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Voicing politics: How language impacts political opinions

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Professor Nomikos and Graduate Students Kim & Lin Publish Article on Social Media/Public Opinion and the Ukraine War

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Professor Will Nomikos and graduate students Gechun Lin & Dahjin Kim published an article, "America's electorate remains polarized along partisan lines about foreign policy during Ukraine crisis."

Professor Wilke Awarded McDonnell Academy Seed Grant

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Congratulations to Professor Anna Wilke for being awarded a McDonnell Academy seed grant for her research titled, "How does girls' empowerment affect boys? Two field experiments on cross-gender spillover effects of public health campaigns"!

Professor Tavits Publishes Book with Princeton University Press

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Congratulations to Professor Margit Tavits on her new book, Voicing Politics! The book is co-authored by Efrén Pérez from UCLA and explores how language shapes public opinion.

Senior Miao elected to College Democrats board

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Tavits installed as the Dr. William Taussig Professor

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Margit Tavits, chair and professor of political science, was installed Oct. 19 as the Dr. William Taussig Professor in Arts & Sciences.

Are bots winning the war to control social media?

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Recent statistical analysis shows that armies of bots have infiltrated Twitter, and the bot about to influence you is already inside your feed.

Professor Tavits Awarded Global Incubator Seed Grant

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Professor Ted Enamorado published an article, "Jailed While Presumed Innocent: The Demobilizing Effects of Pretrial Incarceration" in the Journal of Politics.