Tag Archive for political science

The Deregulatory Moment? Prof. Boatright edits ‘must read’ on campaign finance law

Robert Boatright, Clark University associate professor of political science

Robert G. Boatright, associate professor of political science at Clark University, is the editor of a collection of essays titled, “The Deregulatory Moment? A Comparative Perspective on Changing Campaign Finance Laws” (University of Michigan Press 2015). “The Deregulatory Moment?” has been called a “must read for anyone interested specifically in campaign spending, and more generally…

Clark students attend Supreme Court hearing

Clark University students in front of the Supreme Court

Twelve Clark University students accompanied Professor Mark C. Miller of the Political Science Department to Washington, D.C., Feb. 28 and 29 to hear oral arguments at the United States Supreme Court. The trip was funded in part by the Barry ’62 and Elaine ’65 Epstein Pre-Law Fund, the June Patron ’65 Endowed Fund, the Law &…

Clark Model UN Team returns from Harvard Conference with awards in hand

The Clark Model U.N. participants

A delegation of 20 members of Clark University’s Model U.N. Team recently participated in the 62nd session of the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference (HNMUN 2016); several returned with awards for their performance in highly competitive committees. Doga Bilgin ’16 and Pingzhen Hu ’16 were awarded Outstanding Delegate in the Science and Technology Committee;…

Clark U. student awarded scholarship from Phi Beta Kappa-Boston

Alicja Gancarz '17

Clark University junior Alicja Gancarz has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Boston (PBK-Boston), a local affiliate of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished collegiate honorary society, in recognition of her strong academic record and for her exemplary essay describing how she embodies the society’s motto, “Love of learning…

Clark Model UN Team continues superb performance; busy spring semester slated

Clark University Model UN team members at the Northeast Regional Model Arab League Conference at Northeastern, from left: Maame Abena Anan-Ankomah, Andrew Mezzi, Conor Mulqueen, Michael Pierce and Absar Ali.

The Clark University Model UN Team has concluded a successful fall semester, winning numerous awards and looking forward to more strong performances next year. The Clark team participated in the Boston Area Regional Model United Nations held at Boston University, in the 43rd National Collegiate Security Conference at Georgetown University, in the Northeast Regional Model…

Clark professor’s ‘Sex, Politics, and Putin’ receives two prestigious book prizes

Sex politics - jkt

Clark University professor and chair of the political science department Valerie Sperling’s recently published book, “Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia,” has received the Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies from the Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) and also the Heldt Prize for Best Book in Slavic and…

Nine undergraduates awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support creative projects on campus and abroad

Julianne Murphy '17

Nine Clark University undergraduate students were recently awarded Steinbrecher Fellowships to support their pursuit of original ideas, creative research, and community service projects this summer and during the 2015-2016 academic year. Information about the students and their projects follows: Oyut Amarjargal ’17, of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, will conduct research and complete a community service project this…

Clark U. students travel to Capitol Hill to advocate for international education

(From left to right) Clark students Themal Ellawala ’17, Wandong Yang ’16, Connor Ruby ’15, and Eriberto Mora ’17 are pictured outside the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Four Clark University students traveled to Capitol Hill recently to participate in NAFSA (Association of International Education) Advocacy Day, an annual event devoted to educating members of Congress about how international education impacts states and districts, and why it’s important to have a more globally engaged United States. Eriberto Mora ’17 of Worcester, Connor Ruby…

Clark’s Mock Trial Team honored for outstanding performance in N.H.; advances to nationals in Washington, D.C.

The Mock Trial teams pose with their awards.

The Clark University Mock Trial team was awarded an automatic bid to the American Mock Trial Association National Tournament in Washington, D.C., in March, as a result of their outstanding performance at the 2015 Manchester, New Hampshire Regional Tournament at St. Anselm College. The team earned a trophy for Outstanding Trial Team, and finished fourth among…