Dr. Sarah Dreier recently joined UNM’s Political Science department as an assistant professor effective August 1, 2021. Dreier’s research interests encompass power, oppression, and resistance, specifically looking at how powerful legal, political, and religious institutions enable and restrict human rights for marginalized populations.
Partnership seeks support for communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 Gabriel Sanchez and Shannon Sanchez-Youngman at The University of New Mexico are helping lead a national effort to understand effective COVID-19 vaccine messaging and hesitancy factors. The massive American COVID-19 Vaccine Poll is a partnership between the African American Research Collaborative (AARC), The Commonwealth […] Read More
Name: Dr. Sarah K. Dreier Title: Assistant Professor Department: Political Science Describe your research in about 200 words. Sarah K. Dreier is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of New Mexico. Her research interests include comparative politics, human rights and state oppression, gender, religion, and integrating […] Read More
Political science assistant professor promoted to associate professor Dr. Jessica Feezell in the political science department was promoted to associate professor this summer. She said that the most important tool to have in order to achieve tenure is a strong support network she established inside and outside the department. “The most important thing I […] Read More
People of color are being disproportionately infected by the novel coronavirus, professor of computer science and biology at UNM Melanie Moses and associate professor of political science Kathy Powers say in an article published in the Santa Fe Institute Transmission series. Racial disparities related to COVID-19 have been observed nationwide. The Center for Disease […] Read More
UNM Political Science professor wins award for best human rights book The Logics of Gender Justice: State Action on Women’s Rights around the World by UNM Political Science Professor Mala Htun, was recognized as the best book on Human Rights 2018 by the International Studies Association. Htun said that she was delighted to win […] Read More
UNM political science professor received award for “innovative” Facebook research UNM Political Science Assistant Professor Dr. Jessica Feezell was awarded the 2018 Walter Lippmann award last year for the best published article in political communication. “I think [the article] it’s innovative, and I think it won the award because of the method and technique,” Feezell […] Read More