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How He Converted ‘Dumb Questions’ Into Serious Research: Conner Martinez, Class of 2021 M.A. Grad, on Getting Into a Political Science Ph.D. Program

How He Converted ‘Dumb Questions’ Into Serious Research: Conner Martinez, Class of 2021 M.A. Grad, on Getting Into a Political Science Ph.D. Program

Conner Martinez (M.A. ’21, Political Science) is heading to Indiana this August to begin a doctoral program in political science at the University of Notre…

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‘Over-Policed and Under-Protected’: Professor Michael Fortner on How to Safeguard Black Communities

‘Over-Policed and Under-Protected’: Professor Michael Fortner on How to Safeguard Black Communities

Professor Michael Fortner (Political Science) is the author of Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment, a close examination of…

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"She Was Speaking Directly to Us": Professor Celina Su on Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Poem, "The Hill We Climb"

“She Was Speaking Directly to Us”: Professor Celina Su on Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Poem, “The Hill We Climb”

Of the many stirring elements of last week’s presidential inauguration ceremony, Amanda Gorman’s reciting of her inauguration poem, “The Hill We Climb,” captured the most…

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Read the Fall 2020 Edition of Homo Politicus

Read the Fall 2020 Edition of Homo Politicus

The Fall 2020 issue of the department newsletter Homo Politicus is now available! To download the newsletter, click here. You can also access the newsletter…

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Alum Adam Sachs (M.A. '20) on Pivoting During the Pandemic: Laid Off from the Arts Sector, a Political Science Graduate Finds Opportunity and Meaning in New Role

Alum Adam Sachs (M.A. ’20) on Pivoting During the Pandemic: Laid Off from the Arts Sector, a Political Science Graduate Finds Opportunity and Meaning in New Role

Adam Sachs (M.A. ’20, Political Science) was two months away from graduation when he was laid off from his finance role at a prestigious performing…

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Class of '90 Alum J. Phillip Thompson Receives President's Distinguished Alum Metal

Class of ’90 Alum J. Phillip Thompson Receives President’s Distinguished Alum Metal

James Phillip Thompson (Ph.D. ’90, Political Science) is a leading urban planner and political scientist whose career exemplifies a commitment to academic research, community development,…

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Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf receives 2019 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf receives 2019 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award

Distinguished Professor John Mollenkopf was awarded the 2019 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award at the annual meeting of the Urban Affairs Association….

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Spring 2019 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

Spring 2019 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

The Spring 2019 issue of the department newsletter, Homo Politicus, is now available! To download the newsletter, click here. You can also access the newsletter…

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Fall 2018 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

Fall 2018 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

The Fall 2018 issue of the department newsletter, Homo Politicus, is now available! To download the newsletter, click here

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Spring 2018 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

Spring 2018 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

The Spring 2018 issue of the department newsletter, Homo Politicus, is now available! Check out this issue’s special feature in honor of Frances Fox Piven….

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