Amelia Baron Lecture Series, featuring Latifa Lyles, Director of the Women’s Bureau of the Department of Labor.  Ms. Lyles will present “Working for Women’s Economic Equality at the Women’s Bureau of the United States Department of Labor.” The event begins at … Read more Seventh Annual Baron Lecture Series Scheduled for 4/1

New Policy for courses online and at other Rutgers Campuses

All courses counting towards the Political Science major or minor must be in-classroom or hybrid courses offered through the Camden Political Science Department unless the student has received prior approval from the department chair for an online course or one at another Rutgers Campus. 

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 Board of Governors Recognizes Dr. Alan Tarr