IOP@FSU Field-Advancing Research: Concede or Resist? Experimental Evidence of U.S. Local Officials

The¬†Institute of Politics at Florida State University¬†(IOP@FSU) is a world-class, nonpartisan, and nationally renowned institute that promotes engagement in politics by students and citizens. Housed within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, the IOP@FSU supports applied political research by a cadre of world-class scholars and mobilizes the talents of our alumni, students, faculty,…

Honors Thesis Spotlight: Accommodation, to Competition, to Rivalry: An Evaluation of U.S.-China Relations in the Obama & Trump Administrations

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, public opinion has changed regarding the PRC in the populations of the United States and others, while showing the hazardous Chinese behavior has to the international community (1). Steven Richards’s thesis explores the US-China relations and identifies major events and trends within their history. In addition, the research will explore the…

Graduate Student Spotlight: Shaina Ruth from the MAAPP Program

What department are you a graduate student in?   I am pursuing my Masters of Applied American Policy and Juris Doctor. Why did you decide to go to graduate school?  Law School was an easy decision. I was a criminal justice major at the University of Central Florida and while there I was able to intern…