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How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...for governor of Alaska but doesn't assign numbers to the office holders.Scott Buchanan, an associate professor of political science at The Citadel, said as far as he can tell, it's up to each state to decide how it counts its governors...
Juneau Democrats cheer Obama's speech

...does not look to be in play at all."It's not even in the realm of consideration," said Jerry McBeath, professor of political science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, several hours before the convention speech Thursday. "Obama will...
Political Science faculty Glenn Wright in Uganda

This past summer, UAS Assistant Professor of Political Science Glenn Wright spent three months in Uganda, preparing the groundwork for a study on forest conservation in developing countries...
Palin hires chief of staff for PAC in national politics, that's the only indication that something might be up," said Ross Baker, a professor of political science at Rutgers University. But he doesn't think it's very significant in trying to divine Palin's plans...
UAS Evening at Egan Presents 'The Sarah Palin Phenomenon'

UAS Professor of Political Science Clive Thomas will be this week's Evening at Egan speaker, and will focus on "The Sarah Palin Phenomenon: An Alaska, National...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

If a Republican is elected, several key resource development proposals may move forward, the experts agree. And if a Democrat wins, the federal reins on the oil and timber industry could become even tighter. Another key variable is the control of Congress.
Pakistan's ruling party struggles in election with two party icons dead

...matter what their social status, they are emotionally committed to the Bhuttos," said Rasul Bakhsh Rais, professor of political science at Lahore University of Management Sciences.__Associated Press writer Zarar Khan in Islamabad contributed...
Evolution of an artist

...Harrison said.One of his first artistic passions was blacksmithing, which he picked up while he was a professor of political science in Fairbanks. He also took glass workshops, and eventually started making jewelry."I got on a jewelry...
Fall season preview

Here's a look at what many local arts organizations have planned for the upcoming season. All schedules are subject to change.
America's casualty gap: There's a socioeconomic inequality in who makes the ultimate sacrifice

...underscore, and weigh them carefully when crafting American military policy. Douglas L. Kriner is an assistant professor of political science at Boston University. Francis X. Shen is a fellow in the MacArthur Foundation Law & Neuroscience Project...


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