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Murder Rates Highest in Countries that Lack Due Process

July 17, 2018

Governments that do the best job protecting the rights of the accused have the lowest murder rates, while those that neglect due process have the highest, according to a five-year study of 89 countries by CU Boulder political scientists. The research, published this month in Political Research Quarterly, comes as...


Political science student receives prestigious award

June 1, 2018

Serene Singh sat in class when she received some wonderful news. After spending an entire night perfecting a large assignment, she sat in her desk trying to stay awake. Singh became alert, however, when she heard a familiar voice. It was her scholarship counselor who came to announce she had...


2018 Graduate Student Awards

May 16, 2018

The Political Science Department raked in some very deserved recognition at this year’s Graduate Student Awards. The event kicked off on May 9th, celebrating the many accomplishments of CU Boulder’s graduate students. Each award acknowledges the feats that were achieved, but some awards are accompanied by aid, or fellowships and...


Laying the foundation for student success: Marinus Smith awardees honored

May 4, 2018

The Political Science Department would like to congradulate Professor Boulding, Professor Ferguson, and Professor Young in recieving the 2017-2018 Marinus Smith Awards. We feel grateful to have such amazing staff members! "The Marinus Smith Awards are presented each spring to nominated faculty, advisors and staff members who have made a...

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Graduate School Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award Winner

April 26, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. David Bearce for being awarded the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the CU Boulder Graduate School! The award recognizes faculty members who are dedicated to the advising and teaching of graduate students, as well as improving the quality of graduate school education. Individuals were nominated by administrators,...

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Kimberlee Chang Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 19, 2018

Kimberlee Chang works with Dr. Krister Andersson to examine how governance institutions facilitate sustainable resource use by local communities. In her project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), she asks the research question "How do diverse communities work together to overcome common collective action...

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Visiting Scholar Dr. Mathias Delori

March 12, 2018

As part of the FIRST Program through CU Boulder, Dr. Mathias Delori will be a visiting scholar here at CU during the summer. He will be teaching PSCI 3143-200. Course Information Learn About the FIRST Program

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CU Connections: Joe Jupille

March 1, 2018

Read more about our Political Science Professor, Joe Jupille, and his involvement in the CU athletics department. His spotlight article is linked here .


UndocuAllies at CU Boulder

Feb. 19, 2018

The Political Science Department stands in solidarity with undocumented students, staff, and their families at CU Boulder. We value their contributions and committment to our campus and communities, and are stronger because of them. Accessable Resources Provided Through the University: Information for DACA and ASSET Recipients Mental Health Resources O...

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Candidate Joe Neguse Visits with Political Science Club

Feb. 5, 2018

In February of 2018, Joe Neguse visited the CU Political Science Club to discuss his experience in Colorado politics. Joe is both a CU alumnus and former Regent at the University, a position that he held while still in law school. In the time since, he co founded New Era...