Tag: history/political science department

Somvichian leaves a lasting impact

Dr. Kamol Somvichian, political science professor emeritus died Feb. 8 at the age of 80.

Neidleman explores truth-seeking

Jason Neidleman, chairman of the history and political science department and professor of political science, shows no signs of slowing down. Besides being professor and department chairman, Neidleman has just published his latest book, “Rousseau’s Ethics of Truth: A Sublime Science of Simple Souls.”

Brantley links social activism, beer

Assistant Professor of History Allyson Brantley has only lived in Los Angeles for a month. And although the Southern Californian cartopia has given her some culture shock, she is excited to live in a city that she had studied as part of her dissertation.

Sayles’ final lecture reflects his life

Steve Sayles, professor emeritus of history, delivered his last lecture Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room, after teaching at the University for 32 years.

Gelm examines voters’ tendencies

Professor of Political Science Richard Gelm explored trends in political views and behavior during his lecture “Making American Politics Work: Coping with Fear and Anger, AKA: A Political Self-Help Guide.”

Minoves compares world democracies

Global democratic regimes were the topic of discussion in professor Juli Minoves-Triquell’s speech, “No End of History: Democracy, Latin America and the State of the World” on May 1.

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