A Passion for Politics and Public Policy

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“The past year in politics has given us many things to talk about,” says Dr. Paul Brink (political science). “At Gordon, it has allowed for great conversation among faculty and students about very basic questions concerning what politics is for.”

College Democrats and Republicans Chapters Hold First-Ever Debate

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Gordon College participated in an open, across-the-aisle dialogue last week as the College Democrats and College Republicans held their first annual spring policy debate. Topics on the table: gun control and voter ID regulations.

Faculty DACA Panel Provides Immigration Information and Insight

An eager audience tuned in to hear Professor of Political Science and International Affairs Dr. Ruth-Melkonian-Hoover, Professor of Biblical Studies Dr. Daniel Darko, Professor of Philosophy Dr. Mark Gedney and moderator Dean of Student Engagement Dr. Nicholas Rowe… Read More

Making Sense of the Middle East Conflict

Dr. Heather Keaney, associate professor of history and director of the Istanbul Semester at Westmont College, recently visited Gordon to shed light on the turbulence in the Middle East by sharing Sunni scholars’ response. In a lecture hosted… Read More

Thomas Lake ’01 Releases Book on 2016 Election for CNN

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On November 10, Lake, a CNN Politics enterprise writer, put the finishing touches on the book that he’d spent over a year writing, including months on the road for rallies, caucuses and debates on the campaign trail as he followed the 2016 presidential race.