Category Archives: Faculty

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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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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Dyson on Chinese Sci Fi

Stephen Dyson wrote about the new book from Chinese science fiction author Liu Cixin for the Monkey Cage. Liu’s work ranges from the dawn of the Chinese empire to hundreds of years into the future, and offers science-based speculations about … Continue reading

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POLS Emeritus Professor George Cole Dies

George Fraser Cole, professor emeritus of political science, died at home in Mansfield, Conn. on June 10, after a long and spirited fight against Parkinson’s disease. He was 80. Read more…

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Wishart Awarded Clifford Graduate Award

Robert Wishart, a POLS PhD student, is the first winner of the J. Garry Clifford Graduate Award, which was created by Dr. Clifford’s colleagues, friends, and former students to honor his memory through supporting the continued progress of excellent graduate … Continue reading

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