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Apr. 26, 2017
A paper by graduate students Chelsea Coe, Kayla Canelo, Kau Vue, and professors Matthew Hibbing and Steve Nicholson, entitled "The Physiology of Framing Effects: Threat Sensitivity and the Persuasiveness of Political Arguments," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics...
Apr. 12, 2017
Graduate student Tessa Provins' paper, "Compensation, Opportunity, and Information: A Comparative Analysis of Legislative Nonresponse in the American States" (with David Fortunato), was accepted for publication in Political Research Quarterly.
Mar. 28, 2017
UC Merced is hiring a lecturer in IR/Comparative for 2017-18. The recruitment is open until April 16th, 2017. See here for details: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00470
Mar. 15, 2017
Professor Jennifer Merolla of UC Riverside gave a talk on her book, Framing Immigrants: News Coverage, Public Opinion, and Policy (with Chris Haynes and S. Karthick Ramakrishnan), today as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series.
Mar. 3, 2017
Professors Tom Hansford and Nate Monroe will host a Facebook live broadcast on the Supreme Court and the Senate on Tuesday, March 7, at noon.
Mar. 1, 2017
Professors Courtenay Conrad and Emily Ritter published a post, "A Trump moratorium on international treaties could roll back human rights — here at home," on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog.
Feb. 27, 2017
Prof. Matthew Hibbing and graduate student Raman Deol's paper, "The Relationship between Personality and Response Patterns on Public Opinion Surveys: The Big Five, Extreme Response Style, and Acquiescence Response Style" (with Matthew Cawvey, Andrew Bloeser, and Jeffery J. Mondak),...
Feb. 17, 2017
Professor Tom Hansford, graduate student Chanita Intawan, and Professor Steve Nicholson's paper, “Snap Judgment: Implicit Perceptions of a (Political) Court,” has been accepted for publication in Political Behavior.
Feb. 15, 2017
Josh Kertzer, Assistant Professor of Government at Harvard University, gave a talk on "Tying Hands, Sinking Costs, and Leader Attributes" on Wednesday, February 15th.
Feb. 15, 2017
Professor Courtenay Conrad's paper, "Torture and the Limits of Democratic Institutions" (with Daniel W. Hill, Jr. and Will Moore), has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Peace Research.
Feb. 10, 2017
Jungmoo Woo's paper, "Oil Export, External Prewar Support for the Government, and Civil Conflict Onset," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Peace Research.
Feb. 7, 2017
Brad LeVeck's paper, "The Democratic Peace and the Wisdom of Crowds" (with Neil Narang), has been accepted by the International Studies Quarterly.
Jan. 10, 2017
Brad LeVeck and Stephanie Nail's paper, "Evidence for a scale invariant relationship between the incumbency advantage and the nationalization of US House election 1866-2014," has been published by Research & Politics.

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