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.
Professors Steven S. Smith and James Gibson have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study public attitudes about majority rule, minority rights, and filibuster practices in the U.S. Senate.
Congratulations are in order for Professor Ryan T. Moore, who has been awarded a Robert Wood Johnson fellowship to study health policy at the University of California, Berkeley/UCSF for the next two years.
Gyung-Ho Jeong (Asst. Prof., Claremont Graduate University; Ph.D. WU 2008) collaborated with Professors Gary Miller and Itai Sened on a study published in the November 2009 issue of the American Political Science Review (APSR).