The Political Science Program is featured in the Fall 2014 issue of UC Merced Magazine.
October 26, 2014
October 20, 2014
David Broockman, Doctoral Candidate in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a talk entitled, "Approaches to Studying Representation: An Artificial Disconnect," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series on October 21, 2014.
October 18, 2014
Alexander Theodoridis and colleagues at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and the University of Virginia have been awarded an R24 infrastructure grant funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for their project, the Culture, Health, and Adolescence Research...
October 13, 2014
Eric Oliver, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, will give a talk entitled, "Enchanted America: Magic, Metaphor, and Emotion in US Public Opinion," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series on October 14, 2014.
September 30, 2014
Courtenay Conrad and Nate Monroe will give a talk entitled, "Agenda Setters Don't Vote No: The Effect of Agenda Control on Voting Behavior in the United Nations General Assembly," in the Department of Political Science at the University of Southern California on October 1, 2014.
September 29, 2014
Jessica Troustine was quoted in an article, "Mostly Black Cities, Mostly White City Halls," in the New York Times on September 29, 2014.
September 5, 2014
Courtenay Conrad's blog post, "Why Democracy Doesn't Always Improve Human Rights," was posted on the London School of Economics and Political Science's EUROPP blog.
September 4, 2014
Jessica Trounstine's book, Political Monopolies in American Cities: The Rise and Fall of Bosses and Reformers, was cited in the New Republic.
September 2, 2014
Graduate Student Chelsea Coe presented two papers at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington, DC: "Linguistic Complexity and Public Acceptance of Supreme Court Decisions" (with Tom Hansford) and "Can Party Identication Make You Virtuous?" (...
September 1, 2014
Jessica Trounstine's research on the effect of electoral timing on representation has been highlighted by coauthor Zoltan Hajnal in several media outlets (including the Los Angeles Times) covering the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.