In the first round of Brazil’s elections Oct. 2, former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva face off against right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro; Cornell government professors react.Read More
The department of government offers students a variety of opportunities to engage with politics and political science, beginning in the classroom, with the chance to work one-on-one with faculty; by participating in internships, and by drawing on the department's ties with programs across the College of Arts and Sciences.
Alumni Profile: Ethan Felder '09
Ethan Felder is an associate at the labor law firm Koehler & Isaacs LLP. Ethan represents public and private sector labor unions and their members in all aspects of their employment. He handles contract grievances, unfair labor practices cases, disability hearings, federal litigations in New York City and across the metropolitan area. Ethan completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University (major: Government) and his graduate studies in law and business at Washington University in St. Louis. When not on the job, Ethan is also a community activist having organized a half dozen solidarity rallies in his hometown of Forest Hills, Queens.
Faculty and journalist experts considered the consequences of the ongoing conflict during “Aftershocks: Geopolitics Since the Ukraine invasion."Read More
The researchers will conduct public opinion surveys on how governments respond when asteroids and comets threaten cities, countries, or at the extreme, even the entire earth.Read More
Cornell faculty reflect on what will happen after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.Read More
Ann Simmons, Moscow bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal, and Mark Landler, London bureau chief for the New York Times, join Professors Peter Katzenstein and Jessica Chen Weiss for the Sept. 22 Arts Unplugged event.Read More
Klarman Fellows pursue research in any discipline in the College, including natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and the creative arts as well as cross-disciplinary fields. The application deadline is October 14.Read More
“The leadership experience I was afforded as co-editor of the Cornell Progressive and president of the Cornell Democrats helped me,” he said. “I was getting people to feel like they were a part of something and had a common cause, and motivating people to work when there were a whole lot of other things they could be doing on campus.”