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Department of Political Science

Political Science at Union University

The Department seeks to develop leaders who will improve their communities, nations, and the world. Whether you desire to make an impact domestically or globally in government/politics, business, education, the law, or non-profit work, political science at Union University can help you achieve your goals. read more

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Representing Constituents v Governing the State in the Case of Insure Tennessee
Sean Evans, Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science

Jan 29, 2015 - In 1774 upon his election to Parliament, Edmund Burke provided the classic description of the tension between representing one’s constituents and governing the nation. He said, a representative should “read more

Process Is as Important as Substance
Sean Evans, Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science

Nov 21, 2014 - In the Schoolhouse Rock video “I’m Just a Bill,” we all learned that the president proposes legislation, Congress can accept or reject the bills, and if Congress rejects the president’s proposals, the president can take unilateral action to implements his proposals. &...read more

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Predictions for 2015
Jan 8, 2015 - Continuing a tradition began last year, Department faculty have made predictions for what will occur in 2015 so be sure to print out the predictions and see how well the faculty do over the course of 2015. Here are their predictions: Micah Watson’s Predictions read more

How Well Did Faculty Predict 2014?
Jan 5, 2015 - Last year, the Department faculty started a tradition by making predictions for the year. So how well did the department do with their 2014 predictions? Both Drs. Baker and Evans did well with their electoral picks as both predicted the GOP wave a year before it materialized. Both picked Republicans to take the Senate with Dr. Evans correctly picking 7 of the pick-ups, an 8th with his me...read more

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