Professor Norman Schofield, Dr. William Taussig Professor of Political Economy and Director of the Center in Political Economy, and a group of graduate students have been working on various research projects resulting in a number of published or forthcoming articles.
The Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) has chosen James L. Gibson, Sidney W. Souers Professor of Government, for a Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of his outstanding and distinguished career.
Professors Jeff Gill and George Casella (University of Florida) have received a National Science Foundation grant for a project titled, “Collaborative Research: Identifying Structure in Social Data Models using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms”.
Prof. Mona Lena Krook’s Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide received the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) 2010 Victoria Schuck Award for the best book on women and politics published in 2009.
Washington University’s graduate program in political science has been ranked among the 6th to 18th best political science programs in the U.S., and 8th overall* when the programs are ranked according to the midpoint of their rank range, according to the National Resource Council’s (NRC) survey-based (S) ratings.