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2016-department-photoWe are one of the largest majors on campus, with course offerings that span the globe. Our faculty members are active researchers who, through their teaching, seek to develop students who are critical thinkers and effective writers. Our majors go on to work in government, business, law, policy, and non-profits, both here and abroad.

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Department of Politics and International Affairs
Wake Forest University
Kirby Hall 314A
P.O. Box 7568, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Phone: (336) 758.5449 | FAX: (336) 758.6104 | Email: wfupol@wfu.edu

 

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2017 Honors Students

Students will be awarded Honors in Political Science if their GPA in the major at the time of graduation is 3.8 or higher.

We proudly present the roster of students who graduated with honors in 2017.

  • Jay Buchanan
  • Erich Denk
  • William May

2017 Award Recognition

The Award for Outstanding Senior in Latin American and Latino Studies – Josie Butler

The Department of Sociology Community Engagement Award – Sebastian Luke Ivory

The Wake Forest University Theater Association Award for Academic Excellence – Jay Buchanan

The Change Maker Award for Social Change – Richard Caban Cubero

Justus and Elizabeth C. Drake Scholarship – Emily Lintner

Jay Buchanan: Fleer Award

The 2017 Fleer Award for Excellence in Honors was awarded to Jay Buchanan for his paper entitled “Hispanic/Latino Political Efficacy Through Direct Democracy” from John Dinan’s seminar. Jay will manage Wake Forest’s START Student Art Gallery next year. ¬†After that he has tentative plans to attend Royal Holloway-University of London for a graduate program in Performance Studies.