Graduate student, Viktoryia Schnose, has been chosen as one of the winners of the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence for 2013-2014. This award recognizes superb performance by a graduate student teaching assistant in the instruction of Arts and
The Department is pleased to announce the promotion of Margit Tavits and John Patty to the rank of full professor.
Lee Epstein, a leading expert in the area of law and politics and a member of this Department from 1991 through 2006, is returning to Washington University as a University Professor in Fall, 2014.
Graduate student, Keith Schnakenberg, has accepted a tenure-track job at the Univeristy of Kentucky, Martin School of Public Policy and Administration.
Graduate student, Joshua Potter, has accepted a tenure-track job at Louisiana State University.
Graduate student, Chia-yi Lee, has accepted a tenure-track offer from the Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
The Political Science Department would like to announce that, starting in Fall 2014, Daniel Butler, who studies American politics and is currently a faculty member at Yale
Graduate Student, Alicia Uribe, has accepted a tenure-track job at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Graduate student, Michael Nelson, has accepted a tenure-track job at Pennsylvania State University.
"The Variable Choice Set Logit Model Applied to the 2004 Canadian Election", forthcoming in Public Choice, by Norman Schofield and former graduate students Jee Seon Jeon and Kevin McAlister, and Maria Gallego (Waterloo Canada).
How Americans Make Race
Jonathan Homola's research, in collaboration with professors Margit Tavits and Lawrence Ezrow (University of Essex) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics and Comparative Political Studies.
Professor Tavits' article, co-authored with Natalia Letki (University of Warsaw), "From Values to Interests? The Evolution of Party Competition in New Democracies" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Politics.
On Thursday, March 28th, Professor Andrew Martin will be installed as the Charles Nagel Chair of Constitutional Law and Political Science. This chair recognizes Andrew's significant contributions to the scholarly literatures in political science
Professor John Patty and Torun Dewan (LSE) will be taking over from Keith Dowding (ANU) and Jim Rogers (Texas A&M) as coeditors of the Journal of Theoretical Politics beginning January 1, 2014.
Professors Maggie Penn and John Patty’s article, “Sequential Decision-Making & Information Aggregation in Small Networks,” has been accepted for publication by Political Science Research & Methods, the new flagship journal for the
Professor John Patty was on NPR (WAMU 88.5, in Washington DC) on The Kojo Nnamdi Show, talking about “Bluff, Bluster and Negotiation: Solving Political Stalemates,” regarding the current budget and debt ceiling crisis.
The Department of Political Science recently sent a questionnaire to recent graduates of our undergraduate program to learn what they are currently doing and to gain feedback about how well the program has prepared them for post-graduation opportu
Keith Schnakenberg, a 5th year grad student, and professor Maggie Penn have published an article entitled "Scoring from Contests" in Political Analysis. They develop a scoring and ranking method that can be applied to situations where va
Diana O'Brien (PhD 2012) has been awarded the Best Dissertation Prize from the American Political Science Association’s Women and Politics Section for "When Women Matter: The Relationship Between Women's Numeric and Policy Representation in Wester