Political Science Spotlight

Political Science and International Affairs Majors
Originally from Lowell, Mass., Tom McDonough selected UNH for its inviting sense of community. A political science and international affairs major, he will also be pursuing a master’s degree in political science at UNH. “I decided to study political science and international affairs because they...
Political Science and Justice Studies Majors
Many COLA students are appreciative that they can explore a variety of subjects as liberal arts majors. Riley Espat took that one step further and pursued three minors in addition to her dual major in political science and justice studies. “The (justice studies) professors were so passionate about...
Political Science and Justice Studies Majors
Why did you choose UNH? I picked UNH because immediately stepping on campus it felt like home. At the time I had absolutely no idea where I wanted to go to school let alone what I wanted to do, and there was just something so special about campus that let me know UNH was where I was meant to me....
Political Science Major | Political and Economic Affairs Officer
What are some of your strongest memories of UNH? I have so many great memories from my time at UNH, but my involvement with the UNH College Democrats really sticks out in my mind. By getting involved with the College Dems, I made lifelong friendships with other students and faculty and was able to...
Political Science and International Affairs Majors
When she first arrived at UNH, Abrita Kuthumi thought she would study medicine. But, after studying abroad and a Washington, D.C., internship, she switched her major to political science and ...
Political Science and International Affairs Majors
Political Science and International Affairs Majors
Hometown: Gorham, Maine What made you choose UNH? I chose UNH for its academic flexibility, large student population and its aesthetically pleasing campus (I don't like to admit how much the appearance of the campus affected my decision to attend here – it really is so beautiful). To give a better...
Philosophy and Political Science Majors
Hometown: Colebrook, Conn. What made you choose UNH? I attended a summer camp at UNH for several years during high school called the Future Leaders Institute. The camp was led by the amazing professors Nick Smith of philosophy and Scott Smith of classics and focused on the philosophic and classical...
Political Science and International Affairs Majors
Hometown: New London, CT What made you choose UNH? I chose UNH because it was one of the few universities that truly encompassed all of my passions. Not only is UNH located in a beautiful area where I can explore the outdoors in the White Mountains or on the coast, but it offered so many unique...
Political Science and International Affairs Majors | Legislative Assistant
My main areas of focus are education and workforce, labor, housing and disability policy. My primary responsibility is to make policy recommendations to the larger staff and Senator related to legislation to support....
Political Science and EcoGastronomy Majors
Britta McCarthy is a graduating senior dual majoring in political science and ecogastronomy. She is passionate about developing policy to create a more equitable and sustainable agricultural system. She participated in the UNH-in-Italy program and over the past year has conducted independent...
Political Science and International Affairs Majors
Granite Stater Darby O’Neil came to UNH in order to discover the world. She originally wanted to attend a university in Washington, D.C., but ultimately chose UNH because it was a better financial fit for her and her family. But that didn’t stop the political science and international affairs dual...