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Student Presentations at 17th Statewide Ugrad Research Conference

Several political science and legal studies students are presenting their research at the 17th Annual Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference at UMass Amherst on April 22. Presentations will take place all day from 8am to 5pm, and all are open to the public. For more details about the conference, visit their website.

Here is a sampling of the research from our department: 


  • Joseph Mendes in room 809 @ 10:40: "Hot-Tubbing the Expert: An Alternative Method for Reinforcing Expert Testimony in Civil Litigation"; 
  • Joshua Sowalsky in room 808 @ 11:35: "Ghajar: The New Middle East Playground?"; 
  •  Ryan King in room 809 at 1:20: "The future of Global Neoliberal Economics"; 
  • Sophie Kolchin-Miller in the reading room @ 3:10: "Organizing Northampton Residents to Preserve Our Civil Rights"; 
  •  Sarah Shultz in room 811 at 3:10: "2010 UMass Exit Poll";  
  • Benjamin Bull in the reading room @ 4:05: "Protecting Agricultural Workers Through University Food Contracts"; 
  • Peter Toy in room 809 at 4:05: "Securing U.S. Energy Interests: A Two-Pronged Approach to Energy Terrorism in the Arabian Peninsula";
  • Allison Soto in room 809 at 4:05: "International Institutions and Their Levels of Effectiveness in the Realm of International Environmental Governance, with an Emphasis on the Impacts of Epistemic Communities"; 
  • Alina Lindblom in room 809 at 4:05: "A Point of No Return: Labor Migration from the EU-10 to Denmark and Sweden"


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