Political Science  
Professor Interviewed by Al-Jazeera English


       Political science professor Mohamed Daadaoui was interviewed by Al-Jazeera English recently for a story about the Libyan oil tanker interception. Watch the interview on Daadaoui's blog, Maghreb Blog

Chairman in the News

Political Science professor Richard Johnson was interviewed for a story in this week's Oklahoma Gazette about debates for Oklahoma City mayor candidates: http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/article-20559-debating-the-debates.html .

Student Success

Congratulations to Danielle Kutner, a senior majoring in Philosophy and Political Science, won the undergraduate paper award at the Oklahoma Political Science Association's annual conference. Kutner made a presentation at the conference recently in Norman. Political Science professor and department Chairman, Richard Johnson was her advisor for the paper titled "From Third Power to Great Satan: a Neorealist Analysis of U.S. - Iran Relations 1920-2012."

Political Science Junior Earns Scholarship

Kelsey Ricks, a junior majoring in history and political science with a minor in Spanish, will spend the fall semester at the Pablo de Olavide University in Seville, Spain. Ricks was awarded a $1,000 study abroad scholarship from Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines in the U.S.

The Phi Kappa Phi study abroad scholarship requires students to have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 and attend an institution that has an active Phi Kappa Phi chapter. Fifty scholarships are awarded to students from across the U.S. Oklahoma City University’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter was chartered in 2004.

Ricks also received a $1,000 Affiliate Scholarship from Academic Programs International, the university’s program provider for the Pablo de Olavide University program in Seville, Spain.

A Piece Written by Dr. Daadaoui (Political Science Professor)
Professor Recognized for Expertise

Political science professor Mohamed Daadaoui was invited to speak at the sixth annual Muslim Studies Program Conference at Michigan State University next month. Daadaoui’s speech is titled “It’s Good to be the King: Morocco’s ‘Spring’ & the Monarchical Advantage.”

Student Success

Student Jalisa Ross (Political Science major) is featured on the United Methodist Church website in a series titled “Women making history” in honor of Women’s History Month. Read her interview here.

Alumnus Success

Jeff Riles joined the Phillips Murrah law firm. He is a transactional lawyer whose primary focus is the alternative-energy industry.

U.S. Foreign Policy Discussion

Watch a U.S. Foreign Policy discussion with Associate Professor of Political Science, Dr. Mohamed Daadaoui.
Political Science Professor Accomplishment

Political Science professor, Dr. Mohamed Daadaoui, is a panelist for the Oklahoma City UN Day Luncheon Oct. 20: