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American Politics Subfield Excels in U.S. News Rankings
In the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of graduate programs, the Department was ranked 16th in the American Politics subfield rankings. The rankings are a potent indicator of the American Politics faculty's excellent reputation in the discipline.
(All events take place in the Sigelman Seminar Room, Hall of Government 428 unless otherwise noted.)
- Wednesday, December 4 at 12:00pm Methods Workshop: Seok Joon Kim
- Monday, December 9 at 4:00pm Security Policy Workshop: Audrey Cronin (George Mason University)
- Wednesday, December 11 at 12:00pm American Politics Workshop: Ryan Krog
- Friday, December 13 at 1:00pm European Politics Speaker Series: Anna Grzymala-Busse (University of Michigan)
- Calendar of Events
- Harris Mylonas, "The Politics of Diaspora Management in the Republic of Korea," The Asan Institute for Policy Studies Issue, no. 81, November 2013.
- Henry E. Hale, “Did the Internet Break the Political Machine? Moldova’s 2009 ‘Twitter Revolution that Wasn’t,’” Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, v.21, no.3, Fall 2013, pp.481-505.
- Yonatan Lupu. "Trading Comunities, the Networked Structure of International Relations, and the Kantian Peace," Journal of Conflict Resolution, (57) 6, (2013).
- Yonatan Lupu. "The Informative Power of Treaty Commitment: Using the Spatial Model to Address Selection Effects," American Journal of Political Science, (57) 4, (2013).
- Steve Balla and Zhou Liao, "Online Consultation and Citizen Feedback in Chinese Policymaking," Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, (42) 3, (2013).
- Nikolay Petrov, Maria Lipman, and Henry E. Hale, “Three Dilemmas of Hybrid Regime Governance: Russia from Putin to Putin,” Post-Soviet Affairs, September 2013, electronic copy available upon request from firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Julia MacDonald was selected for the German Marshall Fund's Young Strategists Forum in Japan. She will be attending the forum in Tokyo during February of 2014.
- Jackie Schneider won third place in the National Intelligence Writing Contest for her essay "Remotely Piloted Aircraft and the Pivot Towards Asia: The Future of Unmanned Aerial Intelligence Collection." She also won the Alexander George Award for best graduate student paper, Foreign Policy Analysis Section International Studies Association for her essay "Presidential Decisions for War: Is Intelligence to Blame? Case Studies of Lyndon B. Johnson and George W. Bush."
- Harris Mylonas was selected as the winner of the Peter Katzenstein Book Award for his book, The Politics of Nation-Building. This price recognizes an outstanding first book in International Relations, Comparative Politics, or Political Economy.
- Alyx Mark received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support her dissertation research, "Accessing Assistance and Citizen Engagement."
- Evgeny Finkel won the 2013 APSA Gabriel Almond Award for the best dissertation in comparative politics.
- Martha Finnemore, along with colleagues at MIT, Temple University, and Air Force Research Institute, was awarded a Minerva award for the project, METANORM- A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Analysis and Evaluation of Norms and Models of Governance for Cyberspace. The Minerva Steering Committee in the Office of the Secretary of Defense selected this project for an award to join ongoing Minerva efforts in social science basic research to help the Department to define sources of present and future conflict.
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