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Meet Josh Strayhorn

Aug. 23, 2018

Assistant Professor “I think college is an opportunity for people to become broad-minded citizens; students should get an exposure to all kinds of ways of thinking and disciplines and learn how they fit together. I think it’s very important to have a sense of perspective of our world of knowledge,”...

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Meet Janet Donavan

June 27, 2018

Senior Instructor Since she was a little girl, politics has always fascinated Dr. Janet Donavan. “In Kindergarten, I was really interested in the 1980 presidential election”, she explained, “and when I was in 3 rd grade, I got a subscription to NewsWeek for my birthday.” “I don’t know why. My...

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Meet Sven Steinmo

April 19, 2018

Professor Steinmo recently returned to the University of Colorado after working in Florence, Italy since 2007. We asked him how this international experience influenced him as a teacher and a scholar. “I have been lucky to have lived in several countries over my lifetime,” Steinmo told us. “I honestly believe...

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Who is in the Political Science Club?

April 18, 2018

For Harper Scott Martin, politics have always been a major passion. “I grew up on Capitol Hill so since a very young age I was sort of indoctrinated into caring about politics, and it hasn’t gone away,” he explained. After learning about Scott Martin’s impressive history with politics, it’s easy...

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Meet Michaele Ferguson

March 23, 2018

Associate Professor “I am an army brat. I actually spent most of my childhood living in Western Europe,” Professor Ferguson says. Between the ages of three and 13, she lived in West Germany and the Netherlands. “I was living outside the United States but reading news about it. We would...

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Meet Sarah Wilson Sokhey

Feb. 5, 2018

Assistant Professor Dr. Sarah Wilson Sokhey’s life in academia is a tale of two worlds. Not only has she been a part of the CU Boulder faculty since 2009, she is affiliated with the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. “I have been going to Russia...

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Meet David Bearce

Dec. 4, 2017

Professor in Political Science and International Affairs David Bearce, both a Political Science and International Affairs professor, says his earliest memories were of his time spent in Kenya when his father joined the Peace Corps. “The Kenyan government wanted professors to train Kenyans to teach, so you can’t just take...

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Meet Andrew Philips

Nov. 15, 2017

Assistant Professor Professor Andrew Philips arrived at the University of Colorado this semester – making him the newest addition to the Department of Political Science. “I chose this department because everyone was working on interesting projects and there was an emphasis on political economy, which is the substantive topic that...

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Meet the Co-Presidents of Pi Sigma Alpha

Oct. 16, 2017

Bailey Parker Bailey Parker, a senior now at the University of Colorado, Boulder majoring in political science, isn’t ready to stop learning. She has a confident and gracious presence, and loves her major. “I love CU and taking classes everyday. I’m very passionate about learning and working to establish positive...

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Meet Adrian Shin

Oct. 10, 2017

Assistant Professor Joining the faculty at CU Boulder is a dream come true for Professor Adrian Shin, who started here in the Fall of 2016. ”I love being able to drive only 20 minutes and to be in the mountains,” he said, “and living near the mountains has always been...

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