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Dr. Betcy Jose Participates in Human Security Lab Panel

Sept. 14, 2023

CU Denver's Dr. Betcy Jose has been selected to participate in a web panel hosted by Human Security Lab this October! Dr. Jose, an expert in international politics, armed conflict, and humanitarian law, will join an international selection of fellow academic and practitioner experts to discuss the topic of civillian...

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Faculty Op-ed Published in The Hill

Aug. 31, 2023

Political Science professor Dr. Sasha Breger Bush authored an op-ed in The Hill this week about the ways student debt is impacting the beginning of this school year. She discusses the difficulties students face in registering for courses while in debt, the use of student loans as emergency living funds,...

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A Flying Dragon: King Taejo, Founder of Korea's Choson Dynasty

June 9, 2023

We are proud to announce the publication of Professor Tony Robinson and Minsun Ji's co-authored book, A Flying Dragon: King Taejo, Founder of Korea's Choson Dynasty. Based on original sources and royal diaries, this book is the only English language biography of the founding King of Korean's 500 year Joseon...

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Colorado Sun Interviews Prof. Betcy Jose

June 7, 2023

Our very own Dr. Betcy Jose was interviewed by the Colorado Sun regarding the crisis in Sudan. Sudanese in Colorado are seeking support from local politicians, and have communicated disappointment on the lack of concern and aid. There are credible claims that warring factions are violating civilian protections provided by...

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Prof. Betcy Jose Interviewed by 9News

May 10, 2023

Professor Betcy Jose was recently interviewed by 9News regarding the ongoing conflict in Sudan. Prof. Jose provided an extensive and accessible analysis of the conflict between two Sudanese generals who are vying for control of Sudan's capital city of Karthoum. Click here to watch the interview as Prof. Jose explains...

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9News Interviews Prof. Christoph Stefes on Ukraine

May 3, 2023

Prof. Christoph Stefes was invited back by 9News to give an update on the war in Ukraine. Prof. Stefes provides key insights into the current "stalemate" status of the war, the critical point at which the war stands, and how circumstances could be impacted by Ukraine's impending spring offensive. Click...

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Amache/Sand Creek Educational Trip

April 17, 2023

On March 21st, Professor Basim Mahmood led a small group of dedicated political science scholars to see the former Granada Relocation Center, also known as "Camp Amache", where over 7,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned after F.D.R. signed Executive Order 9066. While walking through the ruins of the site, these scholars...

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The Whole World Debt Crisis: Implications for the Global South

April 7, 2023

Professor Sasha Breger Bush's new article, "The Whole World Debt Crisis: Implications for the Global South," has been featured on the front page of Dollars & Sense economic magazine's March/April issue! Professor Breger Bush utilizes her expertise in international political economy to provide a keen analysis of the origins of...

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Women's Global Empowerment Fund

March 1, 2023

Professor 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...

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9News Interviews Faculty on Ukraine War - One Year Later

March 1, 2023

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...