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Colorado General Assembly Internship Opportunities

Oct. 8, 2019

Looking for an internship opportunity this upcoming Spring? The Colorado General Assembly has many opportunities during its regular session, which runs from January through early May. These internships are a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience and insight into the legislative process. If you want to get involved, we encourage...

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Good Governance, State Development and the Perils of External Political Transformation

Oct. 8, 2019

Security Studies Speaker Series presents Mellisa Lee. Lee is an Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She will be visiting our campus to speak to those who may be interested in...

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The Exciting World of Undergraduate Research at CU: Methods & Results

Oct. 4, 2019

Learn about: An undergrad research opportunity at CU (UROP) Our research on higher education in authoritarian regimes like China, Russia, and Singapore This is a showcase for undergrad research opportunities for political science majors (and other majors too). Thursday, October 17th at 10am Ketchum 1B31 *** Coffee & Snacks Provided ***

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UROP Sidewalk Symposium

Sept. 25, 2019

Looking for a fun and creative way to share your research? UROP seeks undergraduates of all majors, who have been working with CU Boulder faculty on research, scholarly and creative projects, to participate in the "Sidewalk Symposium" by creating colorful visual presentations of their projects (complete or in progress) using...

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Anand Sokhey Awarded at American Political Science Association conference

Sept. 6, 2019

Congrulations, Anand Sokhey was awarded by the section on Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior at APSA and is "Awarded to the top scholar in the field who is within 10 years of her or his Ph.D."

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New Graduate School dean feels honored to be in role

Sept. 6, 2019

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Former Political Science Department Chair now Graduate School Dean

Sept. 4, 2019

Dr. Scott Adler has recently become CU Boulder's Graduate School dean. Dr. Adler has been a part of CU since 1996. He is looking forward to this next great opportunity. Find out more by clicking here !


AI and the First Amendment: Preparing engineers for tomorrow’s big questions

Aug. 7, 2019

On March 23, 2016, Microsoft activated an artificial intelligence chatbot on Twitter called Tay. The company described the project as an experiment in conversational understanding. The more users chatted with Tay, the “smarter” Tay got by learning from context and use of the language sent to it. Think of Tay—the...


Nonpartisans as False Negatives: The Mismeasurement of Party Identification in Public Opinion Surveys

July 9, 2019

Andy Baker, University of Colorado Boulder; Lucio Renno, University of Brasília Published: May 21, 2019 Abstract: We argue that most survey measures of partisanship are misclassifying many respondents as nonpartisans. Common wordings, especially those in major cross-national surveys, violate well-established best practices in questionnaire design by reading aloud a nonpartisanship...

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Political Science Graduate Students Receive Awards

May 9, 2019

The Graduate students of the Political Science Department received multiple honors at this year’s Graduate School Recognition Ceremony. SeongJun Kim was awarded the Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Pavel Bacovsky received the Graduate School Summer Fellowship. Carey E. Stapleton earned the GPTI Teaching Excellence Award. The Beverly Sears Award was given to...