Tag Archives: political science

TROY students attend conference call with Madeleine Albright

October 16, 2018
By Greg Phillips

A group of Troy University students recently listened to and conversed with a groundbreaking U.S. diplomat.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who served under President Bill Clinton, spoke to a select nationwide audience on a conference call last month sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations.

About 10 students, many from Dr. Michael Slobodchikoff’s…

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Understanding Russian Election Meddling

December 7, 2017
By Matt Clower

It’s not unusual for nations to try and influence foreign elections.

However, TROY Political Science Professor Dr. Michael Slobodchikoff says the Russian efforts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election are noteworthy for both for their scope and how successful they were at sowing discord and disinformation via social media.

“What makes the Russian case so…

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Ten historical facts about presidential inaugurations

January 19, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Friday marks the official inauguration ceremony for the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. The inauguration process has a colorful history as long as the nation itself.

Dr. Scout Blum, a professor in Troy University’s Department of History and Philosophy, recently compiled 10 facts you may not know about presidential inaugurations, from landmark…

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