Category Archives: Faculty

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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Hayes at Monkey Cage on Supreme Court Justices and gay marriage

Prof. Thomas Hayes recently co-authored a piece at The Monkey Cage: “Some Supreme Court Justices worry that a gay marriage ruling will provoke public backlash. They shouldn’t be concerned.” Congratulations!

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Dyson to Publish New Book

​UConn CLAS previewed Prof. Stephen Dyson’s new book on the politics of Star Trek, Game of Thrones and Battlestar Galactica. The article also features quotes from POLS graduate student Tom Briggs. Congratulations!

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Dyson on Nimoy

Prof. Stephen Dyson wrote about Leonard Nimoy’s professional life, focusing on how his work on Star Trek bridged the pop culture / politics divide. Congratulations!

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Dyson on Oscars

Prof. Stephen Dyson took part in an expert reaction roundtable on the Oscars, praising Best Picture winner Birdman and consensus runner-up Boyhood.

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