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The Political Science Department is please to announce that Professor Sarah Anzia has been selected as an Outstanding Reviewer for Political Research Quarterly (PRQ). She is one of 20 recipients of this award. Upon notifying the department of her selection Dr. Seth McKee, Editor in Chief of PRQ, stated, "We are very thankful for the assistance of diligent reviewers because they are critical to the...

The department is happy to share that one of our current PhD students Jae Yeon Kim has an article in the Washington Post. Mr. Kim, along with Nathan Chan from UC Irvine and Vivien Leung UCLA, wrote about how Trump's anti-Asian rhetoric pushed Asian Americans to move toward the Democratic Party based on our research. To read the full article follow this link, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/03/30/thanks-trumps-rhetoric-asian-americans-are-moving-toward-democratic-party/?utm_campaign=wp_monkeycage&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

We are thrilled to announce that alumna Justine Davis, PhD, has been awarded the prestigious Best Dissertation Award by the Western Political Science Association (WPSA). The committee who reviewed Dr. Davis's dissertation had this to say, "Of the many impressive dissertations we received, Davis’ dissertation was impressive still. In her work, Davis sets out to understand how wartime experiences of civic leaders affect post-conflict democratization...

Please join us in congratulating UC Berkeley Gardner Fellow, Nick Shafer, for being awarded a Marshall Scholarship. The Marshall Scholarship is one of the most selective graduate scholarships in America—with only about a 4% acceptance rate. The Marshall Scholarship pays for recipients to pursue a graduate degree at any university in the United Kingdom. Nick will use it to pursue a MSc in Modern Middle...