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Dr. Martha Kropf: Voting and Elections in Bloomberg Law

   March 31, 2022

Dr. Martha Kropf, Professor of Political Science and Public Administration and Core Faculty of the Public Policy Ph.D. Program, contributes insights on voting and elections in Bloomberg Law article, March 31, 2022.

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Dr. Jourdan Davis Wins First Place and Best Dissertation

   March 21, 2022
Dr. Jourdan Davis of the Gerald G. Fox MPA Program of Charlotte and her co-author, Dr. Ken Meier of American University, won First Place Best Paper Award at the Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA) for their paper, “Effectiveness, Efficiency and Equity Tradeoffs in Public Programs: A Citizen Experiment”. Dr. Davis also won Best Dissertation Award from Section for Women in Public...

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UNC Charlotte MUN Team Wins Awards at Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference

   November 22, 2021

Charlotte's Model United Nations team won a record number of awards at the Southern Regional Model United Nations conference in Atlanta during November 18-20. Students representing Argentina, China, and Turkey won Distinguished Delegation and Germany won Outstanding Delegations. Additionally, seven student pairs won individual awards. Charlotte had seven alumni serving as conference...

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Dr. John Szmer Article in the Washington Post

   October 27, 2021

Dr. John Szmer, Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, and his colleagues, Drs. Laura Moyer (University of Louisville), Susan Haire (University of Georgia), and Robert K. Christensen (Brigham Young University), published an article, “Sotomayor said people of color feel pressure to prove themselves every day.

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Dr. Yaoyao Dai Article in the Washington Post

   May 12, 2021

Dr. Yaoyao Dai, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, and Dr. Luwei Rose Luqiu, Assistant Professor of the Department of Journalism of Hong Kong Baptist University, published “China’s ‘wolf warrior’ diplomats like to talk tough,” in Monkey Cage of the Washington Post, May 12, 2021. The article is based on an...

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Niners Elected to Office

   January 26, 2021

Election night 2020 proved big for Niner Nation. Former Student Body President Richard Hudson was reelected to the U.S. Congress. A record 14 alumni were elected to the N.C. General Assembly, and two gained seats on the N.C. Court of Appeals. For more information, please visit the full article...

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THREE ALUMNAE NAMED NEWSMAKERS FOR 2020

   January 26, 2021

UNC Charlotte alumnae Susan DeVore ’81, Tracy Dodson ’97, ’98 and Pamela Wideman ’06 were recently named to the Charlotte Business Journal’s list of 2020...

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Megan Bird - Rhodes Scholarship

   November 18, 2020

Megan Bird, a Levine Scholar majoring in Political Science and Public Administration, is a finalist in contention for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

For more information, visit the full article here.

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Millennium Fellows Graduation

   November 18, 2020

The Millennium Fellowship's 2nd year kicked off in August with a new cohort of 18 students.  This year the Millennium Fellowship is a course set up to help students learn the leadership and project management skills necessary to develop projects.  The projects students designed and started include those listed below. Students graduated as Millennium Fellows on November 18 in a ceremony...

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A. Knight and J. Miller paper

   May 1, 2020

In October 2019, Dr. Amber Knight and Dr. Joshua Miller presented their paper "Making Prenatal Screening Work for Women: Promoting Epistemic Justice for the Sake of Reproductive Autonomy" at the Association for Politial Theory Annual Conference at the University of California at Irvine.

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