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Thursday, April 20, 2017
Matthew Nguyen earned a bachelor’s degree in political science at UC Berkeley in 2015. While attending Berkeley he rallied global support for Syrian refugees and Ebola victims, and fought for minority voting rights in North Carolina.
Friday, April 7, 2017
Deaprtment Chair Eric Schickler was interviewed by ABC 7 local news regarding the Republicans employing the 'nuclear option' to change the rules and eliminate the filibuster as a tool to block Supreme Court nominations. Full story here.
Monday, October 17, 2016
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."
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". 
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.

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