Barbara Kufiadan, political science major, added her voice to that of other U students in a recent article from The Salt Lake Tribune. “I don’t feel like we’ve come that far,” she said. “We’re still fighting systematic oppression that keeps black people down.”
On July 15, 2016, a faction of the Turkish military attempted to overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Hakan Yavuz, professor of political science said, "In Turkey, the Gulen movement as a structure is more or less finished, but the soul, the spirit of the moment is still alive."
Everyone knows elected members of Congress are generally older than most other Americans, but it may surprise some to hear just how old.
Matthew Burbank, associate professor of political science, has spent much of his time devoted to studying urban policy with an emphasis on the Olympics. He believes South Korea viewed these Olympics as another chance to host the world, like it did with the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.
John Francis, professor of political science, and Leslie Francis, professor of philosophy and law, spoke with Tom Williams of Access Utah about their book Privacy: What Everyone Needs to Know.
Political science associate professor Matthew Burbank said the outcome is “better than I would have thought,” and suggests that attitudes toward the LGBTQ community among Utah voters are changing along with those in the rest of the country.
A temporary budget fix is in place. What's next? James Curry, assistant professor of political science, spoke with Julie Rose on Top of Mind Radio on the politics that will play out in the next phase.
Tim Chambless, associate professor (lecturer) of political science spoke with Good4Utah regarding President Trump's visit to Utah and what it means for Bears Ears National Monument.
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.
Congratulations to Ian Adams, political science PhD student, for being named a 2017 American Society for Public Administration Founders Fellow!
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.
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).
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 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.
Congratulations to political science assistant professor Jesus Valero and team who were awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
Check out this report by David Carter (Political Science) and two undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Assistant professor James Curry explains how executive orders can be challenged.
Professor Howard Lehman discusses how Trump's presidency may weaken the United States in terms of global relations.
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.
While media headlines criticize Congressional processes, assistant professor James Curry argues that Congress still makes laws just as it always has.
Congratulations to assistant professor David Carter, who just received the American Society for Public Administrations Founders' Fellowship for 2017.
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.
Political science associate professor Edmund Fong speaks with Good4Utah on the racially charged rhetoric that has been central through this election cycle.
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”.
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Poli-sci chair Mark Button discusses the connection between the recent political ascendency of Donald Trump and ancient Greece.