Tony Robinson Continues to Publish on Korean Studies

July 26, 2023

Political Science Associate Professor Tony Robinson’s second book on Korean studies to come out in the last year, A Flying Dragon , is the only English-language biography of the founding King of Korea’s 500-year Choson dynasty. The book was recently highlighted by Hankyoreh , one of Korea’s leading newspapers. His...

Political Science Student Needs Faculty Help with Capstone Project Survey

April 27, 2023

Lauren Studdard, a junior studying Political Science, is analyzing the intersection of views on free speech and political affiliation for her capstone project. In order to accurately study these intersections she created a faculty survey focused on the CU Denver campus community. She says, “This is something I have been...

Alum Darrel Guadnola Becomes Commerce City Chief of Police

Feb. 16, 2023

Commerce City recently announced the hiring of Darrel Guadnola as the city’s next chief of police. Guadnola got his BA in Political Science from CU Denver in 1997 and holds master’s degrees in both Business Administration and Management from Regis University with a graduate certificate in Executive Leadership. A lifelong...

CLAS Alums Among 2022 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business

Aug. 24, 2022

The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the annual list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business and two CLAS alumni were in the ranks. Lorena Zimmer MA ’00 in Anthropology, now at Denver Health; and Adrienne Mansanares BA’02 Political Science, now working at Planned Parenthood of...

Food Security and Prices from Sasha Breger Bush

April 28, 2022

Associate Professor of Political Science Sasha Breger Bush’s article on food security and food deserts in Denver recently won the Editor’s Choice Award in the Journal of Economic Issues . In addition, Breger Bush had an opportunity to address food prices and food security earlier this month in her lecture...

Ericka Wills Receives Labor Champion Award

March 31, 2022

Ericka Wills, New Directions Lecturer for Labor Leadership, recently received the Robert F. Kennedy Labor Champion Award at the Southern Colorado Labor Council dinner in Pueblo in recognition of her contributions to the labor movement.

Congratulations to CLAS Alum named to the DBJ 40 Under 40 2021 Class

April 15, 2021

Murphy F. Robinson, III (MA '15 in Political Science, New Directions Program), was recently named to the Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List for 2021 . Robinson is the Executive Director of the Department of Public Safety and the Deputy Mayor for the City and County of Denver. He...

Westbrook and Robinson Publish on Public Health Impacts of “Anti-Homeless” Legislation

June 18, 2020

Graduate student in Health and Behavioral Sciences, Marisa Westbrook, and Associate Professor of Political Science Tony Robinson recently published, “Unhealthy by design: health & safety consequences of the criminalization of homelessness,” in the Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness . Although U.S. cities are expanding “anti-homeless” legislation – such as...

Tino rangiwewehitanga: An indigenous articulation of decolonial Tribal governance in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Oct 30

Oct. 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Student Commons 1300 Presented by Maori Fulbright Visiting Scholar: Dr. Rangimarie Mahuika, University of Waikato, Aotearoa/New Zealand, (Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Ngāti Whakaue, Te Rarawa) has an interdisciplinary background in Education and Law and has both published on and taught about Kaupapa Māori research theory and methods...

Abolishing Columbus Day: The Long Struggle of Indigenous Peoples' Resistance, Oct 10

Oct. 10, 2019

3:00 pm Tivoli room 440 Dr. Nick Estes is a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, co-founder of The Red Nation, and author of Our History Is The Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline , and Long Tradition of...