Morris on DPD Surveillance

March 14, 2017

Glenn Morris, Associate Professor in the Political Science Department and Director of the Fourth World Center , recently recounted his experiences with Denver Police Department surveillance. Denver Police Use Social Media to Follow Activists, Bring Back Fears of Spy Files Westword, Jan 17

Stefes on Russia

March 14, 2017

Christoph Stefes, Professor of Political Science, studies authoritarianism and democratization. In Russia, control over both political power and corruption is concentrated among a small group of politicians and the oligarchs in their inner circle, and no institution or prosecutor has enough power to challenge them. How 'Islands of Honesty' can...

Horton on Immigration Policy

Nov. 22, 2016

During the election season, Associate Professor of Anthropology Sarah Horton had several opinion pieces published in the Huffington Post using findings from her book to address current issues regarding immigration policy: The Hole in Trump's Wall Sept 9 IIRAIRA at 20: Still Punitive and Unequal Sept 30 (with Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz...

Noel on the Ambitious Founding of Denver

Nov. 22, 2016

When the city was first founded, there was little hope that it would last. Thomas J. Noel or "Dr. Colorado," a Professor of History and Director of Public History, Preservation & Colorado Studies at the University of Colorado Denver explains, "The difference was the people involved – the human beings...

Tagg PIPELINE Project Receives Funding

Nov. 22, 2016

Randy Tagg, Associate Professor in Physics, calls his latest funded project his "big little grant"—because the impact is potentially far greater than the amount of funding would imply (about $78,000 to CU Denver over three years). The NSF PIPELINE "Promoting Innovation and Physics Entrepreneurship through Institutional Engagement" project will combine...

Walsh helping memorialize lost Irish buried outside Leadville

Nov. 22, 2016

"I found myself standing in the midst of all these sunken, unmarked graves. I started checking records and I just knew that this is what I wanted to write about and talk about for my professional career," says Jim Walsh, Associate Professor of Political Science. On October 1, Walsh spoke...

Whitesides on Historic Election

Nov. 22, 2016

Clinical Assistant Professor (C/T) of History Greg Whitesides explains where this election will fit in history. How election 2016 measures up historically 9News, Oct 12

Bean Research on Emergency Communication

Nov. 22, 2016

Recent terror activities brought attention back to a paper published in March in The Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management by Associate Professor of Communication Hamilton Bean and colleagues, investigating how people interpreted W.E.A.s during an unfamiliar event. Cellphone Alerts Used in New York to Search for Bombing Suspect New...

Cobb on Third Party Candidate Impacts

Nov. 22, 2016

Mathematical and Statistical Studies Associate Professor Loren Cobb explains how voting for a third party candidate affects the election outcome. Race for the White House: Your vote counts (video) 9News, Oct 28

Hill Research on Redlining

Nov. 22, 2016

Jordan Hill, Director of the Social Justice Program, recently completed a large digital humanities/social justice project that that he has been collaborating on for almost 4 years entitled " Mapping Inequality ." The project is the interdisciplinary research endeavor of dozens of scholars around the country using GIS and historical...

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