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June 15, 2017
Graduate student Chanita Intawan and Professor Steve Nicholson's, "My Trust in Government is Implicit: Automatic Trust in Government and System Support," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics.
June 6, 2017
Prof. Matthew Hibbing published a post entitled, "Satisfaction with public policy decisions is dependent on the racial composition of decision-makers, not only on the decisions themselves," on the USAPP Blog of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
May 30, 2017
Domonique Jones got a taste of public office while serving as president of the Associated Students of UC Merced (ASUCM). Now the 2016 graduate is furthering that information in the state Capitol. Since her graduation, Jones has been serving in the legislative branch in Sacramento as part of the...
May 10, 2017
Prof. Jessica Weeks of the University of Wisconsin will present her paper entitled "How and why does public opinion affect foreign policy in democracies?" on May 10th in our final seminar talk of Spring 2017.
May 10, 2017
Prof. Haifeng Huang published a post on rumors and public opinion in China in the Monkey Cage column of the Washington Post on May 10th.
May 3, 2017
The newest campus in the University of California system, UC Merced is a campus that attracts leaders — individuals who enjoy the challenge of paving the way for others to follow — and the Class of 2017 is no different. On May 13 and 14, the campus community will celebrate more than undergraduate...
May 2, 2017
Raman Deol successfully defended her dissertation entitled, “Traits and States: The Interactive Effect of Emotion and Personality on Political Behavior,” making her the first recipient of a PhD in Political Science from UC Merced.
May 1, 2017
Political science undergraduate student Eddie Lucero has been selected as a recipient of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SSHA) Outstanding Student Award.
April 28, 2017
Professor Justin Grimmer of Stanford University gave a two-day workshop on "Text as Data" for faculty and graduate students on Thursday and Friday, April 27-28.
April 26, 2017
A paper by graduate students Chelsea Coe, Kayla Canelo, Kau Vue, and professors Matthew Hibbing and Steve Nicholson, entitled "The Physiology of Framing Effects: Threat Sensitivity and the Persuasiveness of Political Arguments," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics...

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