Women's Global Empowerment Fund - International Women's Day Event 2023Women's Global Empowerment. Fund logo

Dr. Karen Sugar, CU Denver Political Science faculty and alumnus, founded the Women's Global Empowerment Fund (WGEF) while studying as a graduate student at CU. The WGEF is celebrating International Women's Day by hosting a lively event that includes an informative panel discussion on Women, Leadership, and Embracing Equity! The event will also include "Sips and Shopping for a Cause" as attendees can enjoy wine and merchandise, the profits of which will go partially to the WGEF.

Click here to donate and learn more!


Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel Discussion: 5:00 PM
Location: Cherry Creek, 250 Columbine Street, Suite 115, Denver, CO

9News Interviews Faculty on Ukraine War - One Year LaterUkraine flag

One year after the start of the war in Ukraine, 9News journalist Chris Bianchi interviewed CU Denver Political Science faculty Dr. Christoph Stefes (who specializes in Eastern European studies with an emphasis on Russia) and Dr. Betcy Jose (a specialist in international law) for their insight into the war so far. Dr. Stefes and Dr. Jose offer valuable expertise into what the current state of the war looks like and what may lie ahead.

Click here to see their full 15-minute interview from February 24, 2023!



Aerial shot of a city at nightIPE with SBB

Since June 2022, Dr. Sasha Breger Bush has been sharing her extensive knowledge of international political economics via her insightful, in-depth Global News Roundup! Be sure to visit her Substack to see breakdowns of complex international topics such as global supply shortages, corruption, cost of living, and more!




Sustainable, Smart, and Solidary SeoulSeoul cityscape photo

Congratulations to Professor Tony Robinson and Minsun Ji on their newly released book, Sustainable, Smart, Solidary Seoul: Transforming an Asian Megacity. Their book focuses on how state policy drastically impacted Seoul's social economy, urban planning, and city inovation strategies.

You can find their book linked here: Sustainable, Smart, and Solidary Seoul





Coast of CrimeaRussia as a Norm Entrepreneur: Crimea and Humanitarian Intervention   

Congratulations to Profs. Betcy Jose and Christoph Stefes on their newly published article “Russia as a Norm Entrepreneur: Crimea and Humanitarian Intervention.

Their article takes Crimea as an example to explore the ways in which Russia utilizes a humanitarian frame in order to pursue a normative agenda. You can find their article below:

Russia as a Norm Entrepreneur: Crimea and Humanitarian Intervention