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July 15, 2013
 Incoming Graduate Student Chelsea Coe presented a paper, "ARGUMENT IS WAR Metaphors in Current Politics" (with Bodo Winter), at the International Cognitive Linguistics Conference in Edmonton, Canada on June 25th.
July 14, 2013
Matt Hibbing's paper, "Side by Side, World's Apart: Desired Policy Change as a Function of Preferences AND Perceptions" (with Dona-Gene Mitchell, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Hibbing), was accepted for publication in American Politics Research.
July 12, 2013
Haifeng Huang received funding from the UC Pacific Rim Research Program for his project, "Political Economy of Mass Media and Public Opinion in China."
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.