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July 11, 2013
Courtenay Conrad and Nathan Monroe received funding from the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation for their project, "Agenda Setting in International Organizations."
July 10, 2013
Nathan Monroe is the new Chair of Political Science at UC Merced!
July 9, 2013
 Alexander Theodoridis' paper, "It’s My Party: Partisan Intensity through the Lens of Implicit Identity," was awarded APSA's 2012 Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section's John Sullivan Award.
March 14, 2013
Courtenay Conrad's paper, "Tyrants and Terrorism: Why some Autocrats are Terrorized while Others are Not" (coauthored with Justin Conrad, University of North Carolina-Charlotte and Joseph K. Young, American University) has been accepted for publication in International Studies...
March 9, 2013
David Fortunato's paper, "Government Agenda-Setting and Bicameral Conflict Resolution" (coauthored with Thomas König and Sven-Oliver Proksch, Universität Mannheim), has been accepted for publication in Political Research Quarterly.
February 26, 2013
David Fortunato's paper, "Performance Voting and Knowledge of Cabinet Composition" (coauthored with Randy Stevenson, Rice University), has been accepted for publication in Electoral Studies.
February 20, 2013
David Fortunato's paper, "Majority Status and Variation in Informational Organization" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics.
February 15, 2013
Stephen Nicholson's paper, "Extreme Voices: Interest Groups and the Misrepresentation of Issue Publics" (coauthored with Ryan Claassen, Kent State University), has been accepted for publication in Public Opinion Quarterly.
January 22, 2013
Tom Hansford's paper, "The Information Dynamics of Vertical Stare Decisis" (coauthored with Jim Spriggs and Anthony Stenger, Washington University in St. Louis), has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics.
January 3, 2013
We are excited to announce that Emily Hencken Ritter will join the Political Science program beginning July 2013.  Ritter received her Ph.D. from Emory University in 2010 and is currently on faculty at the University of Alabama.  Her research examines questions regarding when and how...