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December 19, 2014
 Brad LeVeck's paper, "The role of self-interest in elite bargaining" (with Alex Hughes, James Fowler, Emilie Hafner-Burton, and David Victor), was accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
December 12, 2014
 Courtenay Conrad's research (with Will Moore) was referenced in the Washington Post article, "Most Countries are Against Torture, but Most have been Accused of It."
December 10, 2014
Courtenay Conrad was quoted in the Discovery News article, "Why We Torture When We Know It Doesn't Work."
December 8, 2014
Aila Matanock, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a talk entitled, "International Insurance: Explaining Provisions for Participatory Post-Conflict Elections in Peace Agreement Design," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker...
December 7, 2014
 Brad LeVeck's paper, "Decision Makers Preferences for International Legal Cooperation," was featured on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog.
December 6, 2014
 Haifeng Huang's paper, "A War of (Mis)Information: The Political Effects of Rumors and Rumor Rebuttals in an Authoritarian Country," was cited in the Thai newspaper, Matichon.
December 4, 2014
Nate Monroe will give a talk entitled, "The Effect of Agenda Control on Voting Behavior in the United Nations General Assembly," in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University on December 5, 2014.
November 21, 2014
 David Fortunato will give a talk entitled, "Coalition Agenda-Setting," at Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.
October 31, 2014
Tom Hansford's research (with Brad Gomez) was referenced in the Rolling Stone article, "5 Ways Life in America Would Be Better if Everyone Voted."
October 26, 2014
The Political Science Program is featured in the Fall 2014 issue of UC Merced Magazine.

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