Larry Baas, professor of political science, coauthored an article in the Journal of Human Subjectivity titled "Defining Obama: The Political Subjectivity of Presidential Identity and Authenticity in the Public Mind."
Professor Gregg Johnson attended the 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Political Science Association held in Seattle, WA, September 1-4. He presented a paper, co-authored with Mónica Pachón of the University of the Andes (Bogota, Colombia), titled, "Where's the Party? Parties, Coalitions, and Policymaking in a Fragmented, Decentralized Legislature." He also served as a discussant on the panel "Electoral Politics in Latin America. The conference is the largest gathering of scholars, publishers, and policy makers in the field.
Professor Amy Atchison attended the 2011 Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Political Science Association held in Seattle, WA, September 1-4. She organized a full-day preconference workshop titled Teaching Gender & Politics: Views from the Field She also presented a paper titled "Everything but the Kitchen Sink: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Teaching the Politics of Gender & Population Aging."