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!
Congratulations to all of our Spring Awardees!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On April 12, the following students presented their research at the annual Research Excellence in Political Science (REPS) poster session in Oak 408. This event is sponsored by the Alan R. Bennett Honors Professorship in Political Science. Abuse of power or moral failings?: The punishment of judges engaged in sexual misconduct Ariana Bahavar Is […]