Professor Maria Chavez selected for 2021-23 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau

The Department of Political Science is pleased to announce that Professor Maria Chavez has been selected as a Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau Presenter for the 2021-23 season. https://www.humanities.org/program/speakers-bureau/ In communities throughout Washington State, Speakers Bureau presenters give free public presentations on a wide variety of…

Cece Chan: First-Year Student, Long-Term Goals

TACOMA, WASH. (Feb. 28, 2020 ) — Cece Chan’s activism awakening came in high school. As a third-generation Asian young woman, she realized Seattle Public Schools’ majority-white institution and Eurocentric curriculum had damaged her own cultural understanding due to lack of representation within textbooks or…

J-Term 2020/Political Science & Psychology – Study Away in Prague

J-Term 2020: Travel with us to Prague via our blog . PLU offers a variety of study away program options to make this important component of a PLU education accessible to as many students as possible. Narrow your search by exploring your options by academic…

Congrats Riley

PLU political science graduate, Riley Dolan, receives prestigious Fulbright Award. Riley Dolan’s research and perseverance has paid off awarding him the Fulbright Award. This award will allow him to continue his research in Guatemala. More

Governor and presidential candidate Jay Inslee vists PLU

TACOMA, Wash. – Political Science major, Riley Dolan, moderates discussion with Jay Inslee Political Science major, Riley Dolan, did a great job moderating a recent discussion/town hall with Governor and presidential candidate  Governor Jay Inslee  at  Pacific Lutheran University . What an excellent opportunity. PLU…

Legislative Days

OLYMPIA, Wash. – WA State Legislative Internship Faculty Coordinator Day PLU Political Science students (and their Prof. Maria Chávez-Pringle) attended Washington State Legislative Faculty Coordinator Day at the legislative building in March. Among some of the activities, “ Stepping into Roles “, where interns discussed…