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Political Science Student Spreads Intelligence

ChristensenUCF Political Science doctoral student, Jason Christensen, was recently awarded the Florida Satellite Chapter Award by the Melbourne Chapter of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO). AFIO is a national organization that centers on education and public outreach to build a broad constituency for intelligence as a profession. This scholarship recognizes two scholars each year […]

COS Online Degree Programs are On Top

top-ranked-programs-badge (2)Several departments within the UCF College of Sciences have been named as some of the best online degree programs, charting top lists on four different websites. For online graduate programs, GraduatePrograms.com ranks the top graduate programs across 35 subjects. UCF’s Sociology Graduate Program takes the #2 ranking for top online graduate sociology programs and UCF’s Psychology Graduate Program is […]

Ph.D. Candidates’ Paper Wins Award

Screen Shot 2016-07-06 at 10.09.39 AMRebecca Schiel and Gary Smith, both Ph.D. Candidates in the Security Studies Program, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology in July 2015. The paper, “Leadership Psychology and Regime Repressive Behavior: Using Leadership Trait Analysis to Determine Leadership Characteristics Associated with Regime Use of Repression,” explored how the psychological […]


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