In the 2012 elections a number of candidates that were in the race at this point dropped out before the first presidential primary. In a recent article in the Monkey Cage professor David Karol argues that the field of candidates will likely winnow down even further before the first vote is ever cast. And as the field of candidates drops, the poll numbers we lean on now may differ dramatically.
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In a recent Washington Post piece in the Monkey Cage Professor Calvert Jones discusses whether studying abroad influences how students see the world.
Professor Jennifer Hadden's new book wins APSA best book award for 2015.
Dr. Hadden's book is published by Cambridge University Press and is available here.
The Department of Government and Politics is pleased to announce that the Alpha Zeta chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, was selected as a recipient of a “Best Chapter Award” for the 2014-2015 academic year.
This award recognizes local chapters which are particularly active in their departments and exhibit high levels of energy and creativity in furthering the goals of the honor society. The Alpha Zeta chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha is one of the longest-running chapters in the nation, founded at the University of Maryland in 1938.
Dr. Stella Rouse describes the diversity of Latino policy priorities in an article featured in the SSRN Society Section
A recent article by Dr. Stella Rouse explains that "U.S. Latinos care about many issues beyond immigration". Professor Rouse describes the challenge of defining Latino policy priorities and she presents evidence that illustrates the diversity of issues that are important to this rapidly growing portion of the American population.
Excerpt from article:
Professor Kathleen Cunningham has won the prize for her new book Inside the Politics of Self-Determination
The judges on the Conflict Resolution Society book prize panel praised Dr. Cunningham’s book for “tackling a very important topic, making a clear contribution to the literature on self-determination whilst offering significant short-term and long-term policy implications.”