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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Fleck attended SCUSA

We spoke with Megan Fleck ’13, one of two UConn delegates to the SCUSA conference in early November (See last Friday’s post for details on the other attendee, Eugenia Logie ’13). What did you learn at SCUSA? Just several weeks … Continue reading

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