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PhD Candidate Jeremy Siow Wins CRE2 Best Paper Award

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Congratulations to PhD candidate Jeremy Siow. His paper, "Bilingual Instruction and Political Discrimination of Ethnic Outgroups: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Malaysia" has won the CRE2 award for Best Graduate Research Paper in Race/Ethnicity.

Chancellor Martin & Professor Epstein Win APSA Lasting Contribution Award

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Chancellor Andrew D. Martin, Professor Lee Epstein, & co-author Christina Boyd win APSA's Law & Court Lasting Contribution Award for their 2010 article, "Untangling the Causal Effects of Sex on Judging."

Professors Crisp & Gabel Awarded Seed Grant

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Professors Brian Crisp & Matt Gabel have been awarded a Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Equity Seed Grant to support their research, "Migration and Racial Representation in St. Louis County since 1970."

Helen Webley-Brown wins Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award

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Undergraduate student, Helen Webley-Brown, wins Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award. The award was created to recognize outstanding graduating senior women who have made a significant contribution to Washington University in St. Louis during their undergraduate years and have demonstrated exceptional potential for future leadership.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Zachary Bowersox

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Reeves looks forward to Weidenbaum Center’s next chapter

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As incoming director of the Weidenbaum Center, Andrew Reeves plans to further support researchers and build collaborations with campus and community partners.

Professors Butler and Tavits, and a former graduate student Dino Hadzic publish in PRQ.

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Professors Butler and Tavits, and a former graduate student Dino Hadzic (currently at Trinity College, Dublin) publish in the Political Research Quarterly. Their study focuses on post-conflict Bosnia and reports a significant pro-male bias in the policy responsiveness of local politicians (both men and women) to their constituency preferences.

Professor Tavits, a former graduate student William O’Brochta, and a former colleague Professor Bechtel publish in JEPS.

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Professor Tavits, a former graduate student William O’Brochta (currently at Louisiana Tech University) and former colleague Michael Bechtel (currently at Cologne) publish in the Journal of Experimental Political Science on whether and when policy responses to pandemics can fuel or tame feelings of fear.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Lucia Motolinia

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Professor Jim Gibson Awarded APSA's Virginia Gray Book Award

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The State Politics & Policy Organized Section of the American Political Science Association has announced that the book Judging Inequality: State Supreme Courts and the Inequality Crisis by James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson (published by the Russell Sage Foundation, 2021) has been awarded the Virginia Gray Book Award, an annual award that recognizes the best political science books published on the subject of U.S. state politics or policy in the preceding three calendar years.

Postdoc Andrew Stone's research mentioned in FiveThirtyEight

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Postdoc Andrew Stone's research mentioned in FiveThirtyEight article, "Ketanji Brown Jackson's Nomination May Not Be Enough To Turn Out Black Voters For Democrats."

Honoring a dying wish

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Professor emeritus Bill Lowry finishes friends book - an urgent plea to save national parks from climate change.