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

Jill Greenlee writes in Washington Post blog on how attacks against Hillary Clinton might undermine women's representation
April 11, 2016

PhD Candidate Matthew Isaacs reflects on his time studying religion and conflict at Brandeis
February 25, 2016

Jill Greenlee writes chapter for Gender and Political Psychology an edited volume by Routledge
February 22, 2016

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies publishes a new edited volume by Eva Bellin and Heidi E. Lane
February 22, 2016

Paul Herron (Ph.D. ’14) secures tenure-track job at Providence College
February 19, 2016

Jeffrey Lenowitz publishes in the American Political Science Review
January 19, 2016

Jytte Klausen quoted in NY Times on the terror threat in Europe
December 15, 2015

Politics Department Statement on the Ford Hall 2015 Movement
November 25, 2015

PhD Candidate Matthew Isaacs' article accepted to the Journal of Peace Research
November 5, 2015

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Guest Lecture: Akhil Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science
"2016: The Constitution at a Crossroads"
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 12-1:30 PM
Mandel G12

The Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia and the Future of the Supreme Court
Panel Discussion
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 4:30-6 PM
Mandel G12

Richard Blanco Poetry Reading and Book Signing
Monday, May 2, 2016, Noon-1:30 PM
Mandel 303 Reading Room

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