Monthly Archives: July 2013

Venator on A Presidential Status Plebiscite for Puerto Rico

Over at Latino Decisions, Prof. Charles Robert Venator Santiago published a post on the question of a presidential status plebiscite for Puerto Rico. Congratulations!

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Hertel and Richards at U-21 Human Rights School

Prof. David Richards and Prof. Shareen Hertel participated as instructors in the U-21 Summer School on Human Rights. The school was hosted at UConn from July 8-19, 2013.

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POLS PhD candidate Rodrigo Praino, Prof. Vin Moscardelli, and UConn PhD Daniel Stockemer (of the University of Ottawa) recently published an article on scandals in American politics in Social Science Quarterly.  The paper was featured in Pacific Standard Magazine and on … Continue reading

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Kashwan Talks in UK, Denmark

Prof. Prakash Kashwan visited the United Kingdom and Denmark between May 19 and June 3, 2013,  in connection with his ongoing research for a book manuscript on household land rights negotiations. During these visits he also gave a research seminar titled “Red-Green … Continue reading

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Dearborn ’13 Paper to be Published

John Dearborn ’13, a POLS major, wrote a paper for the Presidential Fellows Program that was selected as one of the 20 fellows’ papers that the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress is publishing this year for the … Continue reading

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Pressman on Events in Egypt

Prof. Jeremy Pressman blogged about the recent events in Egypt over at The Monkey Cage. In a post entitled, “The Coup in Egypt,” Pressman highlighted some of the important issues, including the the nature of regime-Muslim Brotherhood relations in the … Continue reading

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Kashwan awarded research grant

Prof. Prakash Kashwan was a awarded a research grant of $15,000 by the UConn Research Foundation. The project is entitled “The Socio-Economic, Ecological, and Political Drivers of Forest Land Rights in India.” Congratulations!

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