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2022 Peace Science conference delegation

The Political Science department was well represented at the 2022 Peace Science conference.

UK Political Science Interns: A Gallery of Achievement

The UK College of Arts & Sciences' Political Science Department has accumulated a gallery of student achievement, featuring 15 undergrads whose internships led them to the heart of government. Here are their stories. 

2019 Vandenbosch (Political Science) Awards Banquet

The Political Science Department held its annual awards banquet on Thursday, 25 April 2019 -- with a greatly expanded set of awards thanks to the generosity of our program's alumni. Held in the President's Room of the Boone Center (i.e., the faculty club), it drew a large crowd of students…

Faculty Awards and Recognition Ceremony 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Awards and Recognition Ceremony.

Honoring Outstanding Teaching and Inclusive Excellence

The University of Kentucky recognized exceptional faculty and teaching assistants at the Outstanding Teaching Awards at the 2018 University of Kentucky Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 19, in the Lexmark Room at the Main Building. Recipients of Inclusive Excellence…

2018 Vandenbosch (Political Science) Awards Banquet

Photos from the P.S. department's 2018 Vandenbosch Awards Banquet, held on 12 April 2018.  Recognized were:

2018 Vandenbosch Outstanding Senior, given to one senior graduating no later than August of the academic year: Brianna D. Vollman

Finalists for Outstanding Senior: Sylvia…

2017 A&S Hall of Fame

A&S celebrates the 2017 Hall of Fame! For more information and to watch the ceremony visit:


"Democracy, Citizenship, and Violence in Latin America" mini-conference

The Visiting Scholars Panel from a "Democracy, Citizenship, and Violence in Latin America" mini-conference hosted by Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies at the University of Kentucky, cohosted by the Political Science Department and organized in part by Prof. Abby Cordova.  Guests…

2017 Vandenbosch Awards Banquet

Select photos from the Political Science department's 2017 Vandenbosch Awards Banquet, during which both undergraduate and graduate students are recognized for their academic achievements. Highlighting the 2017 banquet was the appearance of insurance executive Robert "Bob" Trunzo and his wife…

Comparative Politics

Photos of Political Science faculty and graduate students in Comparative Politics conducting research in the field, and sharing their research with other scholars and policy-makers.

ESL Presidential Event

The Center for English as a Second Language organized a discussion and viewing of the 2012 Vice Presidential debate, which gave students an opportunity to practice conversation and express their…