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A Message from our Director

Published: May 2nd, 2019

The University of Florida’s Graduate Program in Political Campaigning is a two-year program of study leading to a Master of Arts degree in political science, with a certificate attesting to… Read More…

Graduation Celebration Dinner 2019

Published: May 2nd, 2019

Dinner at Harry’s with (most of) the Political Campaigning graduating class of 2019.‚Äč

Program graduate Tom Rooney serves as the Representative for Florida’s 17th Congressional District

Published: Feb 15th, 2018

Tom Rooney is a 1996 graduate of the Political Campaigning Program, and currently serves as U.S. Representative from Florida’s 17th Congressional District. He was first elected to Congress in 2008,… Read More

2017 Lobbying Class Trip to Tallahassee

Published: Nov 7th, 2017

David Mica, adjunct professor and Executive Director of the Florida Petroleum Council, led a seminar in state lobbying which ended with a trip to Tallahassee for the Political Campaigning students.… Read More

2018-2020 Reflections and Projections Workshop

Published: Feb 13th, 2017

The annual Spring Reflections and Projections Workshop took place in January at the Hilton Hotel. There were two panels of noted academics, journalists, and political consultants that led a discussion… Read More…

Dr. Craig and Alaska Gov. William Walker (Independent)

Published: Jan 15th, 2017

Dr. Craig and Alaska Gov. William Walker (Independent) at a reception hosted by The Centrist Project ( in Washington, DC, 7/11/17.

Congresswoman and DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz visits UF Campaigners

Published: May 9th, 2015

Perhaps the most famous graduate of the Political Campaigning Program is U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who completed her degree in 1990. While many former gators have gone on to… Read More

UF Campaigning Biennial Workshop

Published: Jan 13th, 2015

Every two years, the UF Campaigning program brings together academics and political professionals for a day-long workshop discussing both the lessons learned from the previous election, and what is to… Click here to learn more

How to Become a Campaigner

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

To the right: Campaigning students with top Washington lobbyist and Republican strategist Charlie Black in September 2012