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.
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.
Congratulations to Daniel A. Tuchler and Shelby H. Nacino who were selected to receive the inaugural William "Sandy" K. Muir Student Leadership Endowment Awards for 2014. This endowed prize is named in honor of Professor Muir and given to deserving Berkeley undergraduate students who have demonstrated a high level of academic distinction and a strong commitment to being leaders in campus, community, or public affairs.
Many congratulations to Professor and former Executive Vice-Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer, who was recently elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Congratulations to Professor David Collier, who was awarded the 2014 Johan Skytte Prize. This prestigious prize is awarded annually by the Johan Skytte Foundation at Uppsala University to whoever has made ‘the most valuable contribution to political science’.


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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