News

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."
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
'The key to Kenya’s close election: the power of partisanship' by Associate Professor Leo Arriola featured on the Monkey Cage of The Washington Post, read article here. 
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Rochelle Terman, a recent UC Berkeley Political Science Ph.D. alumna, wins The Merze Tate Award (before 2017, known as the Helen Dwight Reid Award) from the American Political Science Association for the best dissertation successfully defended during the previous two years in the field of international relations, law, and politics.Congratulations Rochelle!

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