May 15, 2024
POLITICAL SCIENCE - This ADPI Heritage Month, the UO Alumni Association reflects on the many contributions of Ducks identifying as Asian, Desi, and Pacific Islander. Meet College of Arts and Sciences alumni and the careers they have developed after college. May Wu, BA ’15 (political science) is featured in this story.
May 7, 2024
POLITICAL SCIENCE - Assistant Professor Neil O’Brian is among 28 academics and researchers across the United States to be selected as a 2024 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, which comes with a $200,000 grant. O'Brian's newest book, “The Roots of Polarization: From the Racial Realignment to the Culture Wars,” will be available August, 2024.
May 7, 2024

We are delighted to invite you to join us for a special book talk and discussion featuring University of Oregon Associate Professor of Political Science, Dr. Anita Chari. This event will delve into her latest publication, A User’s Manual to Claire Fontaine, which examines the intersections of feminist conceptual artist Claire Fontaine's work for critical theory and practice. 

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, May 17, 2024

May 1, 2024
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES, POLITICAL SCIENCE - Success at the University of Oregon looks different for each student, from academic achievement to personal growth to career readiness.
February 21, 2024
POLITICAL SCIENCE - Chandler James and Neil O'Brien, both political science assistant professors, write in a Feb. 21 article in The Conversation about the White House race. The authors cite a recent poll they conducted that found mixed evidence that undecided young Democrats would be persuaded to vote for Biden based on any new information.
February 13, 2024
POLITICAL SCIENCE - Immigration is already a major polarizing issue in the 2024 U.S. presidential election. Arrests for illegal border crossings from Mexico reached an all-time high in December 2023, and cities like New York and Chicago are struggling to provide housing and basic services for tens of thousands of migrants arriving from Texas. Department of Political Science Professor and Philip H. Knight Chair of Social Science Dan Tichenor writes about immigration reform in The Conversation.
January 3, 2024
POLITICAL SCIENCE - Doctoral student Haifa Souilmi published research on the politics of Tunisia and recent acts of democratic subversion. The research was published in The Journal of North African Studies.
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.