News

Ryan LaRochelle (PhD '16) writes on potential impact of turning Medicaid into block grant in Washington Post Monkey Cage blog
January 18, 2017

Jeffrey G. Karam (PhD '16) publishes article, "Missing Revolution: The American Intelligence Failure in Iraq, 1958," in the journal Intelligence and National Security
January 8, 2017

Ryan LaRochelle receives Experiential Teaching and Learning grant to support student exit poll project
November 4, 2016

Kerry Chase presents paper, "Globalized Entertainment and Trade Conflicts in the World Trade Organization," at the annual APSA conference
October 6, 2016

Jill Greenlee contributes chapter to edited volume, The Political Psychology of Women in U.S. Politics
September 30, 2016

PhD Candidate Adam Smith publishes essay in Times Higher Education
September 29, 2016

Jill Greenlee writes on motherhood as a credential for the presidency in US News
August 5, 2016

New Greenberg Scholars Fund offers senior thesis research support
July 6, 2016

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Events

What to Expect From the Trump Presidency
Panelists: Robert Art, Christian A. Herter Professor of International Relations; Shai Feldman, Judy and Sidney Swartz Director's Chair of the Crown Center for Middle East Studies and Professor of Politics; Lucy Goodhart, Lecturer in International & Global Studies and Politics; Jill Greenlee (Moderator), Associate Professor of Politics; Jeffrey Lenowitz, Assistant Professor of Politics
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 4 PM
Location: Levine-Ross 1&2, Hassenfeld

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