Weird (political) science: OSU class creates post-zombie apocalypse government

Rorie Solberg doesn’t like scary movies or the horror genre in general, but she’s found zombies an amazing tool for classroom engagement.

This fall, the Oregon State University professor is teaching Political Science 110, “Governing After the Zombie Apocalypse.”

Students in the honors college class meet twice a week to figure out how to form a new government in the wake of a fictional pandemic that has wiped out 98% of the population.

“The whole course is basically a constitutional convention,” Solberg said.

Read more on The Seattle Times.


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