Monthly Archives: December 2012

Pressman on Monkey Cage re: Twitter and Research

Prof. Jeremy Pressman published a post on the Monkey Cage blog arguing that twitter can help sharpen research questions.

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Schurin, Singer, and Dyson In the News

Prof. Ron Schurin wrote an op-ed in the Hartford Courant about serving as a presidential elector and the history of electors. The Monkey Cage cited some work Prof. Matthew Singer did on the National Rifle Association. Prof. Stephen Dyson published … Continue reading

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Namaste Seeking Submissions from Undergraduates

Greetings from Namaste! Namaste is a student journal of Human Rights here at the University of Connecticut. Every year, Namaste publishes 100% student content relating to human rights through scholarly and creative ways of expression. This includes articles, poems, photography, … Continue reading

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O’Mara ’12 accepted to graduate program at Northeastern

Aidan O’Mara (POLS 2012) has been accepted to the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, where he has received a graduate fellowship to pursue a Master’s of Science in Accounting and a Master’s of Business Administration (MSA/MBA) beginning in … Continue reading

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SHARE Grants Awarded

Congratulations to the professors and political science students who won SHARE awards for faculty-student research projects this spring: Project Title: Beyond Nation States Student Apprentice and Major: Matea Batarilo, Political Science Faculty Mentor and Department: Prakash Kashwan, Political Science Project … Continue reading

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New to POLS: Prof. Jane Gordon

Prof. Jane Gordon will be joining the POLS department. Please see her UConn Today profile. Welcome!

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UConn Graduate Works on Mapping Terrorist Activity

Kevin McQuade ’11 (POLS) is a doctoral student in political science at University of Pittsburgh (PA). During Summer 2012, he served as a research assistant at Stanford University for Dr. Martha Crenshaw on the Mapping Militant Organizations Project, where he … Continue reading

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