Simmering anger at Beijing’s “zero covid” restrictions exploded over the past few days, writes Jeremy Lee Wallace, associate professor of government, in Washington Post commentary.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.
Four current Laidlaw scholars share their summer research or leadership in action experiences.Read More
Global Cornell will host a town hall in December for additional feedback and announce the new Global Grand Challenge theme in the coming year.Read More
Bryn Rosenfeld, assistant professor of government, won for her book, “The Autocratic Middle Class: How State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy.”Read More
A first-of-its kind survey reveals that Americans consider tactical strikes, used with the consent of other nations, to be the most morally legitimate or appropriate.Read More
Anil Menon is researching the political legacies of forced migration, which is on the rise globally due to climate change and conflict.Read More
Zhang will work with the Center for New Democratic Processes to test whether public assemblies can be an effective method for increasing public participation in AI governance.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.”