Current Ripon News

Colucci writes about new world power conflict

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, had a piece published in the January/February 2015 edition of World Affairs. “Great Power Conflict: Will It Return?” addresses “ominous parallels between the cauldron that created the conflict of the Great War (World War I) and… Continue reading

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Colucci: America Must Stop Making Excuses in Iraq

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, posted his most recent opinion column on the U.S. News & World Report website about the necessity of destroying the Islamic State in Iraq to help fund and support the Syrian army. Read Colucci’s entire U.S.… Continue reading

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Schatzinger, Strickler ’17 Present Research in Philadelphia

Henrik Schatzinger, assistant professor of politics and government, and Jason Strickler ’17 presented a new research project at the annual Teaching & Learning Conference of the American Political Science Association in Philadelphia on February 7-9, 2014. The paper, “Integrating Aspects of Diversity Throughout the American Government Course: Why, How, and With What Effects,” offers political science instructors a number of… Continue reading

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Farrell to Present on Social Transformation in China

Martin Farrell, professor of politics and government and coordinator of the global studies program at Ripon College, will be presenting a paper entitled “Witnessing the Greatest Peacetime Social Transformation in Human History: Personal and Professional Reflections on Thirty-Two Years of Study and Travel in the People’’s Republic of China” at the 20th national conference of the Asian Studies Development Program… Continue reading

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Professors, Students Present Research at WSA/WPSA Conference

Faculty and students from the Ripon College Politics and Government Department and the Sociology Department presented nine research papers at the joint annual meeting of the Wisconsin Sociological Association (WSA) and the Wisconsin Political Science Association (WPSA) on October 11, 2013. Marty Farrell, professor of Politics and Government, contributed two papers, “From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: Lessons Learned from… Continue reading

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OPED: Re-imagining Agnew’s Plight in Today’s Political Context

President Zach Messitte and co-author Charles Holden of St. Mary’s College of Maryland ask readers to consider how Spiro Agnew’s fall from politics 40 years ago would play out in today’s “scandal-to-rehabilition” political environment in an opinion editorial in the Chicago Sun-Times. Agnew, the 39th vice president of the U.S., resigned in 1971 amid a cloud of scandal, pleaded no… Continue reading

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