Onur Bakiner has received the Best Book Award from the Human Rights sectionof the American Political Science Association (APSA) for Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy. APSA is the largest political science grouping in the United States and their journals are regarded as “flagship” in the field.
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.
Professor Onur Bakiner published Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy in which he examined the success of truth commissions in promoting policy reform, human rights accountability, and the public recognition of human rights violations. More here.
The Seattle City Council unanimously reappointed Professor Angelique Davis to the Civil Service Commission for a three-year term. More here.