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UCA to Host Arkansas Political Science Association Annual Meeting
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UCA to Host Arkansas Political Science Association Annual Meeting

CONWAY -- The UCA Political Science Department is sponsoring the annual meeting of the Arkansas Political Science Association on Feb. 24 -25.

The event begins at noon on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center.  The meeting will draw approximately 100 political scientists and students from Arkansas and surrounding states.

Participants will discuss a variety of topics including the 2012 presidential and congressional elections, the Arkansas court system and judicial decision-making, the causes of the Middle Eastern Revolutions, education policy and civic education.

Charles Bullock, a political scientist from the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia will be the keynote speaker on Friday, Feb. 24. Dr. Bullock is a highly respected and well-known political science professor and author on Southern politics. Faulkner County Judge, Preston Scroggin will speak to conference participants on Saturday, Feb. 25.

Undergraduate and graduate students will also present their research in American politics and public policy, international relations, comparative politics and political theory. The Arkansas Political Science Association (ArkPSA) is a professional association of university and secondary political science educators, graduate and undergraduate students, practitioners and others interested in the scientific study of government and political behavior.

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