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Scholarship Week in the Department of Government

EKU Scholarship Week 2016 Kalkan Cizmar Howell Swiney Assembly

This week is Scholarship Week at EKU, and the Department of Government has been well represented in the celebration of student research and accomplishment.  On April 15, two Department of Government Students were recognized for their research in the Library Research Awards as part of the Scholars' Assembly.  Receiving second place, Paralegal student Rachel Gaines was recognized for her study on international differences between the US and UK regarding capital punishment.  Her paper was mentored by Professor Meena Mohanty.  Receiving third place, Political Science student Madison Swiney was recognized for her research on the voting behavior and political psychology of prisoners.  Her paper was mentored by Dr. Ozan Kalkan.

Rachel and Madison also had posters in the undergraduate Presentation Showcase.  Madison was joined by another Department of Government student, Mikalah Schmidt, on their project regarding public opinion in the American South and its correlates with the slavery and the Civil War.

Additionally, Caitlyn Sessions, class of 2015, was recognized as one of the Honor's Graduates for 2014-2015.

Congratulations to all our students who participated in the festivities and produced such wonderful work.

For more pictures from the events, please check out our facebook page: EKU Department of Government.

Published on April 15, 2016

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