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News and Announcements

Two UCSB Political Science Professors are part of a six year, $2.5 million partnership grant

Tax bill’s attack on higher education undermines America’s economic vitality

  • Map showing the projected percentage of registered Republicans who believe that climate change is happening in 2016.
New research shows that Republicans have more varied opinions about climate change than their political leaders suggest
  • Student celebrating graduation
  • Robert Casier Endowment in Political Science
  • The Brankica and Branko Cosic New American Scholarship
  • Mendell Prize in Political Science
  • Headshot of Professor Amit Ahuja

As parents lose control over marriage, Indian society is shaking.

UCSB’s Political Science Department is proud to announce that five faculty members...

  • Screenshot of video with caption of Emerald Archer, Director of MSMU Center for Advancement of Women

Ermerald Archer (UCSB Ph.D. 2009) was named Inaugural Director of Mount Saint Mary's University's new Center for the Advancement of Women

Department Events

  • Headshot of Professor Michael Tesler, Ph.D., UC Irvine

Our research results suggest that Donald Trump's presidency will further accelerate the Obama-induced polarization of partisan politics by and over race, and may even usher in a new era of white identity politics.

  1. January 25, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Flyer for Sarah Kreps on December 7 from 12:30 to 2:00 in the Orfalea Center Conference Room (2320 Girvetz)

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  1. December 7, 2017 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Flyer for Nyhan Talk on December 1 from 12:30 to 2:00 in the Lane Room (Ellison Hall)

Consumption of online fake news in the 2016 election

  1. December 1, 2017 - 12:30pm

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