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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]