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Shi and Rosas publish “If Foreign, Then Cleaner” in International Studies Quarterly

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Rossiter and Carlson publish on "Cross-Partisan Conversation" in Journal of Politics

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"Cross-Partisan Conversation Reduced Affective Polarization for Republicans and Democrats Even after the Contentious 2020 Election", the latest article from Erin Rossiter and Taylor Carlson, has been published through the Journal of Politics.

Lovett publishes new article on the Republican politics of John Milton's Paradise Lost

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Frank Lovett's newest article on the Republican politics of John Milton's Paradise Lost has been published in Political Research Quarterly.

Dan Butler's research on legislator pivotality published in Political Research Quarterly

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Dan Butler joins co-authors Sarah E. Anderson, Laurel Harbridge-Yong, and Joe Nemerever on the article "Legislator Pivotality and Voter Accountability," published in Political Research Quarterly. 

Jaclyn Kaslovsky to join department Fall 2024

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The Department of Political Science is excited to welcome Professor Kaslovsky, who specializes in American politics, focusing on Congress, representation, and women in politics.

Tenure and promotion update in political science: Epstein, Boyd, Schnakenberg, Lucas, Pond and Betz

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The Department of Political Science is proud to celebrate the following faculty who have been granted tenure and promotions...

Carlson's new book explores consequences of political conversations

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‘Through the Grapevine' to be released in July

Dan Butler awarded $60,000 Unite America Grant for 2024 Primary Election Study

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Dan Butler, Sarah Anderson, and Laurel Harbridge-Yong were recently awarded a $60,000 grant by Unite American for their impactful research studying the 2024 Primary Elections.

War magnifies politicians’ gendered behavior, public biases, research finds

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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.