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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. 
Friday, September 15, 2017
Professor Eric Schickler was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle's September 14, 2017 article regarding President Trump's recent deal-making discussions with key Democratic congressional leaders. Read the full article here.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Professor Steve Fish was quoted in a recent Mercury News article regarding the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia's criticism of President Trump. The full article can be read here.
Monday, September 11, 2017
The Economist quoted Professor TJ Pempel in a recent article "How Donald Trump weakens Amercia's influence in Asia" full article here.  Professor Pempel's origional piece regarding this topic can be read here.  
Monday, September 11, 2017
PhD students Laura Jakli and Melissa Carlson worked with Professor Katerina Linos to co-author an article published by the Washington Posts' Monkey Cage: "Hungary and Slovakia challenged Europe’s refugee scheme. They just lost badly."

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