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...


Meet Srinivas "Chinnu" Parinandi

Oct. 3, 2017

Assisstant Professor Professor Parinandi is one of the newest additions to the Department of Political Science - arriving at the University of Colorado in the fall of 2015. “I chose to come to CU because it is a big research university that has a solid commitment to teaching” he said...


Meet Joe Jupille

Sept. 14, 2017

Associate Professor Professor Joe Jupille doesn’t have your normal commute to and from campus every day. “I ride my bike to and from work” and “it is about 10 miles each way or about 45 minutes away.” “It started as a personal thing to improve my own fitness, but it...


Meet Anand Sokhey

Sept. 12, 2017

Associate Professor Starting from a young age, Dr. Anand Edward Sokhey was surrounded by politics. “I came from a family that talks politics all the time,” he said, reflecting on his upbringing. This immersion in politics only continued during his years as an undergraduate in Ohio. Sokhey “started doing research...


Meet Steve Chan

Sept. 1, 2017

Professor “I came to CU in 1984. It’s been a long time,” Professor Chan begins. He is one of the longest serving professors in the Political Science department and has been teaching at CU fo r over thirty years. Born in China, Dr. Chan grew up in both Hong Kong...


Meet Greg Young

July 31, 2017

Instructor in Political Science Most people only have time for one career in their life, but Dr. Greg Young couldn’t stop at just one. “You could say I’ve had two careers. I did 24 years in the Navy and now 20 years as an academic or as a teacher” he...


Meet Horst Mewes

April 28, 2017

Associate Professor in Political Science Horst Mewes grew up in Germany after the second world war. In 1955, at age 15, he immigrated to the United States with his parents. “After the war, Germany was heavily destroyed, so it was rebuilding,” Mewes said. “When we came to the U.S., it...

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Meet Carew Boulding

April 4, 2017

Associate Professor in Political Science “I always liked the idea of being a professor,” Dr. Carew Boulding reflected from her serene, second-story office. Packed wall to wall with books, the office is a reminder of the ten years Boulding has spent doing what she loves at CU Boulder, the only...

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Meet Ryan Dawkins

Feb. 22, 2017

PhD Candidate, Graduate Part-Time Instructor Whether it’s about course material, politics in the news, or his own personal experiences, Ryan Dawkins loves to answer the questions his students ask him. However, there is one part of his story he “never tells his students”: “I did my undergrad at Colorado State...

John Griffin

Meet John Griffin

Feb. 8, 2017

Professor in Political Science and Faculty Director of the Conference on World Affairs Six years ago, John Griffin contacted CU professor Scott Adler about an open position at the University of Notre Dame, where Griffin was teaching at the time. “We reached out to Scott and he politely declined,” Griffin...