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  • james curryLegislating in the Dark

    In an episode from the podcast No Jargon, James Curry, assistant professor of political science, explains how limited resources have enabled party leaders to write and negotiate most laws in Congress.

  • ian adamsAdams named 2017 ASPA Founders Fellow

    Congratulations to Ian Adams, political science PhD student, for being named a 2017 American Society for Public Administration Founders Fellow!

  • eun bin chungAid for Vote? United Nations General Assembly Voting and American Aid Allocation

    In a new publication, Eun Bin Chung, political science assistant professor, and her co-author demonstrate that the US provides more aid to countries who hold unfavorable positions to the US only in the post-Cold War era.

  • valeria jiminezJimenez receives Undergraduate Diversity Scholars Award

    Congratulations to Valeria Jimenez, Political Science HBS, who received the Undergraduate Diversity Scholars Award from the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).

  • satin tashniziThree Things For Brands To Consider When Targeting Millennials

    Established brands and organizations have been trying to adapt their advertising strategies to appeal to millennials for years. In a recent Forbes article, Satin Tashnizi (HBS political science '17), says one of the solutions for a higher voter turnout among millennials is an increase in accessibility.

  • tim chamblessCould Steve Bannon’s efforts really unseat Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch?

    Tim Chambless, associate professor of political science, weighs in on the "mini-drama" that is unfolding between former White House chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and Senate Republicans.

  • jesus valeroValero and team awarded RWJF grant

    Congratulations to political science assistant professor Jesus Valero and team who were awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).

  • Poli-Sci and ENVST Tackle Food CertificationPoli-Sci and ENVST Tackle Food Certification

    Check out this report by David Carter (Political Science) and two undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies!

  • Frustrated Utah Republicans, Democrats Form New Centrist Political PartyFrustrated Utah Republicans, Democrats Form New Centrist Political Party

    The new United Utah Party is meant to be a home to those in the center of the political spectrum who are frustrated with the polarity of the current two-party system. Political science associate professor Tim Chambless says that the party could catch on if it proves to have staying power after the 2018 election.

  • Salt Lake County is Becoming Less MormonSalt Lake County is Becoming Less Mormon

    Morgan Lyon Cotti, associate director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics and adjunct assistant professor of political science, weighs in on the changing demographics of the LDS church in Utah.

  • In Navajo Nation, Bad Roads Can Mean Life or DeathIn Navajo Nation, Bad Roads Can Mean Life or Death

    Political science professor Dan McCool says that the conflict over the quality of reservation roads is typical of many of the service problems experienced by Utah Navajos.

  • Congratulations to Kim Gabbitas!Congratulations to Kim Gabbitas!

    Kim Gabbitas, ’17 (Political Science), recently presented research on ‘Trade Union Trade-Offs: Unions, Voters, and the Rise of Right-Wing Populism’ at the 15th Claremont-University of California Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union, April 6-7, 2017.

  • Trump's Enforcement on Undocumented ImmigrantsTrump's Enforcement on Undocumented Immigrants

    Professor Claudio Holzner discusses his research on the civic and political ties undocumented immigrants have to their communities and the real-life impact that Trump's new stricter enforcement guidelines will have on immigrant communities.

  • Checks and BalancesChecks and Balances

    Assistant professor James Curry explains how executive orders can be challenged.

  • Trump's Effect on Foreign PolicyTrump's Effect on Foreign Policy

    Professor Howard Lehman discusses how Trump's presidency may weaken the United States in terms of global relations.

Last Updated: 12/14/17