News and Events
Major in Government and Politics

News and Events



News Items


Professor Luke Perry provided insights on Representative Claudia Tenney’s reelection campaign for WRVO public radio. (March 5, 2018)
http://wrvo.org/post/tenney-launches-reelection-bid

Professor Luke Perry provided insights on Reclaim New York for an article by Greg Mason in the Observer Dispatch. (March 5, 2018)
http://www.uticaod.com/news/20180305/reclaim-new-yorks-utica-connection

Professor Luke Perry was an in studio guest of Talk of the Town on 100.7 FM in Utica. (March 5, 2018)
http://wutqfm.com/luke-perry-discusses-congressional-campaign-politics/

Professor Luke Perry gave a TedX talk at Utica College on misinformation in electoral politics. (March 1, 2018)

Professor Perry at TEDx talk, Utica College

Professor Luke Perry analyzed the NY-22 campaign with Keeler in the Morning on WIBX 950 AM. (February 26, 2018)
http://wibx950.com/keeler-show-notes-for-monday-february-26th-2018/

Professor Luke Perry wrote about varying perceptions of guns in the Observer Dispatch. (February 24, 2018)
http://www.uticaod.com/opinion/20180224/commentary-disagreement-over-guns-making-us-safer-or-less-safe

Professor Luke Perry provided insights on opposition to a new hospital in Utica for WRVO public radio. (February 21, 2018)
http://wrvo.org/post/reclaim-ny-active-downtown-utica-hospital-debate

Professor Luke Perry provided insights on New York early voting proposals for an article by Greg Mason in the Observer Dispatch. (February 20, 2018)
http://www.uticaod.com/news/20180220/early-voting-proposal-gains-traction-in-new-york

Government students and faculty met with Senator Chuck Schumer at Utica College. (February 20, 2018)
Senator Schumer meets with UC students

Government student Sung Jang won the Diplomatic Commendation Award for delegates that best exemplify the Harvard Model United Nation’s principles of diplomacy, collaboration, and international friendship. (February 18, 2018)

Professor Luke Perry wrote about the national debt and deficit in the Observer Dispatch. (February 18, 2018)
http://www.uticaod.com/opinion/20180218/commentary-theres-quite-gap-between-debt-and-deficit

Professor Luke Perry analyzed the State of the Union for WKTV News Channel 2. (January 30, 2018)
http://www.wktv.com/content/news/Local-reactions-to-State-of-the-Union-address-471854743.html

Professor Luke Perry provided insights on the State of the Union for Keeler in the Morning on WIBX 950 AM. (January 29, 2017)
http://wibx950.com/keeler-show-notes-for-monday-january-29th-2017/

Professor Luke Perry was an in studio guest of Talk of the Town on 100.7 FM in Utica. (January 22, 2018)
http://wutqfm.com/luke-perry-discusses-government-shutdown-president-trump/

Professor Luke Perry interviewed NY State Senator Joseph Griffo for The Utica College Center of Public Affairs. (January 16, 2018)
https://www.ucpublicaffairs.com/home/2018/1/16/interview-with-ny-senator-joseph-griffo-on-2018-priorities-by-luke-perry

Professor Luke Perry interviewed former Congressman Michael Arcuri for The Utica College Center of Public Affairs. (January 11, 2018)

Part One:
https://www.ucpublicaffairs.com/home/2018/1/11/ny-22-minute-former-congressman-michael-arcuri-discusses-house-campaigns-then-and-now-by-luke-perry

Part Two:
https://www.ucpublicaffairs.com/home/2018/1/23/ny-22-minute-former-congressman-michael-arcuri-dissects-ny-22-race-by-luke-perry

Professors Luke Perry and Chris Riddle analyzed proposed mandated health exams for presidential candidates in U.S. News and World Report. (January 11, 2018)
https://www.usnews.com/opinion/op-ed/articles/2018-01-11/politicizing-donald-trumps-mental-health-is-dangerous

Professor Luke Perry was an in studio guest on Keeler in the Morning on WIBX 950 AM in Utica. (January 9, 2018)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lA6iEtJRkcU&feature=youtu.be&a

Professor Luke Perry was an in studio guest on Talk of the Town on 100.7 FM in Utica. (January 8, 2018)
http://wutqfm.com/luke-perry-discusses-impact-twitter-modern-presidency/

Professor Luke Perry and government student Paul Joyce had a chapter published by Palgrave MacMillan in an edited scholarly volume on Twitter and the 2016 election.
https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783319689807

Professor Richmond discussed President Trump
and the relocation of the Israeli embassy on Talk of the Town 100.7AM. (December 8, 2017)
http://wutqfm.com/nate-richmond-discusses-president-trump-jerusalem/

