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Publication Contents

The 2017 edition of The Griffin features the following articles:

The Griffin Legacy
Emeritus Professor James P. Hill recalls founding of Griffin Chair.

Interview with Gary Randall
Gary Randall reflects on four years as Griffin Chair.

CMU Appoints New Griffin Chair
David Rutledge seeks to inspire civility in government.

Interview with Craig Ruff
Craig Ruff served as the inaugural Griffin Chair at CMU.

Featured Griffin Students and Alumni
  • Andrea LaFontaine
  • Jeremy Rodgers
  • Katie Conley
  • Roy Maweja
  • Megan Gill
  • Maggie Dwan
  • Trent Wolf

Featured Student Papers
  • Christian Bishop
  • Jeremy Rodgers
  • Maggie Dwan

Video Interviews


Rachael Schuit, ’16, M.A. ’17

​The Griffin is published by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Central Michigan University.