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August 13, 2014
Haifeng Huang's paper, "Propaganda as Signaling," was accepted for publication in Comparative Politics.
August 12, 2014
 Nate Monroe's paper, "On Measuring Legislative Agenda Setting Power" (with Jeffery A. Jenkins), was named the best paper on legislative studies presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.
August 6, 2014
 Tom Hansford's paper, "The Influence of Congressional Preferences on Legislative Overrides of Supreme Court Decisions" (with Alicit Uribe and James F. Spriggs, II), was accepted for publication in Law and Society Review.
July 8, 2014
Graduate Student Chanita Intawan presented her poster, "Implicit Gender in American Politics" (with Alex Theodoridis), at the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology in Rome, Italy.
July 1, 2014
Nate Monroe was named the UC Merced Tony Coelho Endowed Chair of Public Policy.
May 27, 2014
Rose McDermott, Professor of Political Science at Brown University, will give a talk entitled, "Field Experiments in Attitudes Toward Gender Equality," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series on May 28, 2014.
May 13, 2014
 Tom Hansford's paper, "Economic Retrospection and Voter Turnout" (with Brad Gomez), was accepted for publication in Political Behavior.
May 8, 2014
Tom Hansford will give a talk entitled, "Source Cues, Acceptance of Decisions, and the Political Supreme Court," at the Department of Political Science at the University of Maryland on May 9, 2014.
May 8, 2014
 David Fortunato received a $20,000 grant from the UC Merced Hellman Faculty Fellows Fund to support his research.
April 28, 2014
UC Merced is an exciting place to pursue graduate education in political science! A new promotional video making the case is available here.