Story Categories: Government & Politics Department

Post Image for 5-minute video: Abe Unger on rebuilding NYC with BIDs
February 3, 2017
Business Improvement Districts helped rebuild New York, but at what cost to our democratic culture? Keep reading →
Post Image for The 2016 Election: What Happened and Why?
December 5, 2016
Wagner College’s Department of Government & Politics and the Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform combined forces for a post mortem panel on the recent presidential election. Watch the complete video! Keep reading →
Post Image for Business Improvement Districts: Effective … but democratic?
August 23, 2016
Abe Unger's new book looks at how privatization has revitalized America’s downtowns Keep reading →
Post Image for Lajka wins Fulbright award
June 13, 2016
Former Wagnerian editor will teach English in Turkey Keep reading →
Post Image for In his own words: Professor Cyril Ghosh, scholar of the American Dream
June 10, 2014
Cyril Ghosh, assistant professor of government and politics at Wagner since 2012, published his first book last year, The Politics of the American Dream: Democratic Inclusion in Contemporary American Culture (Palgrave Macmillan). It was named one of the best political science books of 2013 by Huffington Post columnist Heath Brown. Q You write, “Democratic societies […] Keep reading →
Post Image for In her own words: Katie Jo Younkins ’11 M’13, counterterrorism student
June 10, 2014
My interest in studying in Israel began with the transformational semester I spent at the Rothberg International School of Hebrew University in Jerusalem in the spring of 2010. Wagner had established an exchange agreement there in 2008, and when Professor Steve Snow referred me to the program, it triggered something within me. I had always […] Keep reading →
Post Image for A new path in business development
June 10, 2014
In 2011, Kelly Opotzner ’07 was living in Manhattan and working at Deutsche Bank, one of the world’s biggest investment banks. Before that, she had been with Morgan Stanley. The vast resources of the city and of a budding finance career lay at her feet. In October 2012, however, she pursued a new dream to […] Keep reading →
Post Image for New issue of Wagner undergrad research journal features wide-ranging studies
April 11, 2014
Earlier this month, the 24th issue of the Wagner College Forum for Undergraduate Research was published. The journal has been edited for its entire 12-year history by Gregory J. Falabella, an associate professor of physics and astronomy. “This issue of the journal is of special significance. It is the first,” Falabella wrote in the Fall […] Keep reading →
Post Image for Ghosh picked for Huffington Post’s ‘Best Political Science Books in 2013’ list
January 2, 2014
Wagner College political science professor Cyril Ghosh’s book, “The Politics of the American Dream,” was picked by Huffington Post blogger Heath Brown for his “Best Political Science Books in 2013” wrap-up. Here’s what Brown said: There were many interesting political theory books published in 2013. One I enjoyed was Cyril Ghosh’s book, “The Politics of […] Keep reading →
Post Image for Lajka wins Gilman Scholarship
November 22, 2013
Arijeta Lajka, a Wagner College sophomore from Great Kills, Staten Island, has won the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, given by the U.S. State Department to support study abroad by college undergraduates who are U.S. citizens. Lajka is the first Wagner student to win the highly competitive Gilman Scholarship. With over 2,600 Gilman applications […] Keep reading →