Announcements Archive

Holona LeAnne Ochs
Presents evidence that the expansion of welfare privatization makes it harder for people to move out of poverty in large numbers.
Nandini Deo

Mobilizing Religion and Gender in India: The Role of Activism, Routledge, 2016. 

Congratulations to our newest members of the national political science honor society!

Delta Nu Chapter executive leaders:

President: Samantha Lerner (fall '16 initiate)

Vice: Sabrina Schulman

Secretary: Kalyani Singh (fall '16 initiate)

Treasurer: Samantha Randall

Alison Bergen

Serena Highly

Holly Gwydir

Brittany Nochimson

Ian Mason

Bill was a wonderful person, scholar, and teacher. His warmth, courage, and dignity will be missed. We join the rest of Lehigh University in mourning his loss and in celebrating his life. Dr. Scott's family will hold a memorial service at Lehigh Chapel on Monday, May 15 at 11am. There may also be other services slated in the community and as details become available they will be shared accordingly.

Holona Ochs

Dr. Ochs will present at the conference and chair panels as follows:
Chair #1: Poverty and Health: Problems and Solutions
Chair #2: Militarism, Subversion, and Protest
Chair: Expectatons of Justice and Equity in Policy, Administration and Public Management
Author: The Role of  Untreated Mental Illness in Deadly Encounters with the Police: The Case of California

Nandini Deo

Dr. Deopresented in Kolkatta, India at Society for International Law and Policy January 2017.

Saladin Ambar

In addition to his new book American Cicero mentioned below in Publications, Associate Professor and Chairperson Saladin Ambar completed or is about to present the following:

Brown bag talks on 2/16/17 and  2/23/17|
Delivered a lecture to the University of Delaware History Workshop on 2/2/17.
Will be presenting a paper on W.E.B. DuBois and William James 3/16-3/18 in Birmingham, Alabama  at the SAAP 2017 44th Annual Meeting.
Will be delivering a paper on “The Cuomo Political Dynasty: Progressive Governance in Transition” in Vancouver Canada on April 13 for the Western Political Science Association.
...And will be delivering a Paper on William James, W.E.B. and the Problem of Fraternal Racial Pairings in Politicalin Political Thought, as well as participating as a discussant on a separate panel in Chicago on 4/5-4/9 at the MSPA.

Saladin Ambar

Dr. Ambars new book American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and The Defense of American Liberalism will be released November 1, 2017.

Anthony DiMaggio

Presenting research papers at Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA) 2017 4/3-4/9:  He is also a discussant for one panel.

Paper #1: Class Politics: The Formation of Class Consciousness and it’s Impact on Policy Attitudes

Paper #2: Power in Union: Democratic Representation in American Labor Unions

Discussant: Why Do So Many Rich Professionals Hold Office, and Does It Matter?

See "Publications" for Dr. DiMaggio's recent book.

Breena Holland

Dr. Breena Holland on 2/27/2017 published a new article in the Journal of Environmental Politics titled "Procedural justice in local climate adaptation: political capabilities and transformational change.