Spring 2021 Events

April 14th, 2 p.m.  https://uml.zoom.us/j/98596360780

Join us for the Spring II event of the Brad Morse Speaker Series "Implications of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Asia, Africa and Latin America" with Seung-Youn Oh, Ph.D. (Bryn Mawr University), Agustina Giraudy, Ph.D. (American University) and Agnes Binagwaho, Ph.D. (University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda).

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected every corner of the world highlighting multiple social, political, and economic inequalities, but it also evolved very differently across regions. Join us for a discussion of the complex implications of the pandemic in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

April 1st, 12:30-1:45 p.m.   https://uml.zoom.us/j/94349413251

Political Science and Peace & Conflict Studies Career Panel Please join us in welcoming alumni sharing their experiences in their careers and how they got there. After the presentation, attendees will be able to answer questions to the panel.

March 18, 2021, 2 p.m.: Our department will be hosting a panel discussion on the "2020 Election and Race in America". We will have two excellent scholars visiting virtually: Jane Junn, Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California and Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science and American Studies at Fordham University. Visit the Greeley Series on Race & Social Justice webapge for more information.

March 10, 2021, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.: Virtual: John Traphagan - "Environment, Aging Populations and Entrepreneurship if Rural Japan" Professor of Religious, University of Texas at Austin


Please email: Ardeth_Thawnghmung@uml.edu for all event questions.

Past Events

December 10, 2019 1-2:30 p.m., Allen House South Campus: Human Rights In The Middle East. Professors Arie Perliger and Deina Abdelkader will discuss the status of human rights in the Middle East today. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

October 11, 2019 1-2:30 p.m., Dugan 211: Learn more about graduate programs in Political Science. Prof. Bill Clark, Department Head of Political Science at Texas A& University will join us to talk about graduate programs in political science and the program at TAMU. UMass Lowell Political Science faculty will also be on hand to talk about strategies for selecting the right program, the application process and more.

October 15, 2019 7:30-9:30 p.m., UCrossing 260: Democratic debate watch, hosted by Political Science Department, College Democrats, and FAHSS Dean's Office.

October 17, 2019 11 a.m. - Noon, Allen House Spinola Room: Constitution Day Event, Supreme Trends. 2019 at the Supreme Court, A Constitution Day Talk with Prof. Morgan Marietta. Topics include fair elections, the Death of Precedent, and the Rise of Religious Rights. Open Q&A to follow. Morgan Marietta is Associate Professor of Political Science at UMass Lowell and author of "A Citizen's Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court." His new book "One Nation, Two Realities: Dueling Facts in American Democracy" was published in March, 2019. He is currently writing "The Supreme Court of Facts: Evolving Social Realities Under the U.S. Constitution".

November 5, 2019 at 12:30 p.. (O'Leary 222): Brad Morse Speaker Series "The Migrant Passage: Clandestine Journeys from Central America" Speaker: Noelle Brigden, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Marquette University. At the crossroads of anthropology and international relations, Noelle Brigden, Ph.D. draws on over two years of ethnographic fieldwork along human smuggling routes from Central America across Mexico and into the United States in order to understand the relationships among human security, international borders, and clandestine transnationalism.