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Congratulations to our Graduates, Class of 2016!

June 13th, 2016 was a special day for UO grads and their families – Political Science students celebrated with an afternoon of rain and shine at a ceremony held on the east lawn of the Knight Law Center. Doctoral candidates, undergraduate honors students, and all Political Science graduates from this academic year were recognized and their hard work applauded!

Congratulations graduates!

“Keep your head up, keep your heart strong.

‘Cause I’ll always remember you the same.”

Ben Howard

Excerpt from “Keep Your Head Up”

Congratulations class of 2016!

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Observations from Cleveland: Insight into the 2016 Republican National Convention

UO Associate Professor of Political Science, Joseph Lowndes, has published an article in CounterPunch!

Professor Lowndes explores the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland and provides a reflective perspective on the current course of the political party. Click the link below to read the full article!

“From Silent Majority to White-Hot Rage: Observations from Cleveland”

Joseph Lowndes is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon and Oregon expert in race, conservatism, social movements and elections. Joe is the author of “From the


New York, USA - June 12, 2017: Memorial outside the landmark Stonewall Inn in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando in New York City in 2016.

After Orlando, the Road to Equality Just Got Longer: Associate Professor Gash in the Washington Monthly

UO’s own Associate Professor of Political Science, Alison Gashhas published an article in the Washington Monthly!

Professor Gash explores how LGBTQ individuals still face a dubious world that is ruled by political and social struggles. Click the link below to read the full article!

After Orlando, the Road to Equality Just Got Longer

Alison Gash is the author of Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights (Oxford University Press, 2015). Her work on LGBTQ rights has also appeared in Politico, Newsweek, Slate, Huffington Post and The Conversation. She is an


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