Department News

  • 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 […]
    Posted on September 8, 2021
  • 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 […]
    Posted on September 8, 2021
  • 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 […]
    Posted on September 8, 2021
  • Welcome to a New School Year!
    Welcome back to campus UConn POLS students! Meet some of the POLS team who will be helping you during your time in Storrs.
    Posted on September 2, 2021
  • POLS Student Sage Phillips Named a Udall Scholar
    The scholarships are given by the Udall Foundation, which was established by Congress in 1992 to honor Arizona Congressman Morris K. Udall and former Secretary of the Interior Stewart L. Udall
    Posted on May 11, 2021
  • POLS student named Truman Scholar for 2021
    A pair of University of Connecticut students have been named Truman Scholars for 2021, marking the first time in school history that UConn has had multiple winners of the prestigious recognition.
    Posted on April 15, 2021
  • Faculty Achievements: Spring 2021
    Faculty in the Department of Political Science promote their research through scholarly publications and outreach to media and the community.
    Posted on April 13, 2021
  • Student Successes: Spring 2021
    The Department celebrates recent achievements of its undergraduate and graduate students, from fellowships to journal publications.
    Posted on April 13, 2021
  • Alumni Notes: Spring 2021
    A recent roundup of achievements from the Department's undergraduate and graduate alumni for the spring 2021 newsletter.
    Posted on April 13, 2021