New and Events Archives


J Evans Portrait

The Department of Government welcomes its new Chair,
Dr. Jocelyn Evans as of August 2012


Sheila Freeman-Professional Excellence Award-April 2013

2013 Professional Excellence
Award Winner
April 24, 2013

Congratulations to Sheila Freeman,

Department of Government

Office Administrator,

for winning a

Professional Excellence Award at the

2013 Nautilus Excellence Awards Ceremony


Alfred Cuzan Distinguished University Professor Award March 30, 2012

Distinguished University Professor
Award Winner 2012-2014

Awarded at the University of West Florida
Honors Convocation March 30, 2012


Congratulations to the Following Students for Their Excellence:

Jennifer Fudala- named Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year 2012-13.
Gwyn Ellsworth- named Outstanding Graduate Assistant of the Year 2012-13.

Brenton Avery- named Outstanding Political Science/Pre-Law Student of the Year 2012-2013.


Craig Lockhart- named Outstanding International Studies Student of the Year 2012-2013.


Student and Alumni News 


Alumna's Lecture

Congratulations to Political Science graduate alumna, Jennie Linder Cunningham, for giving a lecture at Texas A&M University-Kingsville titled, "China in Sub-Saharan Africa."

Matthew Groff, UWF Political Science graduate student, gains employment with Cloudera. "Cloudera develops open-source software for a world dependent on Big Data"