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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.
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.

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