The Political Science Commencement Ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 15 at 2pm in the UC Berkeley Greek Theatre.
Professor Wendy Brown has been selected as one of the five UC Berkeley faculty recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus’s most prestigious honor for teaching. The award recognizes teaching that incites intellectual curiosity in students, engages them thoroughly in the enterprise of learning, and has a lifelong impact. The recipients will be honored at a public ceremony and reception on April, 21, at 5pm, Sibley Auditorium.
PROFESSOR KINCH HOEKSTRA WINS THE GRADUATE ASSEMBLY'S 2016 FACULTY MENTOR AWARD
Professor Kinch Hoekstra has been selected as one of the Graduate Assembly's 2016 Faculty Award winners. Each year, the Graduate Assembly solicits nominations for faculty and teaching staff who have shown outstanding commitment to mentoring graduate students. The award recognizes faculty who exemplify the principles of graduate student mentorship that lead to a successful, happy, and healthy graduate student experience.The recipients will be honored at a public ceremony and reception on April 13, at 4pm, Anna Head Alumnae Hall, located at 2537 Haste Street.
David Broockman and Joshua Kalla’s study, “Durably reducing transphobia: A field experiment on door-to-door canvassing” shows that canvassing conversations can reduce prejudice.
In association with The New American Leaders Project, Christian Phillips' research featured in the NY Times. Their report "States of Inclusion" features the first national survey of state legislators to focus on the challenges and opportunities facing Asian Americans and Latina/os running for public office, and how they may be different among women and men.
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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. 

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