Political science majors to present, defend senior research
Photo: Political science majors from the Class of 2017 with faculty members Dr. Symeon Giannakos, Dr. Luigi Bradizza and Dr. Clark Merrill.
The Department of Political Science and International Relations will hold its 49th annual presentation and defense of senior research Saturday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 24 in the O’Hare Academic Center, Room 260.
Nine senior political science majors are scheduled to present and defend their research. Members of the Salve Regina community are invited to attend and may stay for any length of time. The schedule is:
Saturday, Feb. 17
- 9 a.m. – Jake Lang: “Prohibiting Hate Speech: A Critique of Jeremy Waldron’s Hate Speech Legislation Proposal”
- 9:45 a.m. – Caroline Kay Bender: “National Popular Vote Interstate Compact: Improperly Weakening Federalism”
- 10:30 a.m. – Madeleine E. Eustis: “British Delusions of the Interwar Period: Why Britain Refused to Rearm”
- 11:15 a.m. – Ryan Ciocco: “Estonia’s Division – Russia’s Opportunities: The Roots of Post-Soviet Political Warfare”
- Noon – Heidi Silverio: “Ain’t I A Woman”
Saturday, Feb. 24
- 9 a.m. – Taylor J. Vaccaro: “Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Space Race: Why Kennedy Prevailed as the Superior Space Visionary”
- 9:45 a.m. – Brooke K. Sullivan: “Presidential Image Making: How John F. Kennedy Created and Manipulated His Image”
- 10:30 a.m. – Julianna Goodman: “The Administrative State: A Critique of Unconstitutional Violations of Due Process in Administrative Adjudication”
- 11:15 a.m. – Mackenzie Mandile: “Securing Democracy: Why Voting Systems Have Received Critical Infrastructure Protections and Why It Does Not Mark the Death of Federalism”