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  • 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.

  • Professors Published in PS: Political Science & PoliticsProfessors Published in PS: Political Science & Politics

    Professors Brent J. Steele and Peri Schwartz-Shea have each been published in the latest issue of one of the leading journals of the American Political Science Association: PS: Political Science & Politics.

  • Congress is far more bipartisan than headlines suggestCongress is far more bipartisan than headlines suggest

    While media headlines criticize Congressional processes, assistant professor James Curry argues that Congress still makes laws just as it always has.

  • Professor Receives ASPA FellowshipProfessor Receives ASPA Fellowship

    Congratulations to assistant professor David Carter, who just received the American Society for Public Administrations Founders' Fellowship for 2017.

  • Conozca El Sistema ElectoralConozca El Sistema Electoral

    Associate professor and Center for Latin American Studies Director Claudio Holzner recently did an interview with the Spanish-language news station Telemundo10 about presidential candidate Evan McMullin.

  • Racial Tension in the ElecitonRacial Tension in the Election

    Political science associate professor Edmund Fong speaks with Good4Utah on the racially charged rhetoric that has been central through this election cycle.

  • Lina Svedin on Brexit Implications for Utah BusinessLina Svedin on Brexit Implications for Utah Business

    Associate professor of political science Lina Svedin participated in a panel presentation and discussion at the World Trade Center Utah for the Utah business community on August 2nd. The topic was “Implications of ‘Brexit’ for Utah businesses”.

Last Updated: 9/26/17