2016 Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grant Winner

May 25, 2017

Graduate Student in Political Science The Department of Political Science would like to congratulate Ph.D candidate Tim Passmore on his receiving the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy grant of 2016. Passmore was one of 20 to receive this national grant out of 670 applicants. In addition to this grant, he...


United Nations peacekeeping dynamics and the duration of post-civil conflict peace.

Hultman L, Kathman JD, Shannon M. Conflict Management and Peace Science . 33 (3) (July 01, 2016): 231-249. Abstract: How do the qualities of United Nations peacekeeping operations (PKOs) influence the duration of peace after civil wars? Recent work shows that UN peacekeeping extends the duration of peace. However, this...

Megan Shannon

2016 Glenn Palmer Prize Winner

March 7, 2017

The Political Science Department would like to congratulate one of our own, Megan Shannon , as a winner of the 2016 Glenn Palmer Prize from Peace Science Society (International). It was awarded to the best publication in Conflict Management and Peace Science , for “United Nations peacekeeping dynamics and the...

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Meet Meg Shannon

Oct. 7, 2016

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Program The average American drives 37 miles in a day and nearly 300 miles in a week.* That number approaches the distance of about 316 miles from Amsterdam to Paris, a commute that CU professor Meg Shannon made while she was in graduate school...