Monthly Archives: October 2013

“The Internationalization of the Civil War in Syria” (UConn-Stamford)

UCONN Stamford introduces a new series of discussions entitled, “Hot Topics Discussions.” The first session will be “The Internationalization of the Civil War in Syria” The primary speaker will be Prof. Jeff Lefebvre (POLS). Joel Blatt, History Professor, also will … Continue reading

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POLS Alumni Panel a Success

The Daily Campus wrote a nice article about a recent POLS alumni panel. Enjoy!

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China Town Hall (Oct 28)

UCONN Stamford will host a China Town Hall Program on Monday, October 28, 2013, from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Organized by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 60 cities throughout the … Continue reading

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Website wins APSA Award

Prof. Jeff Ladewig, Prof. Sam Best, Cliff Vickrey (POLS PhD student), Prof. Brian Krueger (URI), have won the Best Instructional Software Award from the American Political Science Association for their website, Congratulations!

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POLS Newsletter

The POLS early fall newsletter (PDF) is out. Enjoy!

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Herrera speaks at Brown University

Prof. Veronica Herrera spoke at the Watson Institute at Brown University on, “Water Networks: Political Coalitions and Policy Making in Urban Mexico.” Congratulations!

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Garcia publishes chapter on public opinion in Mexico

Yazmín A. García Trejo, a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science and Research Fellow at AU’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies has published a chapter in the 2012 Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) Mexico Country Report. The … Continue reading

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“Meeting the Challenges Facing Women in Academia” (Oct. 14)

Please join us for a panel discussion with Professors Zehra Arat and Shayla Nunnally and POLS graduate students Sarah Cote Hampson and Jamie Huff. The discussion will center on the many issues affecting women and minorities in the academic world: … Continue reading

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Zirakzadeh on “Nietzsche, Moral Stands, and Social Movement Research” (AUDIO)

On October 7, 2013, Prof. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh spoke on “Nietzsche, Moral Stands, and Social Movement Research.” (Audio: MP3) Photo by Robert Wishart

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Schurin on Shutdown

Professor Ron Schurin’s take on the government shutdown. Congratulations!

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