Professor Alison Post Wins Graduate Mentoring Award
Professor Alison Post has been selected to receive the 2015 Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award for Junior Faculty. Award recipients are nominated by faculty colleagues, current and former graduate students, and have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to helping UC Berkeley graduate students to succeed academically, professionally, and personally.
In Memoriam - 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


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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