Political Science Graduate Student Association (PSGSA)

Mission Statement

The Political Science Graduate Students Association (PSGSA) is a registered Tier-II organization run by and for Political Science graduate students at the University of Connecticut. The purpose of the PSGSA is to foster socialization, camaraderie, and professionalism of Political Science graduate students through the coordination of awareness projects and events. The PSGSA also seeks to facilitate the interaction of graduate students and faculty. All interested Political Science graduate students are welcome to participate in any meetings and events organized by the PSGSA.

Graduate Orientation Potluck

Each summer, the PSGSA has an orientation potluck to welcome incoming and continuing graduate students. Here are some photos from past events.

  • PSGSA Potluck


President Cristian Gogu cristian.gogu@uconn.edu
Vice President Carolyn Conway carolyn.conway@uconn.edu
Treasurer Aynal Haque mohammad.haque@uconn.edu
Secretary / Event Coordinator Imge Akaslan imge.akaslan@uconn.edu
Graduate Affairs Hailey Greenhalgh hailey.greenhalgh@uconn.edu
Graduate Admissions Erica MacDonald erica.macdonald@uconn.edu
Graduate Admissions Derefe Chevannes derefe.chevannes@uconn.edu
Graduate Student Senate Cristian Gogu cristian.gogu@uconn.edu
Graduate Student Senate John Dabrowski john.dabrowski@uconn.edu

Officers of the PSGSA are elected annually.

The PSGSA is also always looking for volunteers so please feel free to send us an email if you are interested in getting involved!