News - Political Science

Daniel Fudge
May 23, 2022 • Posted in ,

Fudge Joins Political Science Faculty

Dr. Daniel J. Fudge, a native of the Arkansas River Valley who earned his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi, will join the University of the Ozarks faculty as an assistant professor of political science, beginning the Fall 2022 Semester. Fudge most recently served as an adjunct professor and associate director of development at the […]

Aaron Brown
May 16, 2022 • Posted in ,

Brown Honors Late Professor by Pursuing Career in Law

As University of the Ozarks graduate Aaron Brown of The Bahamas walked across the stage Saturday to receive his diploma, he thought about his beloved late professor, mentor and advisor, Dr. Stewart Dippel. “When I attended last year’s graduation, Dr. Dippel kept telling me while we were taking pictures that next year was going to […]

Harderson Experiences Washington D.C. in Internship

Washington D.C. Internship Reaffirms Career Path for Harderson

For someone who has loved politics and the law since he was in middle school, Logan Harderson’s recent internship in the nation’s Capitol was the ideal way to spend the summer. The University of the Ozarks senior political science major from Oark, Ark., spent this past summer living in Washington, D.C., where he took classes […]

Honors Day

Outstanding Students Recognized During Honors Day Ceremony

University of the Ozarks administrators and faculty presented the University’s top academic and division awards during the 64th annual Honors Day ceremony, held Wednesday afternoon via Zoom. Petron Brown, a theatre and environmental studies major from Nassau, The Bahamas, was the recipient of the 2021 Wiley Lin Hurie Memorial Award, presented to the outstanding senior […]


Windel Planning to Make Impact Through Environmental Law

University of the Ozarks senior Maddy Windel is passionate about making a difference in the environment and she believes the best way to do that is through a career in law and policy. The political science and philosophy major and environmental studies minor from Deer, Ark., plans to pursue a career in environmental administrative law […]

Danielle Young
July 9, 2018 • Posted in ,

Young Joins Political Science Faculty

Dr. Danielle Young has joined the University of the Ozarks faculty as a tenure-track assistant professor of political science, starting in the Fall 2018 Semester. A native of Wyoming, Young earned her Ph.D. in international politics in 2017 from Aberystwyth University in the United Kingdom. She recently served as an adjunct lecturer in international studies […]

Wendell Griffen

Little Rock Judge To Give Thought Provoking Lecture

Arkansas circuit judge and pastor Wendell L. Griffen will speak at University of the Ozarks at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, in the Rogers Conference Center. The event was originally scheduled for February but was postponed because of illness. Griffen’s talk is titled, “Prophetic Hope, Religious Nationalism, and the Fate of Democracy in the 21st […]

Moot Court
November 8, 2017 • Posted in

Moot Court Competition

Four University of the Ozarks political science students had an opportunity to hone their legal research, analysis, debate and oral advocacy skills in a competitive environment this past weekend. The students competed in the American Moot Court Association’s South Texas Regional tournament, held Nov. 4 at the Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort […]