Jeremy Pressman and Elannah Devin, a POLS and ECON major, published a new article: “Profile: the diffusion of global protests after George Floyd’s murder,” Social Movement Studies, DOI: 10.1080/14742837.2023.2171980
Evan Perkoski’s book “Divided Not Conquered: How Rebels Fracture and Splinters Behave” (Oxford University Press 2022) has been shortlisted for the Conflict Research Society Book Prize.
Matt Singer and Tim Hellwig’s (Indiana University) edited volume “Economics and Politics Revisited: Executive Approval and the New Calculus of Support” has been accepted for publication by Oxford University Press and will be published later this year. It looks at how the economy’s effect on leader approval has varied over time and is changing in countries where polarization is rising and social issues are gaining prominence in partisan discourse. It studies these dynamics with unique data compiled by the editors and their colleagues of the executive approval project (executiveapproval.org).
Paul Herrnson published “The Impact of COVID-19, Election Policies, and Partisanship on Voter Participation in the 2020 US Election,” with Charles Stewart, III, Election Law Journal, forthcoming. He also presented “COVID-19 and Voter Participation in the 2020 US Election,” with Charles Stewart III, at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association (January 11-15, 2023). Herrnson was also a discussant on “Analyzing Elections,” panel in the same conference. Finally, Herrnson had a media appearance with Paul LaRocco and Scott Eidler, “Records show George Santos made questionable payments to vendors, experts say” Newsday (January 15, 2023).
Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat attended the annual meeting of the Middle Eastern Studies Association and served as the chair of the panel on “Women and Economy in Modern Turkey,” in Denver, Colorado, December 1-4, 2022. Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat also held a three-part weekly online seminar for the Turkey staff of the United Nations Development Program on the advancement of feminisms and women’s rights at the UN and their critical appraisal, on January 9, 16, and 30, 2023. Finally, Arat had an interview on the decline of democracy in Turkey and lessons for Israel, with the editors of the Israeli daily Haaretz, February 1, 2023. https://www.haaretz.co.il/news/politi/2023-02-01/ty-article-magazine/.highlight/00000186-0311-d1fd-a1e6-477df4fa0000
Christine Sylvester’s book Feminist Theory and International Relations in a Postmodern Era (Cambridge U Press) have reached 1000+ citations. Sylvester was also interviewed about her research from Feminist International Relations to Critical War Studies at the Department of International Relations, London School of Economics (November 25). Sylvester was also the inaugural seminar speaker for the UConn Arts and Human Rights Research Group (“Oridnary Curators at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial”) on November 30th.
Jessamy Hoffmann (Staff) wrote a piece published in the NACADA Pocket Guide “Advising is Forever: Sharing Stories to Ignite (or Reignite) Your Advising Spirit.” The piece was published in Fall 2022 and is titled “Making Space: A Story Told in Two Parts”.