With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 happening tomorrow, 9/11/2021, we wanted to share a story from yesterday's Berkeley News which features faculty member, Marika Landau-Wells. To read the full article follow this link,

We are pleased to share that alum Laura Jakli's (PhD 2020) dissertation has won the APSA's Ernst B. Haas Dissertation Award for the best dissertation on European politics defended in 2020. A big congratulations to Laura for her accomplishment.

The Department of Political Science is honored to announce that Professor Henry Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy & Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, has received APSA's 2021 Frank J. Goodnow Award. The award is given annually by the American Political Science Association to honor service to the community of teachers, researchers, and public servants who work in the many...

We are pleased to share that alum Christopher Carter's (PhD 2020) dissertation has won the APSA Democracy and Autocracy section's 2021 Juan Linz Prize for Best Dissertation in the Comparative Study of Democracy. A big congratulations to Christopher for his accomplishment.

Professor Wendy Brown was selected for Berkeley's highest honor, The Berkeley Citation. The citation, presented by the Chancellor to Wendy on Thursday, May 20th, is awarded to only those individuals whose contributions to UC Berkeley go beyond the call of duty and whose achievements exceed the standards of excellence in their fields. Wendy was nominated for the Berkeley Citation with the support of current and...

The department wants to share news of the brand new Journal of Law and Political Economy. This journal which was developed and launched by Professor Angela Harris of UC Davis and our graduate student Jay Varellas. They worked hard to make sure it is an open access publication and you can read all of the articles here: