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Student Successes: Winter 2022

Shelby Houghton ‘22 (CLAS), a double major in Political Science and Human Rights, won a Fall 2021 UConn Co-op Legacy Fellowship Program Change Grant. Born out of the UConn Co-op’s commitment to public engagement, innovative entrepreneurship, social impact, and active mentorship, the program provides undergraduates with resources to engage in projects that make an impact. […]

Alumni Notes: Winter 2022

Salil Benegal ‘16 Ph.D. has been awarded promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure from the Trustees of Depauw University. John Iadarola ‘06 (CLAS) is a political pundit and YouTube personality who hosts the online news show The Young Turks as well as The Damage Report, which offers a daily breakdown of what he views as […]

Faculty Achievements: Winter 2022

This past January, Evan Perkoski (and several co-authors) published “The Militant Group Alliances and Rivalries data set,” which is now available at the National Security Policy Center website. It provides data on all known cooperative and conflictual relationships between armed groups globally from 1950 to 2016. Talbot Andrews’ article titled, “Who Do You Trust? Institutions […]

Student Successes: Late Fall 2021

Sercan Canbolat was the lead author on an article in Canadian Foreign Policy Journal that he co-authored with Professors Sarah Gansen and Patrick James at the University of Southern California. The article was entitled “Systemism and Foreign Policy: An Exercise in Systematic Synthesis.”  Bennett Research Assistant John Kelly ’21 (CLAS) and his supervisor, Professor Kimberly […]

Alumni Notes: Late Fall 2021

Chineze Osakwe ’21 (CLAS) was admitted to the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute’s 1L Advocates Program, which is a specially curated program of activities, training, and mentorship for first year law students interested in human rights. Greg Williams ’14 Ph.D, associate professor of political science at the University of Northern Colorado, has received a […]

Faculty Achievements: Late Fall 2021

Oksan Bayulgen, Lyle Scruggs, and two co-authors published an article in the December 2021 issue of Energy Politics entitled “Tilting at Windmills? Electoral Repercussions of Wind Turbine Projects in Minnesota.” The same cohort published a piece in the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage on October 20, 2021,titled “Biden wants more wind energy. Those projects should help […]

Student Successes: Early Fall 2021

Gabriela Tafoya ‘19 (Ph.D.) has started in her new position as a tenure-track assistant professor of political science at Manchester University in Indiana. POLS majors Shankara Narayanan ‘21 (B.A.) and Justin Rodriguez have been selected as CLS and Gilman scholars, respectively.   Damani Douglas, a senior undergraduate in the department, has been named one of 50 […]

Alumni Notes: Early Fall 2021

Gregory P. Williams ‘15 (Ph.D). has been promoted to Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs with tenure at the University of Northern Colorado. The paperback edition of his 2020 book, Contesting the Global Order: the Radical Political Economy of Perry Anderson and Immanuel Wallerstein (SUNY Press), was released this summer.  (The publisher is […]

Faculty Achievements: Early Fall 2021

Shareen Hertel continues her work with the UConn’s President’s Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility — this past year she was joined on that committee by Ph.D. student Brooks Kirchgassner and POLS major Sarah Cusano. The university has won national recognition for its efforts in ensuring that its supply chain is ethically managed globally, as noted […]