scott adler

Meet Scott Adler

Jan. 4, 2017

Professor of Political Science and Director of the American Politics Research Lab Professor Scott Adler may work in the city of Boulder, but for the last twenty years, his work has been paying off all over Colorado. “I probably have a [former] student working for every major lawmaker in the...

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Meet Andy Baker

Nov. 4, 2016

Associate Professor, Director of the Program on International Development When it comes to textbooks, Andy Baker is one professor who’s been on both sides of the coin. Not only has he taught from different textbooks throughout his career, he’s also written his own textbook, Shaping the Developing World, which was...

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Meet Shawnna Mullenax

Oct. 28, 2016

PhD Candidate, President of PSCI Graduate Students When Shawnna Mullenax enrolled at West Virginia University, she had plans to become a chiropractor; however, she quickly learned that it’s never too early to change your major. “Three weeks into college, I knew it wasn’t for me,” said the fifth-year graduate student...

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Meet Meg Shannon

Oct. 7, 2016

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Program The average American drives 37 miles in a day and nearly 300 miles in a week.* That number approaches the distance of about 316 miles from Amsterdam to Paris, a commute that CU professor Meg Shannon made while she was in graduate school...

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Meet David Brown

Sept. 6, 2016

Chair, Department of Political Science...and Broncos Quarterback? What do you need to know about CU’s political science chair? Ask him yourself, and you may get an answer like this: “I’ve got something in common with Peyton Manning.” David Brown, who works as both the political science department chair and a...