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Graduate Part-Time Instructor Award: Congratulations to Christopher Jorde!

May 18, 2020

Congratulations to Christopher Jorde, winner of the Graduate Part-Time Instructor Award! This award recognizes excellence in graduate student teaching. Chris Jorde speaks about his teaching philosphy: "As an instructor my primary objectives are twofold: first, I seek to encourage interest in and deepen students’ knowledge of some aspect of the...

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PSCI Student Awarded Udall Scholarship

May 18, 2020

PSCI student and junior, Kelsey Grant, has been awarded the prestigious Udall Scholarship this year! Congratulations Kelsey! Kelsey advocates for climate change policies and environmental stewardship. Read more about Kelsey and about the Udall Scholarship in CU Boulder Today here .

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New Article Published by Prof. Sarah Sokhey!

May 6, 2020

For the past two months, CU Boulder Poli Sci Professor Sarah Sokhey has been teaching virtually at Sciences Po Bordeaux as a visiting professor. Sciences Po Bordeaux has published Sokhey's reflections here: Congrats, Professor Sokhey!

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PSCI 4792: Issues in Latin American Politics

April 28, 2020

Interested in ongoing social problems in Latin America? Consider taking Issues in Latin American Politics! This A-term course explores the origins of pressing social issues in a very dynamic region. Over the month of June, we’ll study the development of democracy, problems of violence and inequality, and the role of...


Can Corona virus Defeat the Politics of Austerity?

April 22, 2020

By Sven Steinmo and Mark Blyth Want to learn more about the effects that this current pandemic has been having on the American economy and government spending? Our very own Sven Steinmo discusses this very topic alongside his colleague, Mark Blyth in this article. Read it here .

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Political Science Intro to Public Policy Analysis

April 21, 2020

Political Science Intro to Public Policy Analysis PSCI 2106, 3 semester hours, Section 200, Summer Term B: July 9 - August 9, M-F: 9:15 – 10:50* Instructor: Srinivas “Chinnu” Parinandi, Assistant Professor of Political Science COURSE DESCRIPTION Why does the United States not have a comprehensive green energy policy while...


PSCI 4221: Political Psychology

April 17, 2020

Have you ever wondered why humans react to politics in certain ways? Would you like to learn more about how emotions, cognition, intergroup relationships, and even genetics affect the way we think about and process political stimuli? If so, take PSCI 4221: Political Psychology during summer term A. This class...


Qualitative Research Methods

April 14, 2020

PSCI 4028 Special Topics: Qualitative Research Methods MWF 10:00-10:50 HLMS 241 Instructor: Svet Derderyan This course introduces students to conceptualizing and applying qualitative research in the social sciences. The objective is to enable students to create and critique qualitative research designs including comparative case studies, process tracing, interviews, and archival...

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The Age of Lincoln

April 14, 2020

PSCI 4028 Special Topics: The Age of Lincoln TTH 11:00-12:15 MUEN E064 Instructor: Elizabeth Eastman President Abraham Lincoln lived in one of the most divisive periods in American politics and history. What events led to Lincoln ascending to the Presidency, how did he navigate the tumultuous era, and what is...

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Americans are losing income and preferring online education

April 9, 2020

Americans are losing income and preferring online education Six in 10 Americans have lost jobs, hours or income from the coronavirus pandemic, according to results of a new survey from Strada Education Network, a nonprofit that researches and funds education and employment pathways. These results are the second weekly batch...