USA Today placed Washington University as the 6th best college to attend for a major in Political Science. Of the top ten, Washington University Political Science graduates have the highest average starting salary.
Former Political Science Graduate student Dr. Rachael K. Hinkle has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Edward S. Corwin Award for the best dissertation in the field of public law by the American Political Science Association.
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 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).
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.