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Dickinson State political science students to present in Chicago

Posted on 2/1/2012

Jody Ferris and Evgeniia Igolkina, political science students at Dickinson State University were recently notified of their acceptance to present at the Midwest Political Science Association's Annual Meeting in April 2012. The conference will be held at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.

Ferris, a junior from Norquay, Saskatchewan, will present, "Prairie Fire: The Transformation of Canadian Grain Producers Attitudes toward the Canadian Wheat Board," a presentation regarding the role of agricultural interest groups in Canadian agricultural policy. Ferris is a member of the Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program and is president of the DSU League of Political Scientists.

Igolkina, a junior form Voronezh, Russia, will present "The Rise of United Russia: The Party in Power in the Russian Federation" a presentation focusing on the development of partisan political systems in the contemporary Russian Federation. Iglokina is a Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program Associate and also is a member of the DSU League of Political Scientists.

The Midwest Political Association Annual meeting is a prestigious national conference hosted by the Midwest Political Science Association, publisher of the "American Journal of Political Science." This annual conference provides an opportunity for selected and nominated undergraduates to present research at a professional level.

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