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Society & Culture
May 8, 2024 | 08:35 pm

NATO at 75—powerful and necessary, or costly and obsolete?

Created as a counterweight to the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc, the military alliance may be more important now than ever. Political scientist Randall Stones explains why.

topics: Department of Political Science, global engagement, Randall Stone, School of Arts and Sciences,
Society & Culture
February 19, 2024 | 06:04 pm

Why did Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have to die?

Rochester experts discuss Putin’s intense fear of critics, the history of Russian and Soviet opposition movements, and what’s next for Russia’s dissidents.

topics: Department of History, Department of Political Science, global engagement, Matthew Lenoe, Randall Stone, School of Arts and Sciences,
Campus Life
December 11, 2023 | 02:28 pm

Souleymane Diallo ’24 selected as a Schwarzman Scholar

The international relations major from Guinea, West Africa, is among 150 students from around the world to take part in the prestigious program in China.

topics: Class of 2024, Department of Political Science, featured-post-side, School of Arts and Sciences, Schwarzman Scholars,
Voices & Opinion
October 2, 2023 | 03:14 pm

The interpretation of information will determine Ukraine war

In an op-ed for The Economist, political scientist Hein Goemans and his coauthor argue that the war in Ukraine won’t end until Russian and Ukrainian expectations intersect.

topics: Department of Political Science, Hein Goemans, School of Arts and Sciences,
Society & Culture
July 26, 2023 | 09:45 am

Mind the revenue gap

Rochester political scientists have found that the large disparity in state revenue collection between Western and non-Western states didn’t happen until the 20th century—much later than commonly thought.

topics: Alexander Lee, Department of Political Science, featured-post, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
Campus Life
April 25, 2023 | 12:49 pm

Political science major examines bias when women run for office

Morgan Gillespie ’23 has produced some striking preliminary findings that show voters use gender cues to form beliefs about which policies a politician supports.

topics: Class of 2023, Department of Political Science, elections, School of Arts and Sciences, Scott Abramson, undergraduate research,
Society & Culture
February 22, 2023 | 12:45 pm

A year at war: what’s next for Ukraine?

Political scientists Randall Stone and Hein Goemans discuss military developments, the efficacy of sanctions, and how to contain—and end—the war in Ukraine.

topics: Department of Political Science, Hein Goemans, Randall Stone, School of Arts and Sciences,
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