Category Archives: Publication

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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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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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 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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Prof. Richards: Book and More

Prof. David Richards is co-author, with Jillienne Haglund, of a new book, Violence Against Women and the Law (Paradigm). Nicola Henry, of La Trobe University (Australia), said of the book: “This is an impressive and far-reaching study of the role … Continue reading

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Dyson on Booker Finalists

Professor Stephen Dyson wrote about two works of political fiction on the shortlist for the Man Booker prize, Britain’s highest literary honor. Money quote: “Personifying the abstract is fiction’s great gift to political thought. Howard Jacobson’s warning about the future … Continue reading

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