News

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Professor Susan Hyde's article was published in the New York Times. The article can be found here.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Susan Hyde, Professor of Political Science and Avice M. Saint Chair in Public Policy was interviewed  by (UC) Berkeley News on  "democracy and “democratic backsliding.”  See the full article here.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
We are excited to announce Associate Professor Cecilia Mo will be co-lead on a new $5.61 million academic initiative on human trafficking with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). You can read the full announcement here, https://www.poverty-action.org/news/ipa-establishes-human-trafficking-re....
Thursday, October 29, 2020
A new piece by Associate Professor Aila Matnock, & co-author Paul Staniland, is in the latest edition Foreigh Affiars. The piece is titled "The Militarization of U.S. Politics" and you can read it in full by clicking this link, https://www.foreignaffairs.com/guest-pass/redeem/QLk5OOkLD-E.
Friday, September 18, 2020
Professor Aila Matanock published in award-winning online magazine, Political Violence @ A Glance. See full article below: Aila Matanock (2020): WILL THE AFGHAN PEACE TALKS SUCCEED? : Political Violence @ A Glance https://politicalviolenceataglance.org/2020/09/18/will-the-afghan-peace-talks-succeed/  
Thursday, September 10, 2020
See full article below : Eric Guntermann, Gabriel Lenz and Alexander Agadjanian (2020): Even With 190,000 Dead, There’s a Lot That Voters Don’t Know: New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/10/upshot/voters-trump-virus-projection.html
Thursday, September 10, 2020
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Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Professor Susan Hyde's article, "Democracy’s Backsliding in the International Environment" was published in Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.   You can read the full article at https://science.sciencemag.org/content/369/6508/1192.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
In Memoriam Kiren Aziz Chaudhry Associate Professor of Political Science, Emerita UC Berkeley 1959-2020   Kiren Aziz Chaudhry, scholar of comparative politics with a focus on the Middle East, died in her home of a heart attack on June 25, 2020.  
Friday, August 21, 2020
Lindsay Mayka, a Berkeley alumna who is currently on the faculty at Colby College, was the co-winner of the Clarence Stone Award of the APSA Organized Section on Urban and Local Politics, which recognizes young scholars who are making a significant contribution to the study of urban politics. 

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