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...
Alumnus, Reema Dodin, Deputy Director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs in the Biden administration. To read more about her, click here.
ALUMNUS, WALLY ADEYEMO PICKED TO BE DEPUTY TREASURY SECRETARY OF PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN'S ADMINISTRATION. YOU CAN READ MORE ABOUT HIS STORY HERE.
Professor Ryan Brutger's article was published in World Politics: A Quarterly Journal of International Relations. The article can be found here.
Professor Susan Hyde's article was published in the New York Times. The article can be found here.
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.
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-r….