Our Undergraduate Major Advisors, Efrat Amanda Cidon and Suzanne McDermott, are recipients of the 2016 Excellence in Advising Award for Outstanding Team.
It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Professor Emeritus of Political Science Paul Thomas, who taught at the University of California, Berkeley until his retirement. Thomas passed on Tuesday evening, Oct. 11.
The Department of Political Science Welcomes Professor Susan Hyde
We are pleased to welcome Susan D. Hyde to our faculty. Dr. Hyde joins us from Yale University and has been appointed the Avice M. Saint Chair in Public Policy, and as the Executive Director for Evidence in Governance and Politics. She is an expert on international election observation, election fraud, and democracy promotion.
Professor Taeku Lee is part of a team leading a newly announced, expanded study of the experiences and attitudes of Asian Americans in the most extensive look to date at the nation’s fastest-growing racial group.
Many congratulations to Professor Paul Pierson who was recently inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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.
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.
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