Mary Kate Andrepont, a political science major in the University Honors Program, was one of only two students elected this year to be members of the National Collegiate Honors Council Board of Trustees.
A faculty member at Stanford since 2008, Segura is the Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy and professor of political science and Chicana/o studies.
Dr. Young Soo Kim published article entitled, “Domestic Contexts for Response to HIV/AIDS in France: Perception, Media Role and Civil Society,” International Politics, 53(3) (2016): 343~360
Justin Samuelson was awarded the 2016 Political Science Academic Achievement Award for a Major
Stephen Haas was awarded the 2016 Political Science Academic Achievement Award for a Major
Morgan Ballard was awarded the 2016 Political Science Academic Achievement Award for a Minor
Natasha Bingham, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was awarded the College of Social Sciences 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award
Dr. Natasha Bingham received her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in 2012. Her research interests focus on intersectionality of gender, race, and ethnicity and gender and sexuality in former Soviet republics and US politics. Her teaching interests include comparative politics, comparative social movements, central and Eastern European politics/Russian politics, women and minorities in politics, Women and Gender Studies.
Political Science Professor Sean Cain analyzed the 2016 Presidential Race on WWL-TV Channel 4 in New Orleans.
In his analysis, Cain said this has been one of the most unpredictable presidential races in history. Cain expects that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, may have a hard time unifying his party and gaining popular support during the general election because he has taken aim at critizing so many minority groups.
Greg Ferrara has been named Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs. Ferrara will continue in his role overseeing the government relations and communications and marketing departments as well as serving as NGA’s chief lobbyist. Having first joined NGA in November 2005, Greg brings a wealth of experience in the grocery industry having managed the operations for his family’s century-old supermarket in New Orleans before the store was ultimately destroyed in Hurricane Katrina. He has also worked as a corporate project manager for Associated Grocers in Baton Rouge, LA.