Tag: Political Science
- UMass Boston Students Have Second Opportunity To Intern in DC This Summer Through EMK Institute
For the second summer, UMass Boston students will have an opportunity to intern for congressional leaders through the Young Leaders Network, a program offered through the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, which is located on campus.
- Former Governor Dukakis, President William Bulger Provide Insight to Honors College Students
At the request of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, students in Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien’s honors class are spending the fall semester developing recommendations to enrich the Strand Theatre. On Monday, the students got the chance to pick the brains of two political legends.
- Prof. Robert Weiner Retires, Marks Nearly 50 Years of Excellence, Student Focus
Political science and international relations expert begins post-retirement phase.
- Lecture: The Arab Spring and Its Aftermath with Guest Speaker Shadi Hamid
Shadi Hamid is a fellow with the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, and the author of Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy.
- Senator Cowan Shares Life Lessons on Success and Failure with UMass Boston Audience
Former Senator William Maurice “Mo” Cowan shared candid stories from his personal and professional life in the public and private sectors.
- Senator Cowan to Speak at McCormack Leadership Series
Students, faculty, alumni, and staff are invited to hear former Senator Cowan speak about the personal, professional, and political experiences that took him from the private sector to D.C.
- Voter Suppression, Equal Rights, and The Promise of Democracy
The UMass Boston team of sociologist Keith Bentele and political scientist Erin O'Brien will discuss their research, which presents evidence that many states are suppressing voters of color.
- Dukakis and Bulger Meet with UMass Boston Political Science Students
Students lunch and learn with former governor and senate president and celebrate Dukakis' 80th birthday as well.
- Real ‘Law & Order’ Gives Insight to UMass Boston Students Pursuing Law Enforcement, Legal Careers
The Massachusetts Appeals Court was in session last month in UMass Boston’s Campus Center Ballroom. The appeals court holds about a half dozen sessions outside of John Adams Courthouse in Boston each year, which the justices affectionately refer to as “road shows.”
- Massachusetts Appeals Court to Return to UMass Boston Oct. 18
The Massachusetts Appeals Court returns to the University of Massachusetts Boston on Friday, October 18 to hear criminal and civil cases.
- Congressman Joe Moakley Remembered at UMass Boston/JFK Library Event
Event celebrates Mark Schneider's new book on this "regular Joe"
- 20 Years of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: What Have We Learned?
Join us for a discussion led by faculty experts in political science, international relations, and coflict resolution
- Understanding the Crisis in Syria
A Political Science Forum with Professors Lelia Farsakh and Craig Murphy
- New Feminist Agenda: Former VT Governor Calls for Revolution in Work, Family Structures
Promoting her new book, Madeleine Kunin notes that “gender equality remains an elusive goal.”
- Governing Rural China: Local Government and Peasant Protest in Hunan in the Age of Reform
A research talk by Assistant Professor of Political Science Zhang Wu.
- Watanabe Named Chairman of New U.S. Census Bureau Commission
The director of the Institute for Asian American Studies will advise the Census Bureau on how to track "hard-to-count" populations.
- UMass Boston Political Experts Make Headlines During Election Season
Political science professors have become go-to pundits for analysis of Romney, Warren, Brown