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PhD Candidate Miguel Pereira's Article Forthcoming at Electoral Studies

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Congratulations to PhD Candidate Miguel Pereira! His article, "Do Parties Respond Strategically to Opinion Polls? Evidence from Campaign Statements," has been accepted at Electoral Studies.

PhD Candidate Miguel Pereira's Article Forthcoming at JOP

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Congratulations to PhD Candidate Miguel Pereira! His article, "Responsive Campaigning: Evidence from European Parties," has been accepted at the Journal of Politics.

Professor Tavits is one the new field editors for the Journal of Politics

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Professor Margit Tavits is an incoming field editor for the Journal of Politics. She is in charge of comparative behavior manuscripts.

PhD Graduate, Dalston Ward, publishes in The American Political Science Review

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Congratulations to Dalston Ward for his article "Public Attitudes toward Young Immingrant Men" that appeared in the November issue of APSR!

Prof. Michael Bechtel's Article Accepted in the Journal of Politics

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Congratulations to Professor Michael Bechtel, Kirk Bansak (Stanford), Professor Jens Hainmueller (Stanford), and Professor Yotam Margalit (Tel-Aviv)!  Their article "The Idealogical Basis of the Grexit Debate" has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Politics. 

Department Ranked #2 in Research Productivity

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In a recent study of research productivity that was published by the American Political Science Association, the department of political science at Washington University was ranked #2—just behind Columbia University and just ahead of Stanford University.

Prof. Brian Crisp and PhD Graduate Betul Demirkaya's Article Accepted in The Journal of Politics

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Congratulations to Professor Brian Crisp and PhD graduate Betul Demirkaya!  Their paper, "Strategic Entry and Strategic Voting in Majoritarian Systems" has been accepted to be published in The Journal of Politics.

PhD Candidate Patrick Rickert's Research in Vox Political Science Blog

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PhD Candidate Patrick Rickert's research from his Third Year Paper is featured in the Vox blog: Lisa Murkowski's Unusual Vote on Kavanaugh, Explained

Prof. Jim Gibson Receives Russell Sage Foundation Grant

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Professor Jim Gibson is co-recipient of a $150,000 Russell Sage Foundation grant for research examining how judicial decisions contribute to inequalities in such areas as school funding, collective bargaining and state restrictions on citizens’ ability to vote. Michael Nelson of Pennsylvania State University is co-recipient of the grant.

PhD Candidate Michelle Torres Paper Accepted at PRSM

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Congratulations to PhD Candidate Michelle Torres!  Her paper, "Estimating Controlled Direct Effects through Marginal Models" has been accepted for publication at PRSM.

Prof. David Carter's Article Wins Bruce Russett Award

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Congratulations to Professor David Carter and co-author Paul Poast! Their article in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, "Why Do States Build Walls? Political Economy, Security, and Border Stability," has won the Bruce Russett Award for the Best Paper Published in the Journal in 2017.

Senior Dan Sicorsky Delivers Convocation Student Speech for Fall 2018

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Political Science Senior Dan Sicorsky was selected to deliver the Senior Student Speech at the 2018 Convocation. You can hear his remarks at 1:50:20 in the video: https://firstyear.wustl.edu/orientation/bear-beginnings-new-student-fall-orientation/convocation/