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Zirakzadeh on Springsteen

Prof. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh gave a paper on the politics of Bruce Springsteen. A story here. Congratulations!

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Pressman on Confederalism and Israel/Palestine

Over at the blog Political Violence @ a Glance, Prof. Jeremy Pressman published a post entitled, “Israel-Palestine: Questioning a Confederal Solution.” Congratulations!

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Thank You

Many thanks to Matthew Kosior ’16 who worked on the blog this spring and has just graduated from the University of Connecticut. We at POLS appreciate all your help, Matthew!

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POLS Newsletter Released

The latest POLS Newsletter for the Spring 2016 semester has been published! Find out about the recent events as well as student and staff achievements here!

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Adam Kuegler ’17 Elected into Board of Trustees

Political Science major Adam Kuegler ’17 has been elected as the Undergraduate Representative to the Board of Trustees. Congratulations! We asked Adam a few questions about his Political Science interest. How did you become interested in Political Science? I became … Continue reading

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International Studies Association Annual Conference, 2016

Prof. Jennifer Sterling-Folker (POLS) offers highlights of the recent 2016 ISA meeting: The 2016 ISA Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, March 16-19, was the first run by ISA staff based here at UConn and was attended by a large number … Continue reading

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Attorney Carol Gray to Share Experiences From Tahrir Square

Carol Gray (JD, LLM) will be hosting a talk on Monday March 7, from 12:15-1:30pm in room OAK438  to discuss her accounts in Tahrir Square during the Arab Spring (2011). Please come join us Attorney Gray was an investigator with the … Continue reading

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Latest POLS Newsletter Published!

Check out the latest POLS newsletter to see recent student and staff accomplishments as well as upcoming events!

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Petkova ’16 Reflects on SCUSA experience

We also asked Iva Petkova ’16 to tell us about her experience at the 67th Annual Student Conference on US Affairs (SCUSA). I recently had the honor of attending the 67th annual Student Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA), held annually at the United States … Continue reading

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Q & A on Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

POLS Professor Venator-Santiago discusses Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Click here to read more! Professor Venator-Santiago holds a joint appointment with the Political Science Department and El Instituto (Institute of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies).  

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