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U of I Study: Some Vaccine Doubters Swayed by Outbreaks

Posted 8/28/2019 6:56:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 28, 2019 — People skeptical of the medical establishment who live close to a measles outbreak have a greater chance of changing their mind, according to a University of Idaho study. Read more

Geography Speaker Series Explores the Impact of Gentrification on Elections

Posted 10/16/2018 10:35:00 PM

Markie McBrayer, Ph.D., of U of I’s Department of Politics and Philosophy, will talk about gentrification in urban neighborhoods and the effects this process has on urban elections from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at McClure 209. Read more

U of I Faculty Awarded Seed Grant Funding for 19 Projects

Posted 5/15/2018 6:00:00 PM

Nineteen faculty members at the University of Idaho were awarded funding for FY2019 through the university’s Seed Grant program. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development, the Seed Grant program helps early career faculty establish a scholarly program. Read more

Department of Politics and Philosophy Hosts Discussion on 2016 Election April 26

Posted 4/18/2018 6:23:00 PM

The Department of Politics and Philosophy hosts a panel discussion, "Big Data, Big Effects? Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the 2016 Presidential Election," at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in ED 141. The discussion will be moderated by U of I faculty member Brian Ellison. Other panelists include faculty members Florian Justwan, Aman McLeod, Katie Blevins, Michael Overton and Aleta Quinn. Read more

Join ORED for Another Round of SAS Talks May 2

Posted 4/9/2018 8:14:00 PM

Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join the Office of Research and Economic Development for the second engagement of SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the IRIC step Auditorium, as well as via livestream statewide. The event will be streamed to U of I Boise Room 162, Coeur d'Alene Room 240B and Idaho Falls, TAB 350. Food, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available on the Moscow campus. Read more

Broadening The Boundaries

Casey Johnson works to engage regional colleagues and students through the Society for Women in Philosophy.

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A Natural Philosopher

Biology had been Aleta Quinn’s primary focus, but she became interested in the philosophical side of the sciences after helping discover a new species.

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A Passion for Advocacy

Political science student Nicole Skinner ran for ASUI president to advocate for students.

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Department of Politics and Philosophy

Physical Address:
205 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Department of Politics and Philosophy
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3165
Moscow, ID 83844-3165

Phone: 208-885-6328

Fax: 208-885-5102