Caswell named president of Northeastern Political Science Association

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Bruce E. Caswell, a political science professor at Rowan University, has been elected president of the Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA).

A resident of the West Mount Airy section o

Bruce E. Caswell, a political science professor at Rowan University, has been elected president of the Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA).

A resident of the West Mount Airy section of Philadelphia, Caswell was named president of the association at its 37th annual meeting held this month in Boston.

NPSA is the second largest regional political science association in the United States. This year's annual meeting attracted 850 participants. The association publishes Polity, a general political science journal.

A Rowan professor since 1989, Caswell served as vice president and program chair for the annual NPSA meeting and participated in a roundtable discussion focusing on integrating civic engagement into the undergraduate political science curriculum.

Also this year, Caswell discussed issues related to undergraduate education, civic education and engagement at annual meetings of the American Political Science Association in Philadelphia and the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago.

Caswell, who serves on the Community College of Philadelphia Foundation Board, lives in the city's 21st Ward, where he formerly served as a Democratic Committeeman. He also served on the Democratic State Committee.

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