August 1, 2023
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.
August 1, 2023
POLITICAL SCIENCE- Honors alum Jakob Hollenbeck is featured in the New York Times for his contributions toward supporting Portland Oregon's unhoused population.
July 10, 2023
ANTHROPOLOGY, HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIOLOGY - The College of Arts and Sciences is adding six Latinx studies tenure-track faculty members in several departments as part of the college’s commitment to becoming a premier institution for Latinx studies while meeting student demand for culturally relevant classes.
June 27, 2023
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.
June 2, 2023
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.
April 17, 2023
GLOBAL STUDIES, POLITICAL SCIENCE - Junior Luda Isakharov is just the third Duck to receive the prized scholarship.
April 5, 2023
POLITICAL SCIENCE - A former star Ducks football player and one of the stars of CBS’s comedy Ghosts, Devan Long’s journey from Autzen Stadium to the small screen has been fraught with catastrophic curves and unforeseen opportunities.
September 13, 2022
University of Oregon alumnae are changing the face of public service. We look to the women highlighted in this article to govern nations, lead at the highest level of the military, interpret the law, determine the constitutionality of the law, and apply it to individual cases, and serve the public in state and local government.
June 24, 2022
POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIOLOGY - The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday striking down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade and 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey rulings, foreshadowed in a rare leak last month, is likely to have wide, but varying, effects nationally, several UO experts said.
May 11, 2022
POLITICAL SCIENCE - UO experts in political science, law and journalism are weighing in on the significance of the leak as well as the legal issues likely to be raised, should justices vote along the lines suggested by the leaked draft.
March 28, 2022
POLITICAL SCIENCE, HISTORY - As the world scrambles to assess the ramifications of the invasion of Ukraine, UO experts are shedding light on the calculations of Russian president Vladimir Putin and the impact of the attack on Ukraine, Russia and the West.
February 23, 2022
POLITICAL SCIENCE - The replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer may not shift the ideological balance of the court all that much, but President Joe Biden’s nomination for the seat still holds a lot of significance, according to UO experts.
November 2, 2021
In Glasgow, Scotland, 20,000 delegates from 196 nations have converged to hear the latest science, negotiate commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions, secure financing for developing nations, and debate progress on fulfilling climate pledges. UO faculty experts in law, geography, planning and politics weigh in.
October 29, 2021
POLITICAL SCIENCE - This article is republished as it appears in The Conversation, an independent news publisher that works with academics worldwide to disseminate research-based articles and commentary. The University of Oregon partners with The Conversation to bring the expertise and views of its faculty members to a wide audience.
September 9, 2021
Twenty outstanding faculty members, the most since 2007, have been selected for the sought-after Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for the 2021-22 academic year. The fund is designed to reward, recognize and retain world-class teaching and research at the UO.