Jeffrey Jenkins, Professor of Political Science at the University of Virginia, gave a talk titled "Pivotal Politics and the Ideological Content of Landmark Laws" on Wednesday, March 30th, as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series.
March 18, 2016
The political science program at UC Merced invites applications for a lecturer position in International Relations and/or Comparative Politics for AY 2016-2017. More information is available here.
March 7, 2016
Professor Matt Hibbing and graduate student Raman Deol's paper, "Nostalgia Isn’t What It Used to Be: Partisan Bias in Views On the Past" (co-authored with Matthew Hayes), was accepted for publication in the Social Science Quarterly.
March 7, 2016
Professors Courtenay Conrad and Emily Ritter organized a workshop on their book manuscript on March 4 and 5, 2016.
March 3, 2016
Graduate students Chelsea Coe and Kayla Canelo have been selected as finalists for the 2016 UC Merced GradSLAM!, a UC-wide competition that provides graduate students with a forum to explain the methods, results, and significance of your research via a three-minute presentation to a non-...
March 2, 2016
Jeffrey Staton, Associate Professor of Political Science at Emory University, gave a talk entitled "Bending but not Breaking: Rule of Law Tensions and Regime Survival" on Wednesday, March 2, as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series.
February 24, 2016
Jessica Braithwaite, Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona, gave a talk entitled "In Search of Peace: Government Repression in Post-War States" on Wednesday, February 24, as part of the UC Merced...
February 8, 2016
Jessica Trounstine published an article on the political origins of the Flint Water Crisis on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog.
January 26, 2016
Zoltan Hajnal, Professor of Political Science at UCSD, will give a talk entitled "Political Inequality in America: Who Loses and What Can Be Done About It?" on Wednesday, January 27, as part of the UC Merced Understanding Politics Speaker Series.
January 18, 2016
The political science program at UC Merced invites applications for a position in either Political Institutions or Political Behavior with a substantive focus in American Politics, Comparative Politics, or International Relations, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Completed applications must be...