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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Travers Department of Political Science undergraduate students Angelo Dagonel and Mazelle Etessami were each named as Charles H. Percy Undergraduate Grant for Public Affairs Research Recipients. Dagonel's project focused on E-Verify and Unauthorized Labor Force Participation, while Etessami's was An Exploration of the Motivations and Mechanisms Behind Non-identity Activism. More information on the Charles H.
Friday, March 2, 2018
Professor Eric Schickler is quoted in the February 28, 2018 Washington Examiner Article 'Still the front-runner, Dianne Feinstein moves on from California Democratic Party's snub'. Full article here.  
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Professor Kinch Hoekstra will give the 2018 Benedict Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy at Boston University. This is the preeminent lecture series in the subject in the US and adds to his already distinguished reputation in the field. Last year Kinch delivered the Carlyle Lectures in the History of Political Thought at Oxford University, the preeminent lecture series in the subject in the UK.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
 Paul Pierson, the John Gross Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley, weighs in on 'The Tipping Point; Can American Institutions Be Saved? Full article here.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Response to a recent report finding that California’s correctional and parole officers face extraordinarily high risks of suicide and other mental health problems has Amy Lerman, the UC Berkeley professor who led the research, feeling cautiously optimistic about the state’s ability to address the issue. Read complete article here. 
Monday, December 18, 2017
Associate Professor Jason Wittenberg is quoted in the December 16, 2017 University World News Article 'Intellectual freedom the target of illiberal regimes'. Full article here.  
Friday, December 15, 2017
Jelena McWilliams, who earned a B.A. with highest honors in political science and mass communications from UC Berkeley in 1999, has been tapped by President Trump to lead FDIC. Full story here. 
Monday, December 11, 2017
Article by PhD students Laura Jakli, Melissa Carlson and Professor Katerina Linos, Rumors and Refugees: How Government-Created Information Vacuums Undermine Effective Crisis Management, recently selected for publication in International Studies Quarterly. 
Friday, December 8, 2017
Professor Wendy Brown's book, 'Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution', has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 David and Elaine Spitz Prize for best book in liberal and/or democratic theory. More inforamtion on the Spitz Proze can be found here. 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
 Professor TJ Pempel explains the president's divisive rhetoric and the need for delicate diplomacy. Full article here.