Story Categories: Government & Politics Department

 
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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 [...] Keep reading →
 
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June 10, 2014
Katie Jo Younkins '11 M'13, who is working on her master's in counterterrorism, studies at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel. Here she recounts a bit of her journey from her hometown in northern New Hampshire via Wagner College to Israel. My interest in studying in Israel began with the [...] Keep reading →
 
Relating to people was the most important part of Optzner's Peace Corps experience.
June 10, 2014
Relating to people was the most important part of Opotzner's Peace Corps experience. 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 [...] Keep reading →
 
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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 [...] Keep reading →
 
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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” wrapup. Here’s what Brown said: There were many interesting political theory books published [...] Keep reading →
 
Arijeta Lajka 16x9
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 [...] Keep reading →
 
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April 12, 2013
Dominick Brennan, a 20-year-old Wagner College junior from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn majoring in government and politics as well as economics, will serve as the president of this year’s mock New York State Senate, part of the Senate’s legislative internship program. While Brennan is the only Wagner [...] Keep reading →