Monthly Archives: April 2011

POLS Final exams, Spring 2011

Date, time, location for POLS final exams, Spring 2011: POLS 1002 to POLS 2998 POLS 2998W to POLS 3472 POLS 3604 to POLS 5515 POLS 5600 to POLS 5605

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SUMMER: Pressman to teach Arab-Israeli Conflict (Storrs)

Prof. Jeremy Pressman will be teaching POLS 3464, “The Arab-Israeli Conflict,” during the May 2011 term at UConn (Storrs). It is a 3-credit course. For further information, email jeremy.pressman at uconn.edu . He talked about the course and the conflict: … Continue reading

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Knecht defends thesis on Rights and Trafficking

Thomas “Jake” Knecht ’11, advised by Prof. Heather Turcotte, defended his senior honors thesis. The thesis is entitled, “Violent Discourses: An Exploration of Rights, Trafficking, and the Political Economy.”

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Jabbour to attend American University

Claire Jabbour ’11, a POLS major, will enter the School of International Service at American University: “I will be beginning a MA in International Politics in the fall, specializing in Human Rights with a regional concentration in the Middle East. … Continue reading

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Global Citizenship winners

Congratulations to three members of the POLS community who won 2011 Global Citizenship grants and awards presented by the Global Citizenship Curriculum Committee: 2011 PROVOST’S FACULTY DEVELOPMENT ABROAD GRANTS designed to lead to improvements and innovation in UConn’s global citizenship … Continue reading

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Stockenbojer defends thesis on No-fault compensation

Kailey Stockenbojer ’11, advised by Prof. Lyle Scruggs, defended her senior honors thesis. The thesis is entitled, “Replacing the Blame: An empirical study of no-fault compensation in the United States.” After graduation, Stockenbojer will begin work with GE Finance.

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Dussault defends thesis on self-financed Congressional races

Jessica Dussault ’11, advised by Prof. Howard Reiter, defended her senior honors thesis. The thesis is entitled, “The Impact of Self-Financed Candidates on Incumbent Vote Share: A Study of the 2006 House Election.”

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