Polly Baca received the Charles A. Lory Public Service Award on Thursday, October 12 as part of Homecoming weekend. Baca graduated with a B.A. in Political Science in 1962.
The annual spring semester awards ceremony was held to recognize student achievements over the last fifteen weeks. The Political Science Department has five different scholarships to hand out to different students within the department at the end of the year.
Political Science Scholarships: http://polisci.colostate.edu/scholarships-and-awards/
Six Political Science undergraduates were awarded scholarship and/or awards, which were: Anthony Taylor for The Lang Political Science Scholarship, Natasha Gordon for The CSU Political Science Scholarship, Bailey Cross for The Thomas K. McQueen Political Science Scholarship, Rachel Lentz for The David Allen Memorial Scholarship, Spencer Lipscombe for The Political Science Outstanding Junior Award, and Aley Schweigert for The Political Science Outstanding Senior Award.
Two Political Science graduate students were also recognized for: Mike Angstadt for The Political Science Graduate Teaching Award and Seth Crew for The Political Science Graduate Writing Award.
Dr. Chuck Davis and 2015 Ph.D graduate Jonathan Fisk published an article in Society & Natural Resources
An International Journal titled “Mitigating Risks From Fracking-Related Earthquakes: Assessing State Regulatory Decisions”
Chuck Davis: http://polisci.colostate.edu/author/cedavis/
Dr. Stephen Mumme gave insights in a piece featured on WalletHub “Economic Impact of Immigration by State”
Read the story featured in the Collegian.
Dr. Charles Davis has published an article entitled “Fracking and Environmental Protection: An analysis of US state policies” in The Extractives Industries and Society.
Political Science Associate Professor, Peter Harris, writes for the Conversation in an article titled: America’s role in the world 75 years after Pearl Harbor.
Political Science Ph.D. student, Sharmini Gingras, was selected as one of 24 International Presidential Fellows for 2017. “The International Presidential Fellows program was designed to introduce leading graduate students and visiting scholars to ongoing pathbreaking research at CSU, to develop their leadership potential in the international sphere, and to help build bridges to other researchers across the entire CSU campus.” The 24 fellows represent 15 countries at Colorado State University. Sharmini represents Malaysia. Congratulations, Sharmini!
Dr. David McIvor, an assistant professor in the Political Science department at Colorado State University, published his first book entitled, Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss. The book focuses on the rise of public mourning, contextualizing events such as Black Lives Matters protests and how citizens can mourn these types of events. Dr. McIvor teaches political theory at both the graduate and undergraduate level.
Dr. John Straayer received the Distinguished Faculty Award at Colorado State University’s annual Distinguished Alumni Awards reception on Thursday, October 6, 2016.