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November 7, 2016
Alex Theodoridis published an op-ed for Scientific American on the polarization of American politics.
November 4, 2016
Jessica Trounstine was quoted in the New York Times' Upshot column two days in a row for her research on urban politics.
October 24, 2016
Alex Theodoridis' paper, "Disputed Ownership: Parties, Issues, and Traits in the Minds of Voters" (with Stephen Goggin), was accepted for publication in Political Behavior.
October 22, 2016
Nate Monroe published a series of guest blog posts for his PhD course on research design in political science, co-designed with Will Moore of Arizona State University.
September 23, 2016
UC Merced student Stephanie Maldonado was excited when she earned a slot in the University of California’s public service internship program in Washington, D.C., this fall — then came the financial reality check. Maldonado, a third-year political science major from the San Fernando Valley, felt her...
September 16, 2016
Nate Monroe's paper, "From Rolls to Disappointments: Examining the Other Source of Majority Party Failure in Congress" (with Andrew Clarke and Jeffery Jenkins), was accepted for publication in the Political Research Quarterly.
September 7, 2016
Brad LeVeck's paper, "How International Reputations Matter: Revisiting Alliance Violations in Context," was accepted for publication in International Interactions.
August 24, 2016
Brad LeVeck's paper, "No False Promises: How The Prospect of Non-Compliance Affects Elite Preferences for International Cooperation," was accepted for publication in the International Studies Quarterly.
August 7, 2016
The political science program at UC Merced invites applications for two positions in either Political Institutions or Political Behavior with a substantive focus in American Politics, Comparative Politics, or International Relations, at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). More...
August 4, 2016
Nicole Baerg, Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Mannheim, will give a talk entitled, "War of the Words: How Elite Communication Changes the Economy," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series on November 5, 2013.

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