Lupita Corona is the newest member of the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA). She is a first-generation student attending Seattle University and a junior majoring in international studies with a minor in political science. To read more about Lupita click here.
The Political Science Department is hosting a conversation with Dr. Julia Azari about the legacy of the Trump administration, and how it will affect the Biden administration. Dr. Azari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Marquette University. The event will be on January 19, 2021, the day before the Presidential Inauguration. Please join us on Zoom here.
Alumnus Aidan Courtney (class of 2020) recently got accepted into the University of Montana's Master of Education (M.Ed.) Program at the Phyllis J. Washington School of Education in Missoula, MT. He will begin classes in 2021 and will be starting his 8-12 initial licensure to teach Broadfield Social Studies. He is currently employed at the Missoula County Elections Office as an Election Aide.
Onur Bakiner has published a new article titled “Endogenous Sources of Judicial Power: Parapolitics and the Supreme Court of Colombia” in Comparative Politics (2020). Read the article here.
Captain Benes Z. Aldana, ’91, chief trial judge of the U.S. Coast Guard, selected as president of the National Judicial College, the nation’s most influential institute for the continuing education of judges. More here.
Patrick Schoettmer joins the faculty to teach American political institutions. He focuses his research on the role of religious groups in politics in the U.S. More here.