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Faculty Mentor of the Year: Andy Philips

May 28, 2020

Congratulations to Andy Philips - who has been selected as the Faculty Mentor of the Year! This award is chosen by the Political Science graduate students each year. Thank you for your wonderful contributions as a mentor to our grad students, Dr. Philips!

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Graduate Part-Time Instructor Award: Congratulations to Christopher Jorde!

May 18, 2020

Congratulations to Christopher Jorde, winner of the Graduate Part-Time Instructor Award! This award recognizes excellence in graduate student teaching. Chris Jorde speaks about his teaching philosphy: "As an instructor my primary objectives are twofold: first, I seek to encourage interest in and deepen students’ knowledge of some aspect of the...


Worlds Apart: Finding Opportunity, and Friendship, in Colorado

March 16, 2020

Congrats to one of our Graduate students Rezwan Masud for this awesome article! Learn about some ways international students deal with homesickness and making friends. Find the article here: Worlds Apart


Gaming Alone: Videogaming and Sociopolitical Attitudes

March 9, 2020

Congratulations to Pavel Bacovsky, one of our very own Ph.D. Candidates! His article titled " Gaming alone: Videogaming and Sociopolitical Attitudes" has been published in SAGE Journals. Abstract : What sustains prosocial attitudes and political engagement in the era of online connectivity? Scholars disagree on whether frequent consumers of virtual...


Congrats to Anna Daily!

March 2, 2020

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Anna Daily for accepting an exciting job offer at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts!


Friday Speaker Series: Lawrence Broz

Jan. 13, 2020

The PSCI department is hosting Dr. Lawrence Broz of UCSD next Friday, January 17th. Dr. Broz will be discussing international economic order and the contributions found in the research agendas created by social scientists. This talk will be held from noon to 1 pm in Ketchum, room 1B31. Designing an...


The 10th Annual First-Year Graduate Student Poster Session

Dec. 18, 2019

The 10th Annual First-Year Graduate Student Poster Session was held on Tuesday, December 10 th , 2019 on the second floor of the Ketchum Hall West Wing. Based on faculty voting, this year’s award winners are: 1 st place: Sarah Brown Project Abstract: In The Punitive Society , Foucault argues...