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Featured Fall 2022 Classes!

July 27, 2022

Believe it or not, the Fall 2022 semester is just around the corner, and we have a few courses that still have room left in them. Jump to Graduate Courses Undergraduate Courses – Course Descriptions PSCI 1001: Introduction to Political Science: The Quest for Freedom and Justice (Campus, MW 11:00-12:15pm)...

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The Rich Got Richer: The politics of Economic Inequality with Dr. Steve DelCastillo

March 22, 2022

Steve DelCastillo, PhD, is currently the Director of the Center for New Directions in Politics and Public Policy. He is an economist having received his PhD from the University of Colorado Boulder. His work and research have focused in the areas of labor economics and political economy. His previous work...

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Spring 2022 Jerry Jacks Scholarship Available Now!

The CU Denver Political Science Department is pleased to announce the availability of student scholarships available to undergraduate majors in Political Science at CU Denver. Eligible students must be single parents. Preferred applicants will also be students who have demonstrated exceptional service or leadership in engaging the challenges facing traditionally...

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Spring 2022 Beeks Scholarship Available Now! - $1500

The CU Denver Political Science Department is pleased to announce the availability of a student scholarship available to majors and graduate students in Political Science at CU Denver who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the study of women’s issues . Such issues may include, but are not limited to: gender...

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Christoph Stefes Shares Analysis on Ukraine-Russia Tensions

As tensions in Eastern Europe continue to build, and a Russian invasion of Ukraine seems imminent, we enlisted faculty expert Dr. Christoph Stefes , a professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, to help explain what the crisis means for Russia, Ukraine, and the world...

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Event: Reframing the Great Resignation the Rising Consciousness of Workers Today - A Talk by Dr. James Walsh

Feb. 16, 2022

Reframing the Great Resignation: the Rising Consciousness of Workers Today - A Talk by Dr. James Walsh Tuesday, March 1st, from 12:30pm-2:00pm in Student Commons Building/AB1 Room 1500 and livestreaming to the @cudenverpolisci youtube channel . When King Soopers' workers ended a successful strike last month, it represented a local...

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Volunteer Opportunity with Caraveo for Congress

Jan. 12, 2022

Caraveo for Congress is currently seeking finance and field volunteers to help with the campaign for Colorado's 8th Congressional District. For those considering a career in electoral politics, or who just want to get a taste of campaign work, this is a great place to start! Dr. Yadira Caraveo is...

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Featured Spring 2022 PSCI Courses

Jan. 5, 2022

The Spring '22 semester is almost here, and we are gearing up to welcome CU Denver students back into our e-classrooms (as well as on campus for our in-person classes after January 28th) soon! We've got awesome courses that still have some room left. Classes begin on January 18th, so...

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Autopsy of a Failed State: What South Korea's Successful COVID Response Teaches Us About America's Broken Politics with Dr. Tony Robinson

Nov. 9, 2021

Autopsy of a Failed State: What South Korea's Successful COVID Response Teaches Us About America's Broken Politics with Dr. Tony Robinson Date/Time: Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 | 11:00am-12:00pm Location: Student Commons 2600 and livestreaming * Masks required at indoor events Though South Korea and the USA diagnosed their first COVID...

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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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