- Political Science Welcomes Newest FacultyAt the department’s annual academic kickoff reception held on August 31, 2016, faculty, staff and students alike welcomed two new faculty members: Dr. Yonatan Morse of Georgetown University, and Dr. Alexander Anievas of Cambridge University. Dr. Morse joins the department after a three-year stint as Assistant Professor of teaching and Associate Director of the Democracy […]
- Historian Beschloss Meets Students, Discusses 2016 RaceMichael Beschloss is an award-winning historian, best-selling author, and an Emmy-winning contributor to NBC News and the PBS NewsHour. But perhaps it is his social media prowess that makes him so relatable to young people—with more than 110,000 followers, he has the largest Twitter following of any historian on earth. Prior to giving his talk […]
- State Department Negotiator Highlighted in Latest POLS NewsletterThe latest (Winter 2016) POLS Newsletter is out today! It highlights the recent achievements of faculty, undergrads, Grads, and alumni. In this edition, we profile the remarkable career of diplomat Brett H. McGurk (UConn POLS ’96), who skillfully served as President Obama’s lead negotiator in last month’s prison swap with Iran. He is building a […]
Friday, September 30th, 2016
11:15 AM - 02:30 PM
Storrs CampusOak 438
Designing, Implementing, and Assessing Mixed Methods Research: Issues and Strategies
A Workshop by Professor Lauren M. MacLean, Indiana University
September 30th 11:15am-2:30pm, Oak 438
Description: This workshop will provide an introduction to the key debates and issues surrounding mixed methods research. It will begin by considering whether everyone should use mixed methods and will then demonstrate how to use a data collection plan to design and assess research. Finally, the workshop will highlight how to prepare, organize, implement, and analyze mixed methods research.
This is designed to be valuable for researchers at any stage of their research process, whether or not they have decided to employ a mixed methods approach. While the workshop is designed primarily for graduate students, interested members of the faculty are also welcome to participate.
To participate please RSVP by September 23rd to Christine Lounsbury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Storrs CampusPRLACC SU RM 438
Knowledge is power. Come and learn about undocumented students and families during this interactive and engaging training
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Storrs CampusEl Instituto, Ryan 240
Talk, "Latino Census Participation in the United States and Cross-Cultural Survey Research," by Yazmin Garcia-Trejo, Survey Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Storrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
Jeff R. Bridgeman, owner of Antiques, Inc., an expert on antique American flags, and dealer in American political textiles will present an overview of antique American flags with a focus on 19th century political campaign banners and Textiles. He will use the exhibition at the Benton of Mark and Rosalind Shenkman Collection of Antique American Political Flags and Textiles as a basis for his discussion.
More about Jeff Bridgman: In addition to buying, evaluating, researching and writing about flags, Jeff and his staff for the past 17 years have operated a textile conservation lab.
Jeff has lectured on antique American flags for many years. He has curated museum exhibits and performed appraisals for both leading museums and insurance companies. Jeff has helped to build many of the nation's best private collections of antique flags and actively curates some of the most significant among them. He serves on the board of directors of the Stars & Stripes Foundation, which presents exhibits nationwide. Jeff is a member of the three top professional organizations in America for the antiques trade, The Antiques & Arts Dealer's League of America, the American Antiques Dealers Association, and the Antiques Council. He has served on the boards and committees of two of these and is regularly asked to appraise quality and authenticity at vetted antique shows.
Friday, October 7th, 2016
12:15 PM - 02:15 PM
Storrs CampusPRLACC, SUB-4th fl
Pre-election panel, "Trump vs. Clinton: Race, Immigration and the Future of American Politics." Panelists: Natalie Masuoka, Asian American Studies, Tufts; Juhem Navarrro-Rivera, Sr. Policy Analyst, Demos; Evelyn Simien, author of "Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics"
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