Monthly Archives: March 2012

Kingstone co-edits new book

Prof. Peter Kingstone co-edited a new book with Prof. Deborah. J. Yashar (of Princeton). The book is entitled the Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics. Congratulations! Here is the summary from the publisher’s website: “Latin America has been one of the … Continue reading

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Book Panel with Nunnally and Simien

Via the Institute for African American Studies Book Panel Featuring Books by Institute for African American Studies Faculty! Thursday, April 5, 2012 4:00-5:00; Reception to follow Natural History Museum (Storrs) Four of our faculty members will be discussing their recent books … Continue reading

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“Democratization in Turkey” discussion on April 3

Please join us for a panel discussion on democratization in Turkey * * *April 3, 2012, 4:40-6:30 pm* *Venue: Thomas J.Dodd Research Center Dodd Konover Auditorium* Presider & Moderator : *Dr. Oksan Bayulgen, Associate Prof. of Political Science, University of … Continue reading

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AUDIO: Conference on Arab Uprisings

“The Arab Uprisings and the Changing Global Order” (flyer) Tuesday, March 27, 2012 — CONFERENCE PAPERS 9:00 am — Opening remarks (MP3) Mark Boyer and Jeremy Pressman, University of Connecticut Panel #1: Political Change in the Arab World Panel 1 (Audio) (MP3)(92 minutes) Chair: … Continue reading

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Scruggs and Benegal Publish Article on Climate Change

Prof. Lyle Scruggs and Salil Benegal, a POLS graduate student, have co-authored a forthcoming article in Global Environmental Change entitled, “Declining public concern about climate change: Can we blame the great recession?” The article has already received attention from USA Today, ScienceDaily, and … Continue reading

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Clifford Edits New Book

Prof. J. Garry Clifford edited, annotated, and wrote the introduction to The World War I Memoirs of Robert P. Patterson: A Captain in the Great War (U. of Tennessee Press). Patterson was a 27-year old captain in the 306th Infantry … Continue reading

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Arab Uprisings Conference Papers Posted

Panelists for the upcoming conference on the Arab uprisings have sent in essays related to their presentation. Read the basis for the discussions to come on March 27. The conference panels will run from 9 am to 4:30 pm with a … Continue reading

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Boecherer to give Keynote at UW-Oshkosh

Brian A. Boecherer, Director of Research & Development in the UConn Early College Experience and a POLS graduate student, will give the keynote address at the spring workshop of the Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Congratulations!

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Hudak receives PhD

John Hudak ’05, an honors scholar at UConn, successfully defended his dissertation at Vanderbilt University.  The dissertation was entitled “The Politics of Federal Grants: Presidential Influence over the Distribution of Federal Funds.”  John has been named a Fellow in Governance Studies at … Continue reading

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