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Undergraduate Journal of Political Science

Cover of Vol 1 Iss 1The California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Undergraduate Journal of Political Science is our department's scholarly research journal, providing peer-reviewed articles and essays from subfields throughout the discipline. Areas covered include American politics, public administration, international relations, comparative politics, public law and political theory. The Undergraduate Journal of Political Science is a student-run journal. 

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Editor-in-Chief 2019:
Samara Renteria (samarar@cpp.edu)

Editor-in-Chief 2018:
Kristin Khair (khkhair@cpp.edu)

Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Neil Chaturvedi (nschaturvedi@cpp.edu)

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Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, Spring 2018

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Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 2-5
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Wildlife Trafficking: How Effective are State-Centric and Non-Governmental Approaches in Promoting Conservation Efforts?

Joshua Ebiner

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 8-20
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The reality of anti-monopoly legislation in wealthy nations: a comprehensive analysis

Thomas Anthony Genova

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 21-45
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Which of the three main ethnic conflict theories best explains ethnic violence in the post-soviet states of Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Moldova?

Laura Yeghiazaryan

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 46-64
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Navigating the Black Public Identity: How it Shapes Political Marginalization and Sympathy Towards Blacks

Tristen Marler

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 65-92
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How do states react to federal action on immigration?

Ingrid Perez Flores

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 93-117
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American College Students are No Longer Guaranteed Supporters of Civil Liberties

Trevor G. Samaha

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 118-165
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Analyzing the Dear Colleague Letter of 2011

Athenamarie Garcia-Gunn

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 166-190
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Evaluating Michigan State University's Best Practices in Implementing Title IX Policies, Procedures, and Resources

Gustavo R. Callejas

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 191-208
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Do attorneys matter: A deeper look at Supreme Court decision-making

Kristen Khair

Undergraduate Journal of Political Science / Volume 3 / Issue 1, Spring 2018, pp. 209-233
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