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Department of Political Science

Dr. Wellhofer leads an alumni symposium

Department of Political Science


Political science alumni are a valued part of our department. We hope you will continue to keep in touch after graduation and let us know what you are up to!

To stay connected:

Your financial support means a great deal to us; we use it to provide scholarships for some of our outstanding students, and to annually send some of them to national conferences, including the Air Force Academy Assembly and the U.S. Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference.

Learn more about how to give to or establish a scholarship for the Department of Political Science.

Alumni Spotlights

Moncef Bouhafa named a 2012 DU Master Scholar

Alumnus Moncef Bouhafa (BA, political science, '70) returned to Denver in April 2012, to spend a day as a DU Master Scholar, engaging with faculty and teaching. Bouhafa lived in Washington, D.C., where he is a strategic communication expert with more than three decades of experience in the field of communication.

Combining strategic planning and training skills, Bouhafa has worked with international agencies, civil society, and governments to advocate on a range of public issues related to governance and civil society, economic reform, violence against women and children's rights, among others.

While at DU, Bouhafa spoke about his work to students in DU's Media, Film and Journalism, Communication Studies and International Studies programs, as well as others.

Bouhafa is the lead facilitator for many of CDC's learning events, and is also a senior coach to executives including heads of UN agencies, heads of state, and government and resident coordinators of the UN System. He designs and implements learning programs in the field of communication and development. While a Middle East and Africa specialist, Bouhafa has worked in more than 70 countries worldwide in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.