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Robert Vipond appointed Interim Director of CSUS

July 5, 2016

A Message from Stephen J. Toope, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs I am delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Rob Vipond as Interim Director, Centre for the Study of the United States for a six-month term, effective July 1,...

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Peter Loewen quoted in National Post article on Brexit

June 28, 2016

CSUS Director Peter Loewen was quoted in a National Post article called “Full Pundit: What Brexit means (if anything) for Canada.”

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Loewen: The crumbling of a long-time democracy

June 24, 2016

CSUS Director Peter Loewen wrote a column in the Ottawa Citizen called “The crumbling of a long-time democracy.”

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CSUS affiliated faculty Brenda Cossman wins Lexpert Zenith Award

June 21, 2016

Prof. Brenda Cossman is the recipient of a 2016 Lexpert Zenith Award. This year’s awards were presented to those who have demonstrated excellence, action, and thought leadership in ways that advanced diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and society. ...

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Loewen quoted in National Post article on U.S. gun ownership

June 17, 2016

CSUS Director Peter Loewen was quoted in a National Post article called “America’s gun: How ridiculously easy it is to fire the rifle that’s the symbol of the gun control debate in the U.S.“

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BARBARA EHRENREICH: INEQUALITY IN THE U.S. – VIDEO RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE

June 17, 2016

Barbara Ehrenreich gave a lecture on “Inequality in the United States” for the Centre for the Study of the United States on November 23, 2015. Watch the video recording here.

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ANNOUNCMENT: CSUS GRADUATE RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

June 15, 2016

This year’s CSUS Graduate Research Award Recipients are Philip Sayer and Austin Zwick. Sayer and Zwick will be presenting their research for the CSUS Graduate Student Workshop during the 2016-17 academic year.

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Loewen: Trump and Clinton highlight glitches in U.S. primary system

June 10, 2016

CSUS Director Peter Loewen wrote a column in the Ottawa Citizen called “Trump and Clinton highlight glitches in U.S. primary system.”

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Robert Putnam at CSUS

June 7, 2016

On June 6, Harvard political scientist and sociologist Robert Putnam gave a lecture at CSUS called “What Happened? The Curious Case of Social Change in 20th Century America.” The lecture was followed by a panel discussion on the Canadian perspective...

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Peter Loewen Appointed New SPPG Director

May 30, 2016

Professor Peter Loewen will be stepping down as Director of the Centre for the Study of the United States and American Studies undergraduate program as of June 30th, to take on the role of Director of the School of Public...

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