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Professor Dan Tagliarina was interviewed in-studio for WKTV about President-elect Trump's impact on the judiciary (November 11, 2016)

Professor Perry was interviewed by The Tangerine regarding marijuana legalization within states (November 9, 2016)
https://uctangerine.com/2016/11/11/five-states-legalize-marijuana/

Professor Perry was interviewed by The Tangerine regarding the presidential election (November 9, 2016)
https://uctangerine.com/2016/11/11/trump-wins-election/

Professor Perry was an in-studio analyst for election night on WKTV (November 8, 2016)

Professors Richmond and Perry provided election predictions with Bill Keeler on WIBX 950 Radio (November 8, 2016)

Professor Richmond was interviewed by Bill Keeler WIBX 950am radio (November 4, 2016)

Professor Perry attended the Washington Post pre-debate forum at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas ahead of the third presidential debate (October 18, 2016)

Professor Perry discussed the presidential campaign with Bill Keeler on WIBX 950 Radio (October 17, 2016)

Professor Richmond discussed Russia with Bill Keeler on WIBX 950 Radio (October 14, 2016)

UC’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honor’s Society, inaugurated five new members at the Fort Schuyler Club in Utica: Elizabeth Avila, Shkumbin Halabaku, Chris Lauzen, Taylor Raga, and John Tripple (October 13, 2016)

Professor Perry was interviewed by Mary Donofrio, Director of News and News Media at Utica College, regarding the second presidential debate
http://www.utica.edu/news/stories/a-new-low-prof-luke-perry-on-the-second-presidential-debate/

Professor Richmond was interviewed by The Tangerine regarding national security post-9/11 (September 23, 2016)
https://uctangerine.com/2016/09/23/are-we-really-safer-2/

Professor Richmond published a review of Stalin and the Struggle for Supremacy in Eurasia by Alfred J. Rieber for The Russian Review 75:3 (July 2016), 525-526

Professor Kwon chaired and Professor Richmond participated in a roundtable discussion entitled “The North Korea Nuclear Conundrum”
at The New York Conference on Asian Studies
(September 24, 2016)

Professor Perry, WKTV News Channel 2 Election Correspondent, was an in studio analyst for the Commander-in-Chief Forum (September 7, 2016)

Professor Perry discussed his experiences at the conventions with The Tangerine (September 1, 2016)
https://uctangerine.com/2016/09/11/luke-perry-attends-both-national-conventions/

Professor Perry gave a talk entitled “The Government Program’s Annual Field Trip” at Utica College’s 15th Annual Teaching Day (August 17, 2016)

Professor Perry interviewed by Joleen Ferris, WKTV, regarding Congressman Hanna endorsing Hillary Clinton (August 2, 2016)
http://www.wktv.com/news/Congressman_Hanna_will_vote_for_Clinton_local_Republicans_angry_betrayed.html

Professor Perry interviewed by NPR at the Democratic National Convention
(July 27, 2016)
http://wamc.org/post/prof-luke-perry-reflects-unity-turmoil-dnc#stream/

2016 CONVENTION REPORTS FROM PROFESSOR LUKE PERRY

Appearances on WKTV News:

July 29, 2016 July 27, 2016 July 26, 2016 July 21, 2016 July 20, 2016 July 19, 2016 July 18, 2016
UC GOV Student Paul Joyce assists Professor Perry at the Democratic National Convention
(July 25-26, 2016)
Professor Perry and Paul Joyce at the DNC

6 government majors presented at UC Student Research Day:
Mikhail Bushinski, Paul Joyce, Rezart Pinderi, Sierra LaVeck, Rrezart Dema, Sung Jang (April 27, 2016)


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Departmental Events


November 22

Pi Sigma Alpha Speaker Series, Open Forum with Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente



November 16

Professor Brett Orzechowski, Assistant Professor of Journalism

, led a conversation on government released data and what information the public can/cannot access

November 13

Professor & Pre-Law Advisor Dan Tagliarina conducted an LSAT Prep session

with Professor Keith Hirokowa from Albany Law School

November 9

Professors Kwon, Orlin, and Corrine Tagliarina hosted a symposium on campus

entitled "Personal Crises and Human Rights" before hundreds of students from the Westmoreland School District

November 9

Dr. Luke Perry, Chair and Associate Professor of Government

, led a conversation on the biggest surprises of the 2016 Election

October 14

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

Fort Schuyler Club, Utica, NY



October 12

Pizza and Politics


Dr. Chris Johnson, Dean of International Education at Utica College, led a discussion on how Europe underdeveloped Africa

September 28, 2016

Pizza and Politics


Martin Babinec, Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, led discussion on his campaign

September 23-24

Conference at UC


Utica College, led by Professor Kwon and Professor Wittner, hosted The New York Conference of Asian Studies

September 14, 2016

Pizza and Politics


Anthony Martino, Director of the Northeast Forensics and Cybersecurity Center, led a discussion on cyberattacks and the 2016 campaign

April 13, 2016

Pi Sigma Alpha’s Annual Speaker Series

“Inside the Bernie Sanders Campaign” consisted of a discussion led by Sanders campaign workers and volunteers.

