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2019 Marinus Smith Award Winners

April 23, 2019

The Political Science Department would like to congratulate Professor Sarah Wilson Sokhey and Professor Jennifer Fitzgerald on recieving the 2018-2019 Marinus Smith Awards. We feel grateful to have such amazing faculty! "The Marinus Smith Awards are presented each spring to nominated faculty, advisors and staff members who have made a...

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Political Science Graduates will be Recipients of the Chancellor's Recognition Award

April 22, 2019

The Department of Political Science is proud to announce Sarah Papich and Katja Walton will recieve this year's Chancellor's Recognition Award. This award is presented to those graduating seniors who have earned all A's throughout their college career. Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano will present their award at the spring commencement...

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CU Boulder student wins prestigious Truman Scholarship

April 12, 2019

A University of Colorado Boulder student has been awarded a 2019 Truman Scholarship , marking the second year in a row that a student from the university has won the prestigious graduate fellowship. Jake Reagan, a 20-year-old junior who is double majoring in political science and Spanish and minoring in...

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CU Undergrad Presents at MPSA 2019

April 9, 2019

On April 6th, Jeffrey Nonnemacher presented his research at the 77th annual Midwest Political Science Association conference . The conference took place in Chicago, Illinois, and gives students an opportunity to show off their own research. In order to participate, each applicant must submit a proposal to the heads of...

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2019 Sophonisba Breckinridge Award: Jennifer Wolak

April 8, 2019

Our own Jennifer Wolak is the recipient of this year's Sophonisba Breckinridge Award at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) over the weekend. The award is for the best paper on the topic of women and politics, and Professor Wolak won it for her paper "Patrisan Biases, Gender Biases, and...

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The Congressman: Joe Neguse

March 28, 2019

Former CU Boulder student body president Joe Neguse made a name for himself in Colorado. Now he’s doing it in Washington, D.C. There he is with Nancy Pelosi in the House Chamber. There he is making phone calls with Joe Biden. There he is addressing the press, Bernie Sanders behind...

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Dr. Tamar Malloy will join the department as the newest faculty member

Jan. 31, 2019

The Department of Political Science is pleased to announce the addition of Tamar Malloy . She will teach political theory classes. Dr. Malloy’s work focuses on the disciplinary uses of respectability. Working at the intersection of critical race theory, queer theory, feminist theory, and democratic theory – and using contemporary...

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Generous Gift Expands Educational Offerings for Undergraduates

Jan. 28, 2019

The Department of Political Science is pleased to announce a generous gift from Erin and Eric Fish to support undergraduate education and new learning initiatives. The Fishes enthusiastically support the department and its students. Erin Ainsworth Fish is a graduate of CU’s political science department and in 2017, was the...

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Students work to prepare Boulder County for next environmental disaster

Dec. 11, 2018

An alumni of the Political Science Graduate Program, Lev Szentkiralyi, was recently higlighted in CU Boulder Today regarding a service-learning class he taught in the Fall of 2018. The class is designed to engage students in the preparation of the next disaster to strike the Boulder area and how to...

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Hear What it is Like to be a Senior in Political Science

Dec. 7, 2018

From a young age, Jeffrey Nonnemacher, now a senior at the University of Colorado, Boulder, has always had a fascination with politics. “There’s a fun story of me staying up until midnight in 2004, as a seven-year-old, watching the electoral map fill in on CNN and waiting for Missouri,” Nonnemacher...

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