While Black History Month is a time to celebrate the achievements of African Americans, it is also a time to recognize the fortitude and perseverance this community has displayed in the face of adversity. Jim Crow laws, segregation and enslavement are just a few of …Read More »
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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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »