Political Science Student Achievements

April 25, 2013

Political Science department sophomore, Matthew Lillard, has received a full scholarship from the U.S. Army. Congratulations to our students!

Celebrating our Seniors!!

March 11, 2013

The 2013 class of Political Science seniors has big plans for the future. Here is what some of our seniors will be┬ádoing after graduation: Maura Shirley has been accepted to the competitive Teach for America program. She will be working… Continue reading

Former Death Row Inmate Gives Speech at Georgetown

December 12, 2012

Dr. Stephen Mergner, Chair of the Department of Political Science, worked with the American Civil Liberties Union and the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty to bring Randy Steidl, an exonerated death row inmate, to speak at Georgetown College…. Continue reading

Model United Nations Conference

November 21, 2012

On Nov. 17-20, students from Georgetown’s Model United Nations class attended the annual American Model United Nations conference in Chicago. Students participated in a 4 day simulation of the United Nations and practiced diplomacy on committees that researched topics such… Continue reading

Political Science Professors Participate in Mock Presidential Debate

November 13, 2012

Dr. Melissa Scheier and Dr. Stephen Mergner of the Political Science Department participated in a mock presidential debate on October 23, 2012. The debate, held at Georgetown College, was sponsored by GAC and SGA. An article and photo from The… Continue reading

Students Learn About Graduate School & Law School

October 2, 2012

On September 27, Georgetown students learned about the ins and outs of graduate school and law school from current grad students and law students. The Political Science Department co-hosted this student panel with the Graves Center for Calling and Career…. Continue reading

Graduate Student & Law Student Panel- 9/27/12

September 24, 2012

Do you want to know what graduate school and law school are really like? Come hear from current graduate and law students about the ins and outs of graduate school and law school! The Political Science Department and the Graves… Continue reading

Georgetown Outing

August 30, 2012

At right, Dr. Stephen Mergner is pictured with Georgetown College Political Science alums Katherine Caudill and Brittany Gunther. Caudill and Gunther are currently attending law school at Northern Kentucky University.

Political Science Student Experiences the White House

Walter Cosby, a student in the Political Science Department, participated in a summer White House internship program. At right, Cosby is pictured with First Lady Michelle Obama.

Departmental Honors

June 28, 2012

The Political Science Department congratulates its graduating seniors! In addition,┬áseveral Political Science students were honored for their oustanding work in Political Science. The following students were recognized by the department: 2013 Outstanding Graduate in All Areas of Political Science: Meredith… Continue reading


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