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Freedom and Democracy in the Ancient Middle East: A Lecture with Dr. Nicholas Rockwell

Please join us Wednesday, October 20, from 12:30-2:00pm, in-person in Student Commons, Room 2600, or streaming online. The concept of freedom and consensual forms of government were crucial components of politics in the ancient Middle East. When new kings came to power, they frequently presented themselves as liberating the people...

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Call for proposals for the 2021 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics

Sept. 23, 2021

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The End of an Era: Who Will Govern Germany After Merkel? - A Zoom Lecture with Professors Christoph Stefes & Thorsten Spehn

Sept. 14, 2021

Please join us for a Zoom lecture: The End of an Era: Who Will Govern Germany After Merkel? presented by Professors Christoph Stefes and Thorsten Spehn on Thursday, September 23rd from 2-3:30pm MST. Dr. Stefes and Dr. Spehn will speak on Germany's upcoming elections possibilities. Zoom link: On the...

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The Taliban's Victory: A Conversation on an Event Long Foretold - A Talk by Dr. Bassem Hassan

Sept. 8, 2021

Please join us Tuesday, September 14th, from 11:00am - 12:15pm in Student Commons Room 2600, for a talk by Dr. Bassem Hassan on the unfolding events - and past causes - of the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan. Masks are required indoors.

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Highlighted Graduate Course: PSCI 5551-International Society: Critical Perspectives

Aug. 9, 2021

PSCI 5551-001: International Society: Critical Perspectives with Professor Bassem Hassan Tuesdays | 5:00-7:50pm | Plaza 116 This course discusses the hierarchies that exist in international society and the mechanisms used in excluding certain actors and privileging others. Topics discussed include the Iranian nuclear program, prostitution near military bases, international law...

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Governor’s Executive Internship with Jared Polis

Aug. 6, 2021

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2021 Internships! The Governor’s Executive Internship program works with diverse and talented students and growing professionals to develop their skill sets and expand their understanding of state government, its institutions, and functions. Interested applicants of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to learn more about...

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Highlighted PSCI Courses for Fall 2021!

Aug. 2, 2021

There's still room to enroll in these awesome Political Science courses! PSCI 3002 - 001: Politics in the Black Community with Omar Montgomery Thursdays | 5:30-8:20pm | North 1405 This course examines the experience of Black Americans within the American political landscape. Race identity politics in the United States shaped...

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Jobs and Paid Internship Opportunities Available with Civic Nation

July 2, 2021

Fall 2021 remote positions available through Civic Nation. Internships pay $15.20/hour.

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Congratulations to our Spring 2021 Graduates!

May 4, 2021

Congratulations to all of our Spring 2021 graduates! We are so proud of each of you! Undergraduates Raeannon Acosta - Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Masharee Alazemi - Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Mahlet Alem - Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Jaber Ahmad Akuwari - Bachelor of...

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Professor Glenn T Morris Publishes Article: Opinion: The U.S. has finally acknowledged the genocide of Armenians. What about Native Americans?

May 3, 2021

Opinion by Glenn T. Morris and Simon Maghakyan Glenn T. Morris is an associate professor and President’s Teaching Scholar at the University of Colorado Denver. He also serves on the Leadership Council of the American Indian Movement of Colorado. Simon Maghakyan is an Armenian Genocide descendant, visiting scholar at Tufts...