Before heading off to that midnight showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, spend some time listening to a 2007 podcast of University of the Pacific Political Science Professors Jeff Becker, Brian Klunk, and Susan Sample as they discuss “Harry Potter and the Politics of Literature.”
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After a summer hiatus, as they say in the enterntainment business, the Pacific Public Affairs Podcast is back in production. The most recent episode became available on Pacific’s ITunes U site earlier today.
The episode is a discussion between Professor Jeffrey Becker and Professor Keith Smith about the constitutional origins and development of the Electoral College.
The podcast is University of the Pacific’s annual observance of Constitution Day.
You can subscribe to the Political Science Department podcast through iTunes.
To commemorate Constitution Day (September 17), the Pacific Political Science Department has posted a podcast episode on the first year of the John Roberts Supreme Court. Professors Cynthia Ostberg and Jeffrey Becker shared their insights about how different the US Supreme Court has been with Chief Justice Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel Alito. Department Chair Brian E. Klunk moderated. You can find it on the Pacific Itunes U site.
Check out Professor Dari Sylvester’s interview about teaching at Pacific on Pacific Public Affairs Podcast.
Betsy Hammer, sophomore political science major, was one of many Pacific political science students who worked on political campaigns during the recent election season. You can hear about her experiences on Pacific Public Affairs Podcast.
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The Political Science Department celebrated Constitution and Citizenship Day by producing its first Public Affairs Podcast on The Constitution, National Security, and the War on Terror. Professors Jeff Becker, Gene Bigler, Cindy Ostberg, and Brian Klunk participated. If you click on the Podcast|RSS button you can subscribe to the series on ITunes. Expect more interesting episodes about the Political Science Department and Public Affairs.