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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.
Political Science Alumni Award
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- Lisel Hintz. "The Might of the Pen(guin) in Turkey's Protests." Foreign Policy, June 2013.
- Eric Grynaviski. “The Bloodstained Spear: Public Reason and Declarations of War.” International Theory, 5 (2): 238-272, July 2013.
- Eric Lawrence, Robert Stoker, and Harold Wolman. "The Effects of Beneficiary Targeting on Public Support for Social Policies." Policy Studies Journal, 41 (2), May 2013.
- Lisel Hintz. "US versus Them, Over and Over Again…? National Identity Contestation in Turkey’s EU Stalemate." Turkish Policy Quarterly, 12 (1), Spring 2013.
- Llewelyn Hughes (and Phillip Y. Lipscy). "The Politics of Energy." Annual Review of Political Science, 16: 449-469, May 2013.
- Caitlin Talmadge. "The Puzzle of Personalist Performance: Iraqi Battlefield Effectiveness in the Iran-Iraq War." Security Studies, 22 (2):180-221, May 2013.
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- 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 projet 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.
- Allison Quatrini, Scott Weiner, and Jackson Woods have each received a 2013 National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Fellowship.
- Jessica Anderson has received a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) from the Social Science Research Council for the 2013 fellowship year.
- Rachel Whitlark has been awarded the Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program predoctoral research fellowship at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University.
- Jake Haselswerdt received a doctoral dissertation research improvement grant from the National Science Foundation for his project "Policy Tools and Public Opinion."
- Bret Barrowman has been awarded an Advanced Research Fellowship from the American Councils Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program for research and language training in Georgia and the Ukraine.
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