Political Science - News & Events

News and Announcements

  • Headshot of Professor Matto Mildenberger speaking

Professor Matto Mildenberger’s work with Yale Project on Climate Change Communication wins prestigious Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award.

 

  • Headshot of Professor Neil Narang

Prior to President Trump attending the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, The Current asked Narang about the national security implications of talks with the North.

  • Headshot of Professor John Woolley

The Presidency and the Press: From Reagan to Trump. Watch recording of this panel discussion from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

  • Now Accepting Applications for Temporary Lecturers

The department invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary Lecturers to teach courses in Political Science. Anticipated positions include Summer Session 2018 and possibly into the 2018-19 academic year. 

  • Professors Stokes and Mildenberg giving the thumbs up with other award winners at MPSA

Professor Leah Stokes and Professor Matto Mildenberger received the Patrick J. Fett Award for best paper on the scientific study of Congress and the Presidency.

  • Graduate student Shyam Sriram

Congratulations to Shyam Sriram on this grant.

  • Give Day 2018

The Department of Political Science would like to express our sincere thanks for these generous gifts in support of the American Presidency Project (APP) and to launch a $1M endowment effort for the APP.  #UCSBGiveDay

  • UCSB Give Day is April 12, 2018

See the full Give Day schedule for 2018.
Click above.

  • Headshot of Professor Bridget Coggins

North and South Korea still have a long path ahead, most of it uncharted.

  • Headshot of Professor Bridget Coggins

North and South Korea still have a long path ahead, most of it uncharted. Read more.

Department Events

  • Headshot of Guillem Rico

"Commonalities and Differences", as presented by Guillem Rico

  1. June 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
  • Flyer for Wiens talk, May 25, 12:30, Ellison 3824 - Lane Room

David Wiens will talk about Ideal Theories in Political Science: Lessons from Game Theory and Statistics.
lunch provided

  1. May 25, 2018 - 12:30pm
  • Flyer for Chia-Chien Chang talk on Thursday May 24 at 12:30 in Girvetz 2320

Doctoral candidate Chia-Chien Chang will speak at the Orfalea Center's Global Security Hub on Who pays for War? Economic Inequality, Financial Strategies, and War.
lunch provided

  1. May 24, 2018 - 12:30pm
  • Flyer for Glasgow talk, May 24 at 12:30 pm, Ellison 3824 - Lane Room

Garrett Glasgow, senior consultant NERA Economic Consulting, will join us for a talk on  The California Voting Rights Act: Legal and Empirical Issues.
lunch provided

  1. May 24, 2018 - 12:30pm

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