Professors Jun Kwon, Daniel Tagliarina, and Luke Perry
presented research at the 2017 annual meeting of the Northeastern Political Science Association. (November 8 to 11, 2017)

Professor Nathan Richmond discussed attacks at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba
on Talk of the Town 100.7AM. (October 4, 2017) https://wutqfm.com/nate-richmond-discusses-mystery-cuban-attacks-iran-deal/

Professor Luke Perry discussed his writing
for The Utica College Center of Public Affairs and Election Research regarding Congresswoman Tenney's staff. (September 18, 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmWyG9E0hL8

Professor Luke Perry conducted a workshop
on blogging about public affairs for the Levitt Center for Public Affairs at Hamilton College. (September 14, 2017)

Professor Luke Perry analyzed the Congressional campaign in NY-22
with Bill Keeler on WIBX 950am (July 19, 2017). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNk2AAQpTeA

The Utica College Center of Public Affairs and Election Research (ucpublicaffairs.com) launched a new series, 50 Takes on Trump.
Fifty different Political Scientists will succinctly analyze how President Trump has been received in their home state. The series began on Wednesday April 5 with Dr. Andrew Green's analysis of Iowa and will continue each week for the next year. The goal is to provide state specific analysis of presidential politics in a way that simultaneously enables sustained comparative analysis throughout the country. (April 1, 2017)

Professor Perry discussed healthcare politics on Talk of the Town WUTQ 100.7 FM (March 27, 2017)

Professor Perry discussed healthcare politics on Keeler in Morning WIBX 950 http://wibx950.com/keeler-show-notes-for-monday-march-27th-2017/?trackback=twitter_top (March 27, 2017)

Professor Perry and graduating government senior Paul Joyce wrote and presented original research on Donald Trump’s use of Twitter at the American Election Symposium at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics, St. Anselm College. View Summary. (March 18, 2017)
Presenting at the American Election Symposium at St. Anselm

GOV major Mikhail Bushinski will be attending Yale Law School
in the fall of 2017 (January 30, 2017)

Professor Perry and GOV major Paul Joyce, Government Major, attended the 12th Annual Elected Leaders Forum in Utica, NY (January 27, 2017)

Professor Kwon took the Utica College Model UN Club to compete in Harvard University’s annual Model United Nation’s competition. View photo gallery.  (January 26-29, 2017)
UC attends Model UN competition at Harvard

Professor Perry covered the Women's March in Washington, DC (January 21, 2017)
Women's March on Washington

Professor Perry attended Politico's Inauguration Hub (January 20, 2017)
Professor Perry at Politico Inauguration Hub

Professor Perry covered Donald Trump's presidential inauguration for WKTV NewsChannel 2 (January 20, 2017)
Professor Perry at the Inauguration, January 20, 2017

Professor Perry interviewed Congressman John Faso in his DC office for WKTV NewsChannel 2 (January 19, 2017)

Professor Perry served as Faculty Leader at The Washington Center's presidential inauguration seminar (January 9-20, 2017)



More news ...



Departmental Events


Womyn’s Resource Center Bruncheon
Keynote speaker Ky Dickens previewed her film Zero Weeks on paid family leave.
https://www.ucpublicaffairs.com/home/2018/2/25/acclaimed-documentarian-ky-dickens-to-preview-new-paid-family-leave-documentary-at-utica-college

Pizza and Politics
Juan Thomas, Professor of Spanish, discussed Hispanics in Utica. (February 28, 2018)

Annual Model UN Competition
Professor Jun Kwon led the Model United Nations Club in competition at Harvard University. (February 18, 2018)

Pizza and Politics
Rafal Kus, Professor of Journalism at Jagiellonian University, discussed contemporary politics in Poland. (February 14, 2018)

Pizza and Politics
Clemmie Harris, Assistant Professor of History, discussed the history of race perception and U.S. criminal justice. (January 31, 2018)

November 8 - 11, 2017

Sherman Society Annual Trip


Six students went on an educational field trip to Philadelphia for the 2017 Northeastern Political Science Conference and visited museums and historical sites.
Sherman Society trip, Nov. 2017Sherman Society trip, Nov. 2017

November 15, 2017

Pizza and Politics


Nathan Richmond, Professor of Government, discussed the anniversary of the Russian Revolution

November 3, 2017

Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honor's Society, Inauguration Dinner


Fort Schuyler Club, Utica, NY

November 1, 2017

Pizza and Politics


Christopher Melenovsky, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, discussed the morality of reforming rights.

October 18, 2017

Pizza and Politics


Ellen Foster, Campaign Manager for Anthony Brindisi (Congressional Candidate for NY-22), discussed how to work in campaigns and how campaigns work.

September 27, 2017
Joshua Turner, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, discussed politics as reality TV in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.


Contact

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

(315) 223-2567
Take the next step - Apply now
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502