In the three month time period of the planning and invasion stages of the Iraq war, Political Science professor Dr. Conrad Raabe was called upon to do on-air analysis for 12 regular TV news presentations and three Sunday morning in-depth news broadcasts.
Political Science student Andrea Castillo was honored by the Department of Political Science with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for a student minoring in Political Science.
Amye Green was honored by the Department of Political Science with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for a student majoring in Political Science on May 10, 2009 in the College of Social Sciences annual awards ceremony.
Katrina Workman Berger '06 was named the Deputy Special Agent in Charge for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Office of Investigations in New Orleans, a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. As the No. 2 for the New Orleans' Office of Investigations, Katrina oversees the daily operations of the 16 Resident Agent in Charge Office of Investigations offices in Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
James W. Stewart '95, a former homicide officer from the New Orleans Police Department, is working for the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) as the supervisor in the Florida Panhandle. He supervises the three FBI offices in Pensacola, Ft. Walton Beach and Panama City. James was in Washington, DC, for three years as a counterterrorism supervisor and also was stationed for five months in Pakistan and detailed to the CIA.
Angela R. Maverick '91 graduated from the Texas Tech School of Law in May of 1994. She married in October of 1995 and has two sons, Tyler (2005) and Cameron (2001). She works in a small law firm (Andrews Barth & Harrison, PC) in Dallas and practices exclusively in the area of commercial real estate.
Dr. Edward Renwick was presented the "Professor of the Year" Award at the 2009 College of Social Sciences Honors Convocation. Dr. Renwick retired from the Department of Political Science in Spring 2009.
Dr. Peter Burns was recently honored for excellence in student advising at the 2009 College of Social Sciences Honors Convocation.
The Louisiana Press Association recognized Communications senior and New Orleans Times-Picayune writer Ramon Antonio Vargas.
Nathalie Delise presented her paper, To Tip or Not To Tip: The Social Norm of Restaurant Tipping in the United States," at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse held April 16th - 18th, 2009.