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Center for Analytic Political Engagement

The Center for Analytic Political Engagement (CAPE) is a focal point for scholars, students and community leaders in California’s San Joaquin Valley, founded by the Political Science faculty at the University of California, Merced. It aims to enhance a healthy democratic society by advancing responsible civic participation and elevating the voices of the under-represented.  

CAPE program support includes:
  • Experiential Learning Opportunites
    • Legislative Simulation Course (POLI109)
    • Legislative Bootcamp
    • Internship Opportunities
  • Faculty Research
    • Graduate Student Research Appointments
    • Undergraduate Research Assistantships
    • Copyediting Services for Faculty, Graduate Students, and Affiliates
  • Guest speakers/Seminars

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