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Get to Know Suzanne Shivnen of Political Science and Economics!

Name: Suzanne Shivnen Title: Administrative Assistant Intermediate Department(s): Economics and Political Science Degree(s), Education, or Certification(s): Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University, 1986 Major: Marketing Minor: General Business and Communications Professional or Personal Volunteer Activities: Staff Council member from 2012-2014 Awards or Recognitions Received (UM-Flint or Community): • Margaret Rogers Award • Staff […]

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UM Regents Announce New Appointments for Promotion and Tenure

On Thursday, May 21st, the Regents of the University of Michigan approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure and/or promotion of faculty on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The CAS promotions are presented below in alphabetical order. Dauda Abubakar, associate professor of Africana studies, […]

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Congratulations CAS Staff Award Winners!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, the UM-Flint Staff Council held their annual Staff Assembly Spring Meeting and Staff Recognition Awards Program. The College of Arts & Sciences was well represented! Lynn Barbee, Administrative Assistant in the Department of Mathematics and the Staff Council Recognition Coordinator, presented the 2015 Staff Recognition Award Recipients: Suzanne Shivnen, Administrative Assistant […]

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UM-Flint to Offer Summer Workshop on Holocaust and Rwanda Genocide Testimonies: July 13-17, 2015

This summer the University of Michigan-Flint will host a workshop focused on using Holocaust and Rwanda genocide testimonies in research and education. Working with UM-Flint’s Thompson Library, Dr. Theodosia Robertson, Associate Professor Emerita of History; Dr. Dauda Abubakar, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Political Science; and Dr. Kenneth Waltzer, a past Winegarden Visiting Professor at UM-Flint and […]

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UM-Flint Presents “Marx in Soho” on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

On Tuesday, March 17th, the University of Michigan-Flint, in collaboration with the Department of Political Science, University Relations, and Pi Sigma Alpha, will present Howard Zinn’s Marx in Soho. The performance will be held in the UCEN Kiva at 7pm and is free and open to the public. Robert Weick of Iron Age Productions will play Marx. […]

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Welcome to Dr. Jeremiah Olson, Assistant Professor of Political Science!

Name: Dr. Jeremiah Olson Title: Assistant Professor Department: Political Science Classes I’m teaching: Political Environment of Public Administration, Administrative Organizations and Behavior Professional Interests/Activities: American Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association Research Interests: Criminal Justice Policy, Prisons, Race and Ethnicity, Mental Health Care, Organizational Theory, Drug Policy Degree(s)/Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Kentucky, Masters […]

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Giving BlueDay – Tuesday, December 2nd

On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, the University of Michigan is asking you to turn Giving Tuesday into Giving BlueDay – a day of online giving to the funds of U of M, including UM-Flint. The College of Arts & Sciences is encouraging donors to pick a specific fund and the amount that is right for […]

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Dr. Kenneth Waltzer to Present Public Lecture

The departments of Political Science and Africana Studies, with the support of the Office of the CAS Dean, presents “The Turn Towards Testimony and What Can Be Learned in Holocaust Studies,” a lecture by Dr. Kenneth Waltzer. The lecture will be held Wednesday, November 12th, from 5:30-7:30pm in French Hall 111. This lecture is free […]

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CAS Welcomes Over 30 New Faculty for Fall Semester

The College of Arts and Sciences at UM-Flint started the Fall 2014 semester with over 30 new faculty members teaching in its classrooms. New faces will be seen in many departments including CSEP, English, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Earth & Resource Science, Psychology, Political Science, Anthropology, Theatre & Dance, and Foreign Language! Throughout the semester, CAS will […]

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Flint Mayor to Teach Political Science Course

The Political Science department of UM-Flint’s College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that a new, but very familiar, face will be seen around campus starting with the fall semester. Flint’s Mayor, Dayne Walling, will be the instructor for POL 324: Seminar in Applied Politics – Institutional & Leadership Practices. Mayor Walling comes […]

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