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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.
April 24, 2014
Courtenay Conrad and Nathan Monroe received funding from the UCM Committee on Research (COR) for their project, "Agenda Setting in International Organizations."
April 23, 2014
 Nate Monroe's paper, "Negative Agenda Control and the Conservative Coalition in the U.S. House" (with Jeff Jenkins), was accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics.
April 16, 2014
 Emily Ritter's paper, "Contagious Rebellion and Preemptive Repression" (with Nathan Danneman), was published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.
April 7, 2014
 James Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Anthropology, Forestry, and Environmental Studies at Yale University, will give a talk entitled, "How We, Homo Sapiens, Came to be Domesticated: An Account of the Late-Neolithic Multi-species Resettlement Camp," as part of the UC...
April 2, 2014
Tom Hansford's paper, "The Supply of Amicus Curiae Briefs in the Market for Information at the U.S. Supreme Court," was accepted for publication in Justice System Journal. The paper is coauthored with Kristen Johnson, currently a lawyer at Schwartz, Semerdjian, Ballard, & Cauley...
April 1, 2014
Matt Hibbing's paper, "The Effect of Personal Economic Values on Economic Policy Preferences" (with Amanda Friesen), was accepted for publication in Social Science Quarterly.