Constructing models of how students come to understand their identity is a hallmark of student development theory. Yet, there is little published research or institutional attention devoted to the examination of students’ political identity development. In this article, the authors apply existing student development theories to this topic and describe ways that student affairs practitioners can facilitate student growth in this important dimension of adulthood.
Haskell, T. O., Fleming, K. L., & Quirolgico, R. P. (2005). Political Competency: Understanding How College Students Develop Their Political Identity. The Vermont Connection, 26(1). https://scholarworks.uvm.edu/tvc/vol26/iss1/10