Political Science Graduate Student Association (PSGSA)

Mission Statement

The Political Science Graduate Students Association (PSGSA) is a registered Tier-II organization run by and for Political Science graduate students at the University of Connecticut. The purpose of the PSGSA is to foster socialization, camaraderie, and professionalism of Political Science graduate students through the coordination of awareness projects and events. The PSGSA also seeks to facilitate the interaction of graduate students and faculty. All interested Political Science graduate students are welcome to participate in any meetings and events organized by the PSGSA.

Graduate Orientation Potluck

Each summer, the PSGSA has an orientation potluck to welcome incoming and continuing graduate students. Here are some photos from this year’s event.

  • PSGSA Potluck


President Erica MacDonald erica.macdonald@uconn.edu
Vice President Tom Briggs thomas.briggs@uconn.edu
Treasurer Taesim Kim taesim.kim@uconn.edu
Secretary Ross Dardani ross.dardani@uconn.edu
Event Coordinator Youssouf Bellamy youssouf.bellamy@uconn.edu
Graduate Affairs Frank Griggs frank.griggs@uconn.edu
Graduate Admissions Matt Parent matthew.parent@uconn.edu
Graduate Student Senate Sercan Canbolat sercan.canbolat@uconn.edu

Officers of the PSGSA are elected annually.

The PSGSA is also always looking for volunteers so please feel free to send us an email if you are interested in getting involved!