In WWII, two-thirds of the 60,000 Italian civilian victims of Allied bombing were killed when Italy was no longer an enemy. Matt Evangelista explores this seeming paradox in a new book.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.
Meta will be reinstating former president Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts in the coming weeks; Cornell government scholars weigh in on extremism and governing online content moderation.Read More
Peter Enns is the lead investigator on the 2022 Collaborative Midterm Survey, containing answers by more than 19,000 Americans to a wide-ranging survey about political views.Read More
The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) awarded Affinito-Stewart research grants totaling $195,166 to 20 Cornell faculty members.Read More
Jessica Chen Weiss, Michael J. Zak Professor for China and Asia-Pacific Studies, is profiled in the New Yorker magazine.Read More
This year, 27 fellows, including three from Arts & Sciences, will engage with national and international news media to make their voices heard on several issues.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.”