Department News

  • Student Successes: Late Spring 2023
    Hadia Ahmad (POLS ’23 – Honors) presented her research at the annual Frontiers Exhibition in Stamford. Her paper was titled “Fight or Flight: Examining the Struggles on Nonwhites in Academia”.  Gianella Anyosa’s (POLS ‘23 and BOLD Scholar) documentary, Migrar o Morir, was screened in the Puerto Rican Latin American Cultural Center Community Room this past March.  […]
    Posted on May 1, 2023
  • Faculty Achievements: Late Spring 2023
    Elva Orozco Mendoza’s review article, “Maternal Activism in Comparative Perspective: Past, Present, and Future” was published in Sociology Compass and her book chapter, “Dissident Memories: Feminicide, Memorialisation, and the Fight Against State Cruelty,” is forthcoming in a book that will be published by Routledge this year.  Shareen Hertel has been selected to be the inaugural […]
    Posted on May 1, 2023
  • Student Successes: Early Spring 2023
    Yejie Kim and Jessica Cross along with IIREP MA student Gregory Franklin, Jr. had papers accepted to the NEPSA 2023 conference in April Bianka Adamatti was awarded the 2023 Master’s Thesis Award from the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS). The award is given each year in four different disciplinary categories on a rotating basis. […]
    Posted on February 22, 2023
  • Faculty Achievements: Early Spring 2023
    Talbot Andrew’s paper, Preferences for prevention: People assume expensive problems have expensive solutions won the award for best paper published in Risk Analysis in 2022. Prof. Andrews also had new work coauthored with a large international team studying climate impacts, published in iScience: Adaptation to compound climate risks: A systematic global stocktake. Finally, she talked […]
    Posted on February 22, 2023
  • Faculty Achievements: Late Fall 2022
    Christine Sylvester spoke on “Memorialized War Women in the USA, Vietnam, and the UK” at a program on Gender, Sexuality, Memorialisation held at York University on September 13, 2022. On October 24 she spoke on “The Present Re-dux, Re-IR’d, and Maybe Re-curating”, at Central European University in Vienna. Finally, Dr. Sylvester spoke on “Who Owns […]
    Posted on November 8, 2022
  • Student Successes: Late Fall 2022
    This past summer, doctoral candidate Mohammad “Aynal” Haque participated in a three-day Duck Family Graduate Workshop at the Center for Environmental Politics at the University of Washington. He presented one of his dissertation chapters entitled “Mitigating Climate Change: Cross-Country Variation in Policy Ambition.” Doctoral candidate Imge Akaslan and her advisor, Shareen Hertel, co-authored a paper […]
    Posted on November 8, 2022
  • Alumni Notes: Late Fall 2022
    Pierre-Alexandre Aguirre (CLAS ‘19) is currently a Master’s Student at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington D.C. He is a member of the Public Service Fellows Program at SAIS, which seeks to “develop the next generation of public servants dedicated to making a positive impact on their communities and the world […]
    Posted on November 8, 2022
  • Political Science Professor named CLAS Accessibility Fellow
    Professor Kimberly Bergendahl was recently named an inaugural CLAS Accessibility Fellow. She will receive funding for research, professional development, or a course release and will work on projects related to accessibility issues around campus for the CLAS Dean’s Office.   More About CLAS Accessibility Fellows CLAS is introducing a program to allow its faculty and staff to develop […]
    Posted on September 13, 2022