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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.
March 13, 2014
California Appeals Court Justices Cornell and Franson visited campus and spoke with the students in Professor Hansford's Governmental Power & the Constitution class.
March 13, 2014
Israel Waismel-Manor of the University of Haifa will give a talk entitled, "Candidate Appearance, Setting, Intonation, Body Language, and Electability," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series on March 14, 2014.
March 13, 2014
In the coming month, UCM Political Science will disburse over $50,000 in graduate student summer fellowships to support research and skill-building.
March 12, 2014
Tom Hansford's grant proposal, "Estimating the Location of Interests, Governments, and Justices in Legal Policy Space" ($271,000, with Sarah Depaoli), was funded by the National Science Foundation.
March 11, 2014
Haifeng Huang will give a talk entitled, "A War of (Mis)Information: the Political Effects of Rumors and Rumor Rebuttals in an Authoritarian Country," at UCSD's School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) on March 12, 2014.
March 11, 2014
Undergraduate Political Science major Kristen Renberg won the UC Merced Library Research Poster Award for her project, “Gender Cues and Acceptance of Supreme Court Decisions: An Experimental Study on Source Cues."
February 17, 2014
We are excited to announce that Brad LeVeck will join the Political Science program beginning July 2014! LeVeck received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego and is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation at the University of...
January 29, 2014
Alex Theodoridis will give a talk entitled, "Disputed Ownership: Parties and their Traits in the Minds of Voters" (with Stephen Goggin), at the University of Notre Dame's Rooney Center on January 31, 2014.