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Skidmore College
Political Science Department


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    Palamountain Hall Gannett Auditorium: A Constitution for the Living: Author Meets Critics In his recent book, A Constitution for the Living, Professor Beau Breslin takes up the theme of generational…

2021 Academic Prizes

The Henry C. Galant Prize
Peris Tushabe '21
Established to honor Henry C. Galant, professor of government, 1954–1986, and awarded to a major who has excelled in the study of comparative politics.

The Susan Riley Gunderson '64 Prize

Katherine Pompilio '21
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Neil Riley, and awarded to a major in government for outstanding work in the field of American government.
The Erwin L. Levine Prize in Government
Julia Ramirez '21
Established to honor Erwin L. Levine, professor of government, 1961–1988, and awarded to a major in government who has done outstanding work in political theory, preferably in American political thought.

The Henry T. Moore Prize in Government
Nicole Kiernan '21
Established in honor of Henry T. Moore, President of Skidmore College, 1925–1957, and awarded to a government major who has excelled in the study of international relations.


Need a signature for declaring a Political Science major? Transfer credit? Study abroad? See Associate Professor Bob Turner, our department's chair. He handles most departmental matters for students.

Dr. Turner's office is 316 Ladd Hall. His email is