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2009 Political Science News Summary

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on December 31, 2009 - 5:00pm

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon delivered the Severyns-Ravenholt Lecture on Oct. 26, 2009.

Political Science Alum, Dow Constantine, wins election for King County Executive.

Professor Christine Di Stefano was elected to the position of Vice President and Program Chair, 2009-2010, for the Western Political Science Association. She will oversee the program for the 2010 meetings in San Francisco, and will serve as President of the Association for the year following those meetings. 

Approximately 700 to 900 political scientists participate in the annual meetings of the WPSA, which feature 150 to 175 panels and other special sessions on politics.