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. Professor Thomas graduated from the University of Manchester, U.K., with First Class Honours in Modern History with Economics and Politics, and was one of the first John F. Kennedy Scholars from the U.K. to attend Harvard University, which awarded him his Doctorate in 1973.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Rachel Bernhard, Gabriel Lenz and Sarah Anzia cited in Califonia Magazine article, "Sexual Politics: The 2016 Presidential Race Is Notable for Misogynist Rhetoric."
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
UC Berkeley scholar, Gerard Roland, cited in AccuWeather article, “Flooding disaster in North Korea: How rare is it for the country to accept outside relief?”
Monday, September 26, 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Rachel Bernhard, Eric Schickler and Laura Stoker cited in Califonia Magazine article, "Coded and Loaded: How Politicians Talk About Race and Gender Without Really Talking About Race and Gender".
Associate Professor, Leonardo Arriola receives the 2016-2017 Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Associate Professor, Leonardo Arriola's team project, "Enhancing African Studies: Expanding Undergraduate Course Offerings and Advising by Leveraging New Global Studies Framework" receives the 2016-2017 Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant.The program provides the opportunity for faculty teams to transform core areas of the undergraduate curriculum. A unique aspect of the Curriculum Enrichment Grant Program is its foundation of scholarly exchange in the form of a year-long learning community for grant recipients.
Steve Weber talks to Forbes about "Manbang," a set-top box that would allow North Korea to stream its own state-sponsored equivalent of Netflix.
Monday, September 5, 2016
Brian Palmer-Rubin awarded the American Political Science Association's 2016 Harold D. Lasswell Award
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Alumnus Brian Palmer-Rubin awarded the 2016 Harold D. Lasswell Award for best dissertation in the field of public policy. The award will be formally present at the APSA Annual meeting on Wednesday, August 31st in Philadelphia.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Many congratulations to Professor T.J. Pempel was recently chosen to receive a Minister of Foreign Affairs Commendation for the year 2016. The Foreign Minister's Commendations are awarded to individuals and groups with outstanding achievements in international fields, in order to acknowledge their contributions to the promotion of friendship between Japan and other countries and areas.