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Aksoy, Enamorado, and Yang accepted in International Organization

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Deniz Aksoy, Ted Enamorado, and Tony Yang's co-authored paper “Russian Invasion of Ukraine and Chinese Public Support for War” has been accepted in International Organization.

Carter wins American Library Association Award

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David Carter's Historical Dictionary of Modern Coups d'Etat wins Best Historical Materials award from the American Library Association.

3 key takeaways from the Bela Kornitzer Research Symposium

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WashU faculty, staff, and supporters gathered on Jan. 16 for an afternoon of cutting-edge political science research celebrating the legacy of Bela Kornitzer, an acclaimed political journalist, author, and historian.

In Memoriam: John Drummond Sprague

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We are sad to announce the passing of John Drummond Sprague, beloved husband,  father, grandfather, esteemed professor, and mentor.

Margit Tavits's Upcoming Book: "Counter-Stereotypes and Attitudes Toward Gender and LGBTQ Equality"

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Professor Margit Tavits and Jae-Hee Jung have a book forthcoming titled “Counter-Stereotypes and Attitudes Toward Gender and LGBTQ Equality.”

New study probes how emotions influence public attitudes on counterterrorism

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Assistant professor of political science Carly Wayne discusses the role anger plays in public attitudes about counterterrorism.

Graduate Spotlight: Jeremy Siow

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Get to know Dr. Jeremy Siow, one of our newest PhD graduates who is now a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Quantitative Political Science at the University of Oxford.

TRIADS receives $330,000 Carnegie Corporation grant to study online populist rhetoric

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Research by Diana O'Brien: Voters prefer decisions made by panels balanced between men and women

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"We find that citizens strongly prefer that political decision-making bodies have gender parity, meaning that they have equal numbers of men and women. Even when governments require gender quotas for women candidates, citizens still prefer to see gender parity amongst officeholders."

Skeletal Records and Gender Bias

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Jeremy Siow, Taylor Damann, and Margit Tavits discuss both historical and modern gender inequality in Europe in the PNAS Science Sessions Podcast.

Carly Wayne published in International Organization

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Carly Wayne's new article "Terrified or Enraged? Emotional Microfoundations of Public Counterterror Attitudes" was published in the journal International Organization.

Dan Butler presents at Levin Center Symposium

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Professor Dan Butler (Washington University in St. Louis) and Professor Jeff Harden (University of Notre Dame) will present their paper "Can Institutional Reform Protect Election Certification?" at the State Oversight Academy Symposium 2023