Luke E. Perry, Ph.D.
Chair, Government & Politics
126 DePerno Hall

(315) 223-2567
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News Items

Professor Perry and 10 students visited Washington D.C. from March 6-8. The trip was organized by the James T. Sherman Society. Students met with members of Congressman Hanna's staff in his office to learn more about working in DC and visited several prominent museums and attractions.

Professor Orlin coauthors (with colleague Paul Newman) three articles from the UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva in March, 2014:
STOP – The Unfinished War Against Tamils
Third UN Resolution - Authorization of Power
I have a mandate for ordering Independent International Investigations

Professor Orlin participated as a member of the International Education Development (IED) NGO mission on behalf of the Tamil Diaspora as part of the United Nations Human Rights Council Advisory Committee in Geneva, Switzerland from March 17-21, 2014

Professor Orlin gave an address to the Wednesday Morning Club in Rome, NY on The Literature of Human Rights Advocacy on March 5, 2014

Professor Orlin participated in a roundtable discussion entitled The Human Right to Health conducted by the Department of Health in Kashmir, India on January 14, 2014

Professor Orlin presented at a three day human rights workshop in Bangalore, India hosted by the Indian Social Institute from January 5-7, 2014

Professor Orlin presented as a two day human rights workshop in Bangalore, India hosted by St. Aloysius Degree College from January 3-4, 2014

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Departmental Events

April 2, 2014

Co-sponsoring film, Blueberry Soup

on the aftermath of the economic crash in Iceland, Icelanders rewrote their constitution to prevent their economy from being hijacked by gamblers again. Free and open to the public.

April 4, 2014

Government & Politics Honor Society 4th Annual New Member Inauguration Dinner

, Ft Schuyler Club, Utica. Keynote Speaker: Former Congressman Michael Arcuri. (Honor Society members and guests only.)

April 9, 2014

Government & Politics Honor Society Speaker Series: Syracuse Peace Council members

speaking on the topic of drones. Open to public. 7pm, Willard Conference Room, refreshments and discussion.

April 25, 2014

Government & Politics Outstanding Senior Award Dinner and Ceremony.

One or more outstanding Government & Politics student will win the Paul F. Brown Award which comes with a cash prize of $2500. Award provided by the late Paul F. Brown, class of 1953, and his wife, Iffie Brown of Ballston Spa, NY. If you are interested in attending, please contact Professor Nathaniel Richmond. (There is a nominal cost for dinner.)

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