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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Hear What it is Like to Study Abroad From the Perspective of a Student

Studying abroad can change a college experience. Many factors play into whether studying abroad is the right choice for a student, and for Maddie Chandler, a Political Science and History major in her final year at CU, it was the experience she needed. For her junior year spring semester, Chandler...


PSCI Student Becomes Rhodes Scholar

Nov. 19, 2018

Serene Singh, who is a Senior in Political Science and Journalism is among 32 Americans to receive a 2019 Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University in England. She has become the first Sikh American woman to receive the award in the country. Congratulations Serene! Read more from the Daily...

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The Daily Camera & Times-Call Salute The 2018 Multicultural Award Winners

Oct. 24, 2018

Congratulations to Ann Scarritt, a recipient of the 2018 Multicultural Award sponsored by the Boulder County Community Action Programs. The award recognizes members of the Boulder community who “cross the bridge and join together in celebrating cultural diversity.” Ann was recognized for her work at CU Boulder, within the Boulder...