Are bots winning the war to control social media?
Recent statistical analysis shows that armies of bots have infiltrated Twitter, and the bot about to influence you is already inside your feed.
Tavits installed as the Dr. William Taussig Professor
Margit Tavits, chair and professor of political science, was installed Oct. 19 as the Dr. William Taussig Professor in Arts & Sciences.
Professor Tavits Awarded Global Incubator Seed Grant
Congratulations to Professor Margit Tavits for receiving $25,000 Global Incubator Seed Grant from the McDonnell International Scholars Academy and Office of the Provost for her proposal on "The Behavioral and Attitudinal Effects of Voter ID."
Professors Carter & Gabel Awarded Funding from the Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures
Congratulations to Professors David Cater and Matt Gabel and their collaborators Michael Espositio and Mark Huffman on being awarded $261,500 in funding from the Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures for their cluster proposal of "Trust and Public Health."
Professor Lucas Awarded Seed-Grant from the Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures
Congratulations to Professor Christopher Lucas and collaborators Soumendra Lahiri and Andrew Jordan on receiving a cluster seed-grant of $89,000 from the Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures for "Police Body Camera Metadata."
Professor Enamorado Awarded Funding from the Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures
Congratulations Professor Ted Enamorado and collaborators Soumendra Lahiri and Kunal Agrawal have been awarded $10,000 in funding from the Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures for their proposal on "Improving Data Integration Techniques."
Professor Enamorado published in the Journal of Politics
Professor Ted Enamorado published an article, "Jailed While Presumed Innocent: The Demobilizing Effects of Pretrial Incarceration" in the Journal of Politics.
Professors Aksoy & Tavits published in Journal of Conflict Resolution
Professor Deniz Aksoy, Professor Margit Tavits, and co-author, Andrew Menger, published a new paper, "The Effect of Curfews on Political Preferences" in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.
When presidential power meets public opinion
In a new book, political scientist Andrew Reeves explores the origins and consequences of public antipathy toward the unilateral use of presidential power.
PhD candidate Jeremy Siow Awarded APSA Grant
Congratulations to PhD candidate, Jeremy Siow! He has been awarded the APSA Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for his dissertation project.
Professor Nomikos Published Blog Post for LSE's Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa
Professor Will Nomikos pens blog, "Impartiality among UN Peacekeepers is key to ending communal violence in sub-Saharan Africa" for LSE's Firoz Lakji Institute for Africa.