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Damann, Kim, and Tavits publish research on "Women and Men Politicians’ Response to War: Evidence from Ukraine"

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Taylor Damann, Dahjin Kim, and Margit Tavits's new research on "Women and Men Politicians’ Response to War: Evidence from Ukraine" has been published in International Organization.

Building Inclusivity: A Recap of the Political Science Department Chairs Conference

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Earlier this semester, the WashU Department of Political Science hosted an innovative day-long conference that brought together chairs from various political science departments across the country.

Gibson publishes new paper on police legitimacy in post-George Floyd era

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James Gibson's article "African Americans’ Willingness to Extend Legitimacy to the Police: Connections to Identities and Experiences in the Post-George Floyd Era" is now available for open access from the Cambridge University Press.

Aksoy, Enamorado, and Yang published 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 published in International Organization.

Christy Boyd to join department as professor in Fall 2024

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We are delighted to announce that Christy Boyd will join our faculty this fall as a professor with a joint appointment in the WashU School of Law.

Alumnus Scott McClurg passes after battle with brain cancer

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We are sad to share that Scott McClurg, PhD alumnus '00, has passed after a 14-year battle with brain cancer. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and loved ones.

Peng Peng to join department as postdoctoral scholar in Fall 2024

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The Department of Political Science is eager to welcome Peng Peng as a postdoctoral scholar in Fall 2024.

Emma Lembke goes to Washington

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As a high school senior, Emma Lembke founded Log Off, a nonprofit to help young people develop healthy social media habits. The political science major sat down with the Ampersand to discuss her decision to go to WashU, the benefits of a liberal arts education, and how she juggles activism and coursework.

International Relations Workshop Series Fosters Student-Faculty Collaboration

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The Department of Political Science has launched an International Relations Workshop model aiming to equip students with practical skills and collaborative feedback on their ongoing research.

Gibson to be published in APSR for "Do the Effects of Unpopular Supreme Court Rulings Linger?"

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"Do the Effects of Unpopular Supreme Court Rulings Linger? The Dobbs Decision Rescinding Abortion Rights" forthcoming in the American Political Science Review.

Andrew Strasberg wins Pi Sigma Alpha Best Undergraduate Paper Award

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Andrew Strasberg's paper, "Who Tweets Populism When?", was chosen as the winner of the Pi Sigma Alpha Best Undergraduate Paper Award.

Schnakenberg and Wayne published in APSR for "Anger and Political Conflict Dynamics"

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Congratulations to Keith Schnakenberg and Carly Wayne for being published in the American Political Science Review for “Anger and Political Conflict Dynamics."