Posted March 5, 2013
(Pictured left to right: Max Ticco, Bonnie Bethea, Joseph Giovanetti)
SUNY Buffalo State political science majors on US Department of Education fellowships to study at Babes Bolyai University in Romania (Spring 2013). For more information about this grant, contact Dr. Laurie Buonanno, principal investigator), Atlantis Cooperation Project.
Posted September 18, 2012
Political Science assistant professor Kyeonghi Baek is featured in the in the Undergraduate Research at Buffalo State video.
Posted August 24, 2012
Articles on Political Science Assistant Professor Kyeonghi Baek
Political Science assistant professor Kyeonghi Baek was recently profiled on the Buffalo State website and was recognized in Buffalo Business First's "People on the Move" section.
Posted: August 6, 2012
Buffalo State alumnus and current UB Law student Henry Zomerfeld, and Political Science assistant professor Kyeonghi Baek have published their work on African American churches and same-sex marriage as a chapter in an upcoming Sage Publications book American Multicultural Studies: Diversity, Race, Gender and Sexuality.
Posted: June 28, 2012
In the News: Yacobucci Provides Background on Affordable Care Act
Peter Yacobucci, assistant professor of political science, has appeared frequently on WBEN NewsRadio 930 AM/ 107.7 FM over the last several days as the nation awaited the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Read more.
Lecturer Mayra Velez-Serrano has accepted a full-time position as an assistant professor with the Political Science Department beginning in fall 2012. Velez-Serrano will be teaching PSC 102: Political Analysis, PSC 230 International Relations, and PSC 308 International Organization and International Law. Congratulations, Mayra!
Buffalo State delegation at the 25th SUNY Model European Union
hosted by Exeter University (United Kingdom)
Video Coverage of SUNYMEU 2012
Buffalo State played Romania, the UK, permanent representatives (EU ambassadors) for Cyprus and Germany (with SUNY Fredonia)
Joseph Giovanetti, Bonnie Bethea, Max Ticco, Jillian Parker, John Collard, and Vincent Ruffino sightsee in London before heading to University of Exeter for SUNYMEU
SUNYMEU 2013 will be hosted by the SUNY Global Center in New York City (April 2013). For more information, visit the SUNYMEU website.
POLITICAL SCIENCE GOES GLOBAL
Kyeonghi Baek Presents at Global Citizenship Seminar
Dr. Kyeonghi Baek presented “Global Citizenship in International Conflict Management and Resolution” on Nov. 14 as part the seminar on Global Citizenship and Its Role in Higher Education during the International Education Week (IEW).
Master of Public Administration and Nonprofit Management
APPROVED by SUNY and New York State Education Department in summer 2011. Our entering class for Fall 2011 is 35 students.
iQuestions? Please contact either Angelo A. Conorozzo (716) 878-6800 or Keith Henderson, (716) 878-5019.
NEW COURSE PLANNED FOR FALL 2012
GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUESTIONING POLITICS (GLBTQ POLITICS)
This course provides a cross-cultural, longitudinal perspective of U.S. GLBTQ movements and interest-based organizations. It examines queer legal theory, human rights, and constitutional issues surrounding GLBTQ rights. The course considers GLBTQ politics in the context of federalism, with examination of federal legislation such as the Defense of Marriage Act and individual state laws with respect to GLBTQ rights.
Course Instructor: Dr. Greg Rabb, President Jamestown City Council, Professor of Poltiical Science and Economics at Jamestown Community College, Activist for Same Sex Civil Rights, First openly-gay candidate to win elected office in Western New York
2012 Great Lakes Regional Undergraduate Mock Trial Tournament
Sponsored by the American Mock Trial Association and
hosted by Buffalo State College
Saturday, February 11th, 2012-Sunday, February 12th, 2012
JUDGES NEEDED. If you are an attorney, please consider volunteering for one or more trials. Please contact Jon Lines for information and/or a copy of the case.
Buffalo State Political Science Department Wins Grant to the SUNY COIL National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop in Globally-Networked Learning Environments
The Buffalo State team is working with Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) and Babes Bolyai University (Romania) to develop a globally-networked course to be launched in Fall 2012--Transatlantic Public Administration.
This will be Buffalo State's first globally-networked course.
American, British, and Romanian students and faculty will be involved in course delivered synchronously and asynchronously. This will be the capstone course in the Certificate in Transatlantic Public Administration and Policy, currently under development and supported by a grant from the US Department of Education, Atlantis Cooperation
Buffalo State/Atlantis COIL TEAM (l to r): Laurie Buonanno (politilcal science), Lee Ann Grace (international education), Keith Henderson (political science), Natalia Culgesan (political science, BBU), Beth Burns (instructional technologist)
Buffalo State Delegation to Travel to the United Kingdom in January to participate in the 25th Annual SUNY Model European Union. SUNYMEU 2012 is hosted by Exeter University.
Eight of our students are playing the UK and Romania. Two additonal students are working with SUNY Fredonia teams--playing ambassadors to the EU from Cyprus and Germany. Stay tuned for all full report in January.
For information about SUNYMEU, visit http://www.newpaltz.edu/polisci_intlrela/meu.html
SUNYMEU 2011 Buffalo State Delegation