Category Archives: Bayulgen

Faculty Participate in European Union-Funded Training for Kenyan Ministry of Finance Staff

Profs. Oksan Bayulgen, Shareen Hertel, and Matt Singer served as trainers for key segments of a 2-week training course on “Learning for International Development: Aid Effectiveness and Evaluation,” hosted by the UConn Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics. Prof. Boris … Continue reading

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Debates in Bayulgen’s Politics of Oil

Prof. Oksan Bayulgen orchestrated student debates in her course, the Politics of Oil. On April 19, students debated the proposition that ‘nuclear energy is needed as an alternative energy source.’ The debaters were Ashley Grenier, John Tyczkowski, Ben Fechter, and … Continue reading

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“Democratization in Turkey” discussion on April 3

Please join us for a panel discussion on democratization in Turkey * * *April 3, 2012, 4:40-6:30 pm* *Venue: Thomas J.Dodd Research Center Dodd Konover Auditorium* Presider & Moderator : *Dr. Oksan Bayulgen, Associate Prof. of Political Science, University of … Continue reading

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Debate: Oil, Poverty, and Pollution (Apr 15)

The UConn community is invited to attend a debate in the “POLITICS OF OIL” course: “Are big oil companies or governments to blame for the poverty and environmental pollution in oil-rich societies?” Friday, April 15, 2011 2:00- 2:50 pm Monteith … Continue reading

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Experts Comment on Transitions to Democracy

Given widespread protests against authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and North Africa and the toppling of presidents in Tunisia and Egypt, we asked several experts in the department to suggest readings on the topic of democratization and the uncertain … Continue reading

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