Political Science

Professor Joseph Lowndes Publishes a Perspective on Presidential Power in the Washington Post

POLITICAL SCIENCE- Professor Joseph Lowndes opines in the Washington Post article that former President Donald Trump's quest for no limits on presidential power isn't new for the Republican Party. Lowndes offers a perspective on presidential power and its relationship with the Republican Party.

2023 Outstanding Research Award winners announced

POLITICAL SCIENCE - The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation announces the recipients of the 2023 Outstanding Research Awards. Ronald Mitchell, a professor in the Department of Political Science, was awarded the Outstanding Career Award, the UO's highest award for faculty. Mitchell's contributions include the policy impact of his research on the effects and effectiveness of environmental treaties, as well as developing the International Environmental Agreements Database.

Activist, alumna Amy Cordalis is commencement speaker

POLITICAL SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES - Amy Bowers Cordalis will speak at the University of Oregon's commencement on Tuesday, June 20. Cordalis is the co-principal of the Ridges to Riffles Indigenous Conservation Group, a nonprofit that represents Indigenous tribes, organizations and people in natural and cultural resource matters. She graduated from the UO in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in political science and minor in environmental studies.