Luke E. Perry, Ph.D.
Chair, Government & Politics
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Adam Brooks 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 17, 2015)

Deena Muzafar was awarded the government department’s Leadership Award at the annual awards dinner held at Ventura’s Restaurant. (April 17, 2015)

Matthew Scholosser was awarded the government department’s Professional and Integrity Award at the end of year banquet held at Ventura’s Restaurant. (April 17, 2015)

Laura Holmes was awarded the government department’s Academic Achievement Award at the end of year banquet held at Ventura’s Restaurant. (April 17, 2015)

Student organizers of Harvard University’s Model United Nations Conference visited with students about preparing for the 2016 competition. (April 15, 2015)

Students visited Independence Hall and the Constitution Center in Philadelphia as part of the Sherman Society annual trip. (April 6-8, 2015)

Professor Perry publishes a new book, Mitt Romney, Mormonism, and the 2012 Election, Palgrave MacMillan, (August 2014) ► Full Story

Professor Perry speaks to WKTV News about the NY election for Governor (August 29, 2014) ► Full Story

The Government and Politics Department welcomes Dr. Jun Kwon as a new tenure-track faculty member with expertise in East Asian Politics. Dr. Kwon is an accomplished teacher whose research focuses on China and North Korea. (August 2014)

Professor Perry’s book chapter “What Romney’s Nomination Means for Mormons and the Presidency” (Chapter 19) was published in The American Election 2012 (Palgrave-MacMillan) an edited volume organized by the New Hampshire Institute for Politics at Saint Anselm College (August 2014)

Professor Orlin lectured at the Minority Rights Academy (MRA), an event sponsored by the Albanian Human Rights Group (AHRG) and the German Embassy, in Voskopoja, Albania, (July 25-30, 2014)

Professor Orlin participated in a training Program for Tamil Human Rights advocates for British in London, UK, (July 3-5, 2014).

Professor Orlin presented “Human Rights and Human Wrongs: Tamil Rights in Sri Lanka” at the International Conference on Freedom and Justice- Remedial Approaches to Gross Human Rights Violations: The Tamil Struggle for Transnational Justice, Toronto, Ontario, (April 26, 2014)

Professor Orlin spoke at the Naturalization Ceremony at the United States District Court in Utica, NY (April 10, 2014)

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

Perry Provides Insights on Government Shutdown for WUTR-ABC News
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Government Faculty & Students Discuss Government Shutdown with WUTR-ABC News
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Perry Publishes Piece on George Washington and Popular Culture for Mount Vernon ► Full Story

Perry Releases Book on Mormons and Politics Prior to 2012 Election ► Full Story

Government students discuss presidential election
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Sherman Society organizes mock presidential debate
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Orlin addresses the 2012 International Human Rights Film Festival in Albania  "
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Orlin recognized for distinguished work in human rights advocacy
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Perry Publishes Article on Secession in Current Issues In Justice & Politics
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Perry Publishes Article on Democratization in The New England Journal of Political Science
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