March 30, 2016

Pizza and Politics

Joseph Hobaika, Utica Chair of the Republican Party, led a discussion on elections and local politics with Michael Galime, President of Utica’s Common Council, and Samantha Colosimo-Testa, Common Council Member (6th District)

February 24, 2016

Pizza and Politics

Attorney and UC alum Joe Giruzzi, led a discussion about how to become a lawyer and operate a law practice.

February 10, 2016

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Luke Perry, Associate Professor of Government at Utica College, led a discussion about the 2016 presidential campaign after Iowa and New Hampshire.

January 27, 2016

Pizza and Politics

Austin Givens, Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at Utica College, led a discussion about cybersecurity policy and the 2016 election.

December 8, 2015

Pi Sigma Alpha Speaker Series

Andrew Wedeman, Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University, “Xi Jinping’s Three Year Tiger Hunt: China’s Ongoing War on Corruption.”

November, 4, 2015

Pizza and Politics

Professor Richard Hunt, Hamilton College, led a discussion about gun policy in the United States

October 21, 2015

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Jun Kwon, Assistant Professor of Government at Utica College, led a discussion about Taiwanese politics

October 7, 2015

Pizza and Politics

Professor Ted Orlin, Professor of Government at Utica College, led a discussion on the Ukraine and Syria crisis

September 23, 2015

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Nathan Richmond, Professor of Government at Utica College, led a discussion on Russia and its neighbors

October 16, 2015

Pi Sigma Alpha

hosted a discussion on Europe’s migrant crisis.

April 22, 2015

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Jan DeAmicis, Professor of Sociology at Utica College, led a discussion on resistance to slavery in Oneida County.

April 15, 2015

Pizza and Politics

Dr. John Johnsen, Utica College Provost, led a discussion on the politics of Native American related team names.

April 13, 2015

Pi Sigma Alpha Speaker Series

Dr. Hyun Koo Choo, Visiting Scholar and Associate Professor at Korea University, spoke about the use of economic sanctions.

April 15, 2015

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Juan Thomas, Professor of Foreign Languages at Utica College, led a discussion on Hispanics in the Mohawk Valley.

February 25, 2015

Pizza and Politics,

Lou LaPolla, former Mayor of Utica, led a discussion on Utica politics (Hubbard 206, UC faculty, staff, and students are welcome)

February 11, 2015

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Luke Perry, Chair and Associate Professor of Government at Utica College, led a discussion on how the new Congress got elected
(Hubbard 206, UC faculty, staff, and students are welcome)

November 5, 2014

Pizza and Politics

Dr. JT Kwon, Assistant Professor of Government and Politics, led a discussion on his research regarding North Korea

October 29, 2014

Kevin Nugent, Adjunct Professor of Government at Utica College, held a film screening of "Night of the Living Dead" and gave a talk on campus entitled "Zombie Films as Allegory: Race, Politics and Consumerism in the United States"

October 28, 2014

Professor Perry hosted the 2014 Election Forum. Students shared their research findings on various aspects of the election.

October 22, 2014

Pizza and Politics

, Dr. Paulina Maria Niechcial, Visiting Professor of Sociology from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, led a discussion on her work and experiences in Iran (open to all students, faculty, and staff)

October 8, 2014

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Kathryn Silva, Assistant Professor of History at Utica College, led a discussion on her work and experiences in Cape Verde (open to all students, faculty, and staff)

October 7, 2014
Alma Lowery, Adjunct Professor of Government at Utica College, gave a talk on campus entitled "Achieving Environmental Justice; A Policy Perspective

October 2, 2014
Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor's Society) hosted the League of Women Voters for its fall speaker series. The talk discussed New York's ballot initiatives for the upcoming election.

September 24, 2014

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Domenica Newell-Amato, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages at Utica College, led a discussion on Paris of “La Belle Epoch” (open to all students, faculty, and staff)

September 10, 2014

Pizza and Politics

Dr. Tom Crist, Professor of Anthropology at Utica College, led a discussion on his work and experiences in Albania (open to all students, faculty, and staff)

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