Our faculty publishes leading-edge research in a wide variety of fields. We prepare students to understand domestic and international affairs. Our areas of focus include national security and foreign policy, legal studies, environmental affairs, world politics and policy, global development, and international business.
Department of Political Science
Following a highly competitive contest, Daniella Zelaya was recently named one of only 30 students nationwide to receive the 2016 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship.
Nneoma Nwankwo of Lagos, Nigeria, who will graduate in May with a degree in political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is Virginia Tech Undergraduate Student of the Year.
International Studies alumna Kelly Tallman Clements, a member of the Class of 1988, is profiled in the Virginia Tech Magazine's recently released Winter 2016 issue.
Congratulations to Dr. Adis Maksić, a 2009 graduate of the Political Science On-Line MA Program (OLMA)
Welcome back to campus Professor Deborah Milly, who spent Fall Semester 2015 in Tokyo, Japan conducting research.
College Event Calendar
- Oct 25 - Oct 25 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Costume Design and Theatrical Renderings: Highlights of the 1962-2010 Powell-Parker Collection
- Oct 25 - Oct 25 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM VT Camino Study Abroad
- Oct 25 - Oct 25 2:00 PM - 11:59 PM Recital Salon, Squires Masterclass: Brad Tatum, horn
- Oct 25 - Oct 25 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Deets Spanish Conversation Hour
- Oct 25 - Oct 25 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM Squires, Black Cultural Center Oktoberfest