Monthly Archives: March 2011

Kelly and Sterling-Folker win teaching awards

Two members of the Department of Political Science won Alumni Association teaching awards this year: Prof. Kristin Kelly for Faculty Excellence in Teaching at the undergraduate level and Prof. Jennifer Sterling-Folker for Faculty Excellence in Teaching at the graduate level … Continue reading

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Rothenberg Talks American Politics (Audio)

Dr. Stuart Rothenberg, a UConn PhD, shared his insights about the state of American politics with a capacity crowd in Konover auditorium. (Scroll down for pix!!) The lecture, the second in the Alan R. Bennett Lecture Series this semester, covered … Continue reading

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Courant covers Reiter’s New Book

“Why Northeast Republicans Are Rarer Species” features a Q & A with Prof. Howard Reiter on his new book, Counter Realignment: Political Change in the Northeastern United States. (co-authored with Jeffrey M. Stonecash)

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Rothenberg at 4 pm (March 29)

This afternoon at 4 pm, Dr. Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of the Rothenberg Political Report, will be speaking at UConn: “Oh no! It’s Only 20 Months til Election Day!” The talk will take place in Konover Auditorium in the … Continue reading

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Jervis Audio on Political Science & Politics

Prof. Robert Jervis, a renowned expert in international affairs and former president of the American Political Science Association, delivered the keynote address at the 3rd annual Democracy & Governance conference at UConn on March 25, 2011: “Political Science and Politics: … Continue reading

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Pi Sigma Alpha Trivia Night (April 6)

The Pi Sigma Alpha Trivia Night will take place on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 7:00-8:30 pm in Monteith 119. Soda, pizza, and chips will be provided. RSVP to kelsey.rath at huskymail.uconn.edu Pi Sigma Alpha is the political science honor … Continue reading

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Democracy Conference Program

The final schedule for the 3rd annual Democracy & Governance conference at UConn is now available. The keynote address will be delivered on Friday, March 25, at 5:45 pm in the Student Union theater by Prof. Robert Jervis, a renowned … Continue reading

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Badie article on doctrine, decisionmaking, and 1979

Dina Badie, a graduate student in political science, will publish an article, entitled “Doctrinal Cycles and the Dual-Crisis of 1979,” in International Studies Perspectives (12:2). The article examines the ways in which doctrines constrain decision-makers and create ideal conditions for … Continue reading

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Yankle on International Law & the Supreme Court (March 18)

Friday Brown Bag Seminar Allyson Yankle, graduate student in political science “Citation of International and British Law by the Supreme Court” Friday, March 18, 2011 Monteith 119 3 pm – 4 pm FREE pizza and FREE soda

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SUMMER: King to teach Intro to Political Theory (in Waterbury)

Shaun King will be teaching POLS 1002, “Introduction to Political Theory,” (Section W11) during the May 2011 term at UConn’s Waterbury Campus. For further information, email shaun.king at uconn.edu What is a key political issue that the course addresses? One … Continue reading

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