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Opinion: Election night chaos is not inevitable if cool heads prevail

Dr. Matt Corrigan is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

By Dr. Matthew Corrigan, Dean of JU’s College of Arts & Sciences

As published in the Florida Times-Union opinion section Your Turn

Many concerns have been raised that the 2020 presidential election will produce chaos and possibly violence if …

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Dr. Matthew Corrigan Named Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

There’s a new face on campus, though he’s hardly “new” to Jacksonville. In fact, his is one of the most recognized names in North Florida as an author, educator, political scientist and respected scholar.

Dr. Matthew Corrigan joins the Jacksonville …

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American Politics on Film series kicks off with talk by award-winning defense lawyer William Sheppard

The American Politics on Film series at JU, designed to provoke critical thought about our U.S. political world, gets started Monday, Sept. 14, with “Gideon’s Trumpet” and a special appearance by guest William Sheppard, a criminal defense lawyer who has …

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ALA names sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s “Society Explained” one of Top 25 academic books of 2014

JU sociologist Nathan Rousseau’s book “Society Explained” is in grand company: It’s been named one of the Top 25 academic books of 2014, out of about 7,000 reviewed by the American Library Association.

The ALA’s editors critique titles for the …

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JU’s Dr. Paulina Rippere awarded APSA Congressional Fellowship

Dr. Paulina Rippere, JU Assistant Professor of Political Science, has been selected for a prestigious Congressional Fellowship for 2014-15 with the American Political Science Association.

Congressional Fellows are announced after a rigorous selection process and learn about the legislative process …

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