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PhD candidate Ben Noble is a finalist for Dean's Award for Graduate Research Excellence

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Congratulations to Ben Noble! He is a finalist for the Dean's Award for Graduate Research Excellence. He will do a 3 minute research pitch in front distinguished members of the university community in October.

Professor Nomikos Published in Political Violence At A Glance

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Professor Will Nomikos published an article, "Does UN Peacekeeping Work? A New Perspective" in Political Violence at a Glance

Political scientists to study populist rhetoric as a threat to democracy

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Political scientists Christopher Lucas, Jacob Montgomery, and Margit Tavits recently won funding from the National Science Foundation to study the rise of populist rhetoric on social media and its effects on democracies.

Professor Tavits' Paper Accepted by the Journal of Politics

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Congratulations to Professor Margit Tavits and co-author, Zeynep Somer-Topcu (University of Texas, Austin) on the acceptance of their paper, "Message Distortion as a Campaign Strategy: Does Rival Party Distortion of Focal Party Position Affect Voters?" in the Journal of Politics.

2022 Political Science Department Prize Winners

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Congratulations to the 2022 Political Science Department Prize Winners!

Professor Butler Published Journal of Politics Blog for Forthcoming Article

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Professor Butler and co-authors published Journal of Politics Blog for forthcoming article

PhD candidate Tony Yang Awarded Research Grant

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Congratulation to PhD candidate Tony Yang! He has been awarded the 2022 APSA Summer Centennial Center Research Grant to support his dissertation project, "Normalization: Explaining Public Support for Government Censorship in Authoritarian Regimes."

Professor Carter Publishes in International Studies Quarterly

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Professor David Carter and co-authors published their article, "The Geography of Separatist Violence" in International Studies Quarterly.

Professor Diana O'Brien Publishes in APSR

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Professor Diana O’Brien and co-authors publish, “Can’t We All Just Get Along? How Women MPs Can Ameliorate Affective Polarization in Western Politics” in APSR

Professors Lucas, Montgomery, and Tavits Awarded NSF Grant

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Congratulations to Professors Lucas, Montgomery, and Tavits for being awarded an NSF grant to expand their ongoing study of elite communication on social media throughout the world!

Congratulations Prof. Montgomery & Ph.D Alumn Erin Rossiter for Publishing a QCMSS Elemental

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Congratulations to Professor Jacob Montgomery and Ph.D alumn, Erin Rossiter, for publishing a QCMSS Elemental, "Adaptive Inventories: A Practical Guide for Applied Researchers."

Professor Diana O'Brien Wins APSA's Lawrence Longley Award

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Congratulations to Professor Diana O'Brien for winning APSA's Lawrence Longley Award for the best article published in the previous year for the article, "Women’s Descriptive Representation and Gendered Import Tax Discrimination."