Josh Kertzer, Assistant Professor of Government at Harvard University, gave a talk on "Tying Hands, Sinking Costs, and Leader Attributes" on Wednesday, February 15th.
February 10, 2017
Jungmoo Woo's paper, "Oil Export, External Prewar Support for the Government, and Civil Conflict Onset," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Peace Research.
February 7, 2017
Brad LeVeck's paper, "The Democratic Peace and the Wisdom of Crowds" (with Neil Narang), has been accepted by the International Studies Quarterly.
January 10, 2017
Brad LeVeck and Stephanie Nail's paper, "Evidence for a scale invariant relationship between the incumbency advantage and the nationalization of US House election 1866-2014," has been published by Research & Politics.
December 14, 2016
Professor Tasha Philpot of the Universit of Texas, Austin, gave a talk titled "A New Face to the Race Card? Campaigns, Racial Cues, and Candidate Credibility," as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series, on Wednesday, December 14th.
December 3, 2016
Alex Theodoridis' paper, "Me, Myself, and (I), (D) or (R)? Partisanship and Political Cognition through the Lens of Implicit Identity," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics.
December 2, 2016
In a post on the London School of Economics American Public Policy blog, Emily Ritter discusses the current implications of her research with Courtenay Conrad on the relationship between dissent activities, preventive policies, and repressive responses.
November 30, 2016
Jennifer Pan, Assistant Professor at Stanford University, gave a talk entitled "How Chinese Government Fabricates Social Media for Strategic Distraction, not Engaged Arguments" on November 30th as part of the Understanding Politics Speaker Series.
November 14, 2016
Haifeng Huang's paper, "Information from Abroad: Foreign Media, Selective Exposure, and Regime Support in China" (with Yao-Yuan Yeh), has been accepted for publication by the British Journal of Political Science.
November 8, 2016
Tom Hansford's research on weather and turnout is cited by multiple news sources on this election day.