Month: April 2022

Successful Spring Awards Ceremony!

The April 27th POLS Awards Ceremony was a smashing success! Thank you to all of the awardees and their families who joined us. Our keynote speech came from Ross Dardani (Ph.D. ’17), Assistant Professor of Political Science at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. Enjoy photos from the event below!

Student Successes: Spring 2022

Doctoral Candidate Volodymyr Gupan was cited in a Hartford Courant article entitled “Ukraine War Concerns UConn, ECSU academics.” Volodymyr comes from Ukraine and has family still there. Currently, he is teaching about the country in a class at UConn’s Hartford campus. POLS Major Damani Douglas ‘23 (CLAS) has been elected as the new Student member […]

Alumni Notes: Spring 2022

Two of the department’s alums – Jason R. Jakubowski ’99 (CLAS) ’01 MPA and Julio A. Concepcion ’04 (CLAS) – have been named to the Hartford Business Journal Power 50 List for 2022. Also featured on the list was UConn’s Interim President, Radenka Maric. WIlliam Brustein ‘69 (CLAS), the former Vice President for Global Strategies […]

Faculty Achievements Spring 2022

Michael Morrell (joined by colleagues Robert C. Richards of University of Arkansas, Justin Reedy of University of Oklahoma, and David Brinker) guest-edited a Special Issue of the Journal of Deliberative Democracy on Psychological Phenomena in Democratic Deliberation. In that same issue, Morrell (joined by Genevieve Fuji Johnson of Simon Fraser University and Laura W. Black […]