Congratulations to Political Science Graduate Student Douglas Ahler, who is the recipient of the 2014 David M. Howard Memorial Prize. The Howard Prize, established in fall 2012, is given to the top Political Science graduate student within the IGS community each year.
Congratulations to Lecturer Andrius Galisanka, who received the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Excellence Award for Northern California.
Professor Ron Hassner Wins Two Teaching Awards
Many congratulations to Professor Ron Hassner who received both the UC Berkeley 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award and the College of Letters and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award for his work during the 2012-2013 academic year.
We're pleased to announce the William "Sandy" K. Muir Student Leadership Endowment. This endowed prize will be named in honor of Professor Muir and given to a deserving Berkeley undergraduate student who has demonstrated a high level of academic distinction and a strong commitment to being a leader in campus, community, or public affairs.
Congratulations to Professor Robert A. Kagan, for receiving the APSA Law and Courts Section Lifetime Achievement Award for 2012-2013
Professor Gabe Lenz co-authored a study reviewing myopic American voting behaviors. The results and possible remedies are available at the link below.
"Symposium: Fieldwork in Political Science: Encountering Challenges and Crafting Solutions" available in the April 2014 (47.2) issue of PS: Political Science and Politics. CONTRIBUTORS Christopher Chambers-Ju, Roselyn Hsueh (alum), Francesca Refsum Jensenius (alum), Jody LaPorte, Akasemi Newsome, Suzanne E. Scoggins, Vasundhara Sirnate.


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.