A project to construct school buildings for orphans in a Uganda village – started by a Colorado State University custodian and student more than seven years ago – has not only survived the pandemic but expanded, and fundraising continues for additional improvements.
On the evening of October 28, the Lory Student Center Ballroom at Colorado State University was set to host the final scheduled public debate between the two front-runners for Colorado’s U.S. Senate seat, Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet and Republican challenger Joe O’Dea. With only forty audience members in attendance, it was an intimate setting for the […]
By Elise Dietrich As part of a continuing effort to bring community members and city leaders on campus to engage with students, the Straayer Center for Public Service Leadership along with the CSU Political Science department hosted a series of events to support and educate members of the campus community prior to the November 8 election. The […]
Many people in the U.K. don’t remember what life was like before Queen Elizabeth II took the throne. Peter Harris, an associate professor of political science at CSU, discussed what her death will mean for international relations and what’s next for the British monarchy.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Dominik Stecula’s research interest has always been centered around how the media shapes what people believe. In 2020, the global pandemic provided a rare opportunity to study an international emergence of misinformation, conspiracy theories, and the role media plays in shaping people’s political and personal beliefs.
In 2018 and 2019, CSU Associate Professor of Political Science Marcela Velasco led a study to understand the complex relationships evolving among Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities along Colombia’s Pacific coast that have endured decades of violent conflict.