In Memorium - Professor Emeritus Sandy Muir
William K. "Sandy" Muir, 83, died February 26, 2015. Born October 30, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, he taught political science at UC Berkeley from 1968 and finished his last class in 2012. Recipient of several teaching awards, he also authored five books, the last of which, Freedom in America, was published in 2011.
Please follow the link below to read Professor Jonah Levy's thoughts on recent events in France
Professor Thad Dunning Wins Two Awards
Congratulations to Professor Thad Dunning, whose co-authored book Brokers, Voters and Clientelism: The Puzzle of Distributive Politics has been selected as both the recipient of the APSA Luebbert Prize for the best book of 2013 in comparative politics and the 2013 Best Book Award from APSA's Comparative Democratization Section.
Professor David Collier wins 2014 Frank Goodnow Award
Congratulations to Professor David Collier, who won the 2014 Frank Goodnow Award. The Goodnow Award was designed to recognize distinguished service to the profession and the American Political Science Association.
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LECTURES & COLLOQUIA

The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science sponsors several lecture series, seminars, and colloquia in conjunction with a few of the University’s research centers. 

We provide helpful resources to find schedules, links to papers, and information about the speakers.