Joris Alawoe

Congratulations Joris Alawoe

April 22, 2021

Joris Alawoe, a CU Boulder junior majoring in political science, has been named a prestigious Truman Scholar, an honor that includes $30,000 for graduate study at an institution of his choice. Each scholar also receives leadership training, career counseling, and special internship and fellowship opportunities within the federal government. Read...


Political Science Club Event

March 17, 2021

The Political Science Club is hosting an event with the Air Force Academy political discussion club this weekend!

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Political Science Virtual Town Hall - Couldn't attend? Info here!

Nov. 11, 2020

The Political Science Department hosted a town hall meeting regarding the upcoming Spring semester on Monday, November 9th for our undergraduate students. Check out the link below for a full breakdown of the meeting and answers during the Q&A session! Town Hall Meeting Overview Students may still submit questions to...


Get Involved in PoliSci - Zoom Recording

Sept. 8, 2020

On Friday, September 4th, the Political Science Department held a remote Zoom event to discuss topics such as: Election events with the Political Science Club Internships with the STUDIO Research Lab Political Science Honors Society American Politics Research Lab Keller Center for the Study of the 1st Amendment Publishing with...

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Compromise in an Era of Party Polarization

Aug. 31, 2020

Americans are deeply divided along partisan lines. The disagreements between Democrats and Republicans are not just ideological, but also social. Friends are unfriended on social media for their political rants. Political arguments threaten the harmony of Thanksgiving gatherings. The partisan divides among Americans are thought to fuel gridlock in Washington,...


Get Involved in Political Science Event

Aug. 31, 2020

Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card! Get Involved in Political Science A Remote Zoom Event Tune in to learn about:  Election events with the Political Science Club  Internships with the STUDIO Research Lab  Political Science Honors Society  American Politics Research Lab  Keller Center for the...

Political Science Club Info Session announcement

Political Science Club Information Session

Aug. 28, 2020

The CU Political Science club will be holding an information session to write a club constitution! If you are unable to attend, the meeting will be recorded & shared after the meeting. Thursday, September 3@ 5 p.m. MT Email Damon Roberts ( ) to RSVP

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Political Science Club Wants You!

Aug. 7, 2020

Interested in building a community with other Political Science Majors? The Political Science Club is looking for new members. If you would like to work with others to create an inclusive environment to discuss politics and current events, organize and participate in activities (like election watch parties), connect more with...

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New PSCI Augmester Course: Intro to American Politics!

June 25, 2020

Need credits? Political Science has a new Augmester course! PSCI 1101-050 Introduction to American Politics M-F 12:30-3:30 PM (taught remotely) Instructor: Christopher Jorde Course Description: The Trump presidency has been nothing if not polarizing. To some his election represented “draining the swamp” of corrupt Washington politicians and to others it...

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Still looking for a Term B course? Check out PSCI 2004: Western Political Thought

May 19, 2020

Modern Political Ideologies Summer Term B 12:45 pm-2:20 pm MST* Instructor: Kimberly Killen In Modern Political Ideologies, we will interrogate what we know about liberalism, socialism, conservatism, fascism, and anarchism. From John Locke to Karl Marx, feminism to #BlackLives Matter, we will engage in close readings and in-depth discussion to...