Laura Olsen

Laura Olson presented on “Backward and Forward: Fifty Years of the Caucus for a New Political Science” at the American Political Science Association annual conference.

Holona Ochs

Holona Ochs was a discussant on the “State Policy and Administration” panel and a participant in another at the American Political Science Association annual conference.

Breena Holland

Breena Holland was a discussant on Conservation and Social Justice: Valuing Capabilities in Interdisciplinary Socio-ecological Assessments in the Eastern Himalayas at the Human Development and Capability Association annual conference early September.

Nandini Deo

Nandini Deo is the organizer for “Secularisms: Critical Perspectives” at the South Asian Studies Annual Conference in late October.  She also presented in a Roundtable Discussion: Reflections on ‘The Refugee Crisis and Religion’  at the American Political Science Association conference on September 2and  presented “Modi and Trump: How social movement research explains the puzzles” at Society of International Law and Policy in, Kolkata, India, January 2017

Anthony DiMaggio

“The Propaganda Model and Manufacturing Consent: Public Compliance and Resistance,”in The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky, edited by James McGilvray, Cambridge University Press, 2017.

“Strategic or Democratic Interests?  Framing U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East Uprising,” in U.S. Approaches to the Arab Uprisings: International Relations and Democracy Promotion, edited by Amentahru Wahlrab, I.B. Tauris, 2017.

Anthony DiMaggio

Anthony DiMaggio was a discussant on the panel “Speaking Truth to Power: Has Political Science become Irrelevant to Policy?” at the American Political Science Association annual conference in early September 2017.

Anthony DiMaggio also presented “Power in Union: Democratic Representation and Empowerment in Labor Unions,” & “Class Politics: The Formation of Class Politics and its Impact on Political Attitudes,” at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference, April 2017.

Dr. Laura Katz Olson

Congratulations to Professor Olson on this honor!

Her appointment is for a seven year term which begins July1, 2017 and has the option for renewal. It is in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments!


Laura Katz Olsen

The following activity has happened relative to the publication of  Dr.Olsen's book : Elder Care Journey: A View from the Front Lines (New York: SUNY University Press, 2016)

“Trying to Find Adequate Care is a Bureaucratic and Personal Nightmare,” STAT News, July 27, 2016, https//

Holona Ochs

Professor Ochs has been awarded a Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative Grant for $9182 and a Collaborative Research Opportunity Grant (CORE) for $59,174.