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2016 CONVENTION REPORTS FROM PROFESSOR LUKE PERRY

Professor Perry's Convention Blog

Appearances on WKTV News:

July 21, 2016July 20, 2016 July 19, 2016 July 18, 2016

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

Graduating senior Adam Brooks will enroll in the Masters of Public Policy Program at George Washington University beginning in the fall of the 2017.

Professor Perry interviewed by WKTV regarding the alliance between Ted Cruz and John Kasich (April 26, 2016) http://www.wktv.com/news/elections/Local_professor__Cruz_and_Kasich_s_efforts_to_stop_Trump_could_work.html

Professor Perry presented his paper “How Conservative Religious Groups Respond to Marriage Equality” at the annual meeting of the New England Political Science Association in Newport, Rhode Island (August 21, 2016)

Professor Perry in studio for WKTV discussing primary election day in New York http://www.wktv.com/news/INTERVIEW_Utica_College_politics_professor_Luke_Perry_on_White_House_re-set.html (April 19, 2016)

Graduating Senior Addison Wolanin was hired full time by the Mohawk Valley Refugee Center this summer where he had been interning this semester (April 17, 2016)

Anthony Sokolowski was awarded the Paul F. Brown Award at the annual awards dinner held at Ventura’s Restaurant. The award, generously endowed by the Brown family, grants $2,500 to an outstanding upperclassman. (April 15, 2016)

Addison Wolanin was awarded the government department’s Professional and Integrity Award at the end of year banquet held at Ventura’s Restaurant, which includes a $100 monetary award. (April 15, 2016)

Selma Jesanic was awarded the government department’s Leadership Award at the annual awards dinner held at Ventura’s Restaurant, which includes a $100 monetary award. (April 15, 2016)

Mikhail Bushinski was awarded the government department’s Academic Achievement Award at the end of year banquet held at Ventura’s Restaurant, which includes a $100 monetary award. (April 15, 2016)

Professor Perry in studio for WKTV discussing the presidential primary in New York http://www.wktv.com/news/Newstalk_Utica_College_professor_discusses_latest_politics_buzz.html (April 12, 2016)


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Departmental Events


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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