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Professor Sarah Sokhey wins Ed A Hewett Book Prize

Oct. 10, 2018

Professor Sarah Sokhey's book, The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries (Cambridge University Press)), won the Ed A Hewett Book Prize for outstanding publication on the political economy of Russia, Eurasia and/or Eastern Europe from the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES). Click here...

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Professor Anand Sokhey talks about polarization in the United States on eTown's PurpleState podcast

Oct. 9, 2018

Dr. Anand Sokhey sat down with Nick Forster and Jean Dubofsky for the eTown's PurpleState podcast. Listen to it here .

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“Us Too!” – The Rise Of Middle-Class Populism In Sweden And Beyond

Oct. 4, 2018

Professor Sven Steinmo has just written a new online publication (co-authored with Bo Rothstein) which argues that the Left’s “Identity Politics” help explain the rise of populism in Europe (and America?). Read the article.

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Feelings of Political Efficacy in the Fifty States

Sept. 12, 2018

Professor Jennifer Wolak just published an article in The Political Behavior. It can be found here.

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Women who run for office inspire others to do the same, study suggests

Aug. 30, 2018

“People tend to discount the effect that Hillary Clinton probably had on the number of women running for office,” said Christina Ladam, a CU Boulder political science graduate student and the study’s lead author. “There’s strong support for the idea that she may have served as a symbolic role model...

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Dr. Clara Park joins the department as the newest faculty member

Aug. 23, 2018

The Department of Political Science is excited to introduce Dr. Clara Park this year! “I was always interested in International Relations and Economics, and specifically the intersection of those two fields.” Dr. Clara Park double majored in Government and Economics from Cornell, then went to graduate school at UC Berkeley...

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Professor offers new book for free through open access

Aug. 22, 2018

Dr. Steinmo has taken a novel path to publishing his latest book, "The Leap of Faith" through Oxford University Press. The book focuses on why citizens in some countries are more willing to pay taxes than in other countries, and includes research funded by The European Research Council (ERC). As...

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Professor transforms political science class into a game

Aug. 14, 2018

"Sometimes Michaele Ferguson’s classes are going too smoothly, and there’s a real need for a riot or maybe just a bit more heckling. The heckling is real, the riots just acknowledged, and they are part of an innovative teaching method called Reacting to the Past , which was initiated at...

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After 27 Years, Greece and Macedonia have resolved their contentious 'naming dispute.' Here's how.

Aug. 2, 2018

"After an astonishing 27 years at odds, in June, Macedonia and Greece reached a dramatic breakthrough in negotiations over what’s known as the Macedonia naming dispute . The dispute was, yes, over the former Yugoslavian nation’s name — but over much more as well, as we’ll see below. And after...

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University of Colorado Boulder New Venture Challenge finalist acquired by POLITICO venture

Aug. 2, 2018

The department of Political Science would like to congratulate Keaton Brown, a recent graduate of CU Boulder, in his recent success with the startup company Statehill. "Keaton Brown, who graduated from CU Boulder in May of 2018, majored in Economics and Political Science while developing the startup. He “pitched” on...

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