Monthly Archives: February 2013

New Blog on POLS Internships

The UConn Political Science Department’s internship blog has been created to list postings of opportunities for both majors and non-majors considering internships in the areas of law and politics. The internship blog also provides information on registration for POLS 3991 … Continue reading

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Cohen: “Understanding Wartime Rape During Civil Wars” (AUDIO)

The audio of a lecture by Prof. Dara Kay Cohen (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University) is now available: “Understanding Wartime Rape During Civil Wars” (MP3) Cohen’s lecture was the second lecture in the Spring 2013 Alan R. Bennett lecture … Continue reading

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Sylvester Joins UConn Faculty

UConn Today featured POLS Professor Christine Sylvester. Congratulations!

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Cohen meets with Honors Students

Prof. Dara Kay Cohen of Harvard University met with POLS and other honors students. The students asked questions that mostly focused on Dr. Cohen’s research on rape during civil wars. Cohen was on campus to deliver the second lecture in … Continue reading

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Cohen on “Understanding Wartime Rape During Civil Wars” (12 pm, Oak 438)

Please join us for a lecture by Prof. Dara Kay Cohen (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University) on “Understanding Wartime Rape During Civil Wars” Thursday, February 21, 2013 12 pm in Oak 438 Coffee and refreshments provided. Sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Belton Presents on Statelessness in The Bahamas and the DR

Kristy Belton, a POLS Ph.D. candidate, was invited to present her work, “Different Context, Same Result? A comparison of statelessness in The Bahamas and the Dominican Republic” at the “Simposio sobre Derecho a la Nacionalidad y Estado de Derecho en … Continue reading

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Dyson Comments on Assertive Obama (Monkey Cage)

Over at the Monkey Cage, Prof. Stephen Dyson wrote about evidence supporting the claim of greater assertiveness on the part of President Obama.

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Drezner on US Hegemony (Audio)

The audio (MP3) of Prof. Daniel Drezner’s talk is now up, “Why the perceived benefits of U.S. military hegemony have been exaggerated.” Have a listen! Prof. Drezner’s talk was the first of three talks in the Bennett Lecture Series this … Continue reading

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Info Session on “Energy and Sustainable Development” (Istanbul, summer)

There will be an information session on Prof. Bayulgen’s study abroad program (Energy and Sustainable Development) this summer in Istanbul, Turkey. The session will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 12:30 pm in Rowe 134. Everyone is welcome. … Continue reading

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Schurin on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Prof. Ronald Schurin appeared on UConn Today discussing President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union Address. Tune in! (You may need to scroll down for the video clip)

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