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2017

Cody Drolc's research explores the legacy and complexities of Edward Snowden and what advancements in insider threat detection m

Cody Drolc's research explores the legacy and complexities of Edward Snowden and what advancements in insider threat detection might mean for democracy and transparency in government. (Photo: flickr/Thierry Ehrmann)

MU PhD Student Cody Drolc, discusses his research “Bad bureaucrats? The future of whistleblowing in a post-Snowden world” for In The Moment on South Dakota Public Radio:

http://listen.sdpb.org/post/moment-law-enforcement-and-emotional-intelligence.

Drolc was in South Dakota to present his paper at his alma mater, Black Hills State University:

Brooks Blevins (left), History Professor at Missouri State University and President of the Steering Committee for the event; Jam

Brooks Blevins (left), History Professor at Missouri State University and President of the Steering Committee for the event; James W. Endersby, co-author of Lloyd Gaines and the Fight to End Segregation; and Gary Kremer, Director of the State Historical Society of Missouri. The book won the 2017 Book Award at the Missouri Conference on History last week.

 SPRINGFIELD, MO—Associate Professor James W. Endersby and Teaching Professor William T. Horner are the recipients of the Missouri Conference on History 2017 Book Award for their co-written book, Lloyd Gaines and the Fight to End Segregation (University of Missouri Press, 2016).

More here: https://coas.missouri.edu/news/two-mu-political-science-professors-win-book-award-missouri-conference-history

Demonstrators rally in Support of the Affordable Care Act, at The White House, Washington, DC (flickr-Ted Eytan)

Demonstrators rally in Support of the Affordable Care Act, at The White House, Washington, DC (flickr-Ted Eytan)

In a forthcoming article for Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Jake Haselswerdt, assistant professor of public affairs and political science, finds that backlash against the Affordable Care Act and new beneficiaries contributed to increase in voter participation. 

A Guide to the Missouri Constitution

A Guide to the Missouri Constitution, Casey and Dyer, 2017.

New book on Missouri Constitution by Greg Casey and Justin Dyer

Colton Heffington, Brandon Beomseob Park and Laron K. Williams, 2017.

Colton Heffington, Brandon Beomseob Park and Laron K. Williams, 2017.

Public opinion researchers depend on certain questions as essential public opinion barometers, like presidential job approval or Bud Roper’s right-direction/wrong-track measure. Perhaps no other question is as often used to determine what is foremost in the minds of the public than the open-ended “What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?” Respondents offer their concerns in their own words, unaffected by potential bias introduced by limited lists of answers.

Assistant Professor Sheena Greitens

Assistant Professor Sheena Greitens, IKS Co-Director

Assistant Professors Sheena Greitens (Political Science) and Harrison Kim (History) worked for more than a year to coordinate resources across campus and create the Institute for Korean Studies, which formally launched on February 9.

Electing the House by Jay Dow

Electing the House by Jay Dow

Professor Jay Dow has a new book, Electing the Housenow available for pre-order.

More here: https://kansaspress.ku.edu/978-0-7006-2410-2.html

2016

International diplomacy and African LGBTI Rights – Launch of Unit on Gender, Sexuality and the Law

The illustration is an election leaflet from the Zambian 2011 election.

Assistant Professor Michael Wahman gave a presentation of his recent research on LGBTIQ rights and international diplomacy in Africa, at the launch of a new unit on Gender, Sexuality & the Law at the Centre on Law and Social Transformation in Bergen, Norway.

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Kenneth Bryant Jr.

Kenneth Bryant Jr. receives the Donald M. Suggs Dissertation Fellowship from Interim University of Missouri System President Michael Middleton and Provost Garnett Stokes at the St. Louis American Salute to Excellence in Education Gala. photo credit: St. Louis American  

Doctoral Candidate Kenneth Bryant Jr. has been selected by the MU Office of Graduate Studies to receive the 2016 Donald M. Suggs Dissertation Fellowship. Bryant was presented with the award on October 1st at the St. Louis American Salute to Excellence in Education Gala, which celebrates minority students, educators, business owners and leaders within St. Louis and the larger Missouri community.

Voters are ready for the election to be over

MU faculty members are showing up in the press as Election Day approaches.

Bill Horner talks voter fatigue with the Kansas City Star

Al Roberts comments on the mood of the electorate in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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