Category Archives: Faculty

Zirakzadeh on Springsteen

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

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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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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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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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The Syrian Refugee Emergency: A Panel Discussion and Links

Join us for a panel discussion on the topic of the “Syrian refugee emergency: Humanitarian and Human Rights Perspectives” Thursday, November 17, 2015, at 7pm Konover Auditorium in the Dodd Center with Dr. Jeff Crisp, Refugee Studies Center, University of Oxford … Continue reading

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Simien Publishes New Book

Professor Evelyn Simien of POLS and the Institute for Africana Studies published a new book with Oxford University Press titled Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics. We spoke with Dr. Simien about her new book.    How did … Continue reading

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Hertel and Dzurilla Lead Panel on University as Corporate Citizen

Professor Shareen Hertel and Tim Dzurilla, a POLS doctoral candidate, took part in a daylong conference on “The University as Corporate Citizen” at UConn. The conference was co-hosted by the Dodd Center, the Economic & Social Rights Program of HRI, and … Continue reading

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