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December 15, 2018
Prof. Jessica Trounstine's new book "Segregation by Design: Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities" has just been published by Cambridge University Press. The book represents a major contribution to our understanding of local American politics, inequality, and...
November 12, 2018
Prof. Thomas Hansford and graduate student Chelsea Coe’s paper “Linguistic Complexity, Information Processing, and Acceptance of Supreme Court Decisions” has just been published in Political Psychology. Congratulations to Prof. Hansford and Chelsea Coe! The paper considers the...
November 10, 2018
Prof. Jessica Trounstine and graduate student Kau Vue’s paper “A Different Kind of Disadvantage: Candidate Race, Cognitive Complexity, and Voter Choice” has just been published in Political Behavior. Congratulations to Prof Trounstine and Kau Vue, and their co-authors!"...
August 21, 2018
UC Merced Political Science is delighted to welcome Dr Elaine K. Denny, Assistant Professor of Political Science, who joined the faculty on July 1st, 2018. Her appointment expands the teaching and research profile of the university. Denny joins UC Merced from Duke University, where she was a...
August 20, 2018
Prof. Matthew Hibbing’s paper "The Trump Draw: Voter Personality and Support for Donald  Trump in the 2016 Republican Nomination Campaign" has just been published in American Politics Research. Congratulations to Prof Hibbing and his co-authors! The paper explores how the...
August 9, 2018
Professor Aditya Dasgupta's paper "Technological Change and Political Turnover: The Democratizing Effects of the Green Revolution in India" has just been published in the American Political Science Review! Congratulations to Prof. Dasgupta! The study examines the linkage between...
August 6, 2018
Prof. Alex Theodoridis’ paper "Worth Weighting? How to Think About and Use Weights in Survey Experiments" has just been published in Political Analysis. Congratulations to Prof Theodoridis and his co-authors! The paper studies the use of sampling weights to adjust online survey...
June 20, 2018
Though illustrations have been used to convey ideas and information since before language existed, after Benjamin Franklin published the world’s first editorial cartoon in 1754, comics emerged a distinct avenue for visual storytelling. Now, comic art has come into classrooms at UC Merced and abroad...
May 10, 2018
A generous gift from the grandmother of a UC Merced alumna and current staff member is benefitting two undergraduate students who put the UC Merced Library to good use. Melissa Becerra, a third-year psychology student, and Nathan Parmeter, who graduates this week, are the first recipients of the...
February 27, 2018
Prof. Tom Hansford, graduate student Chanita Intawan, and Prof. Stephen Nicholson's paper "Snap Judgment: Implicit Perceptions of a (Political) Court" has just been published in Political Behavior. Congratulations to all! The paper develops a novel implicit measure of political...

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