Political Science - News & Events

News and Announcements

  • 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 John Woolley

#President of The United States
The use of Twitter and other social media as a means of presidential communication.

  • Professor Hahrie Han speaking

Hahrie Han to participate in Santa Barbara-based political education speaker series group SPARC (Sparking Political Action Responses & Change) — on Wed March 14th.

  • Headshot of Professor Sarah Anderson

The AP-NORC study by Sarah Anderson of UCSB and Jon Krosnick and Bo MacInnis at Stanford proves that Americans' frustration with whose voices are represented in congress is surprisingly bipartisan.

  • Headshot of Professor Neil Narang

"The spread of advanced technologies may be the central security challenge of the 21st century,” said Neil Narang

Come join us and celebrate the arrival of The Year of the Dog

12:00-1:00 p.m.

2824 Ellison Hall

Wednesday February 15

Department Events

  • Headshot of Professor David Vogel, UC Berkeley

David Vogel will talk about his new book: California Greenin'

 

  1. April 19, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor Emily Ritter, UC Merced

Professor Ritter's work provides insight as to when and how states will cooperate with international institutions, how international institutions impact outcomes through domestic institutions, and the onset and process of domestic conflict. 

  1. April 26, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor David Victor, UC San Diego

Professor Victor of UC San Diego will deliver his talk on The New Geopolitics of Climate Change and why diplomats have largely failed in their efforts.

  1. April 12, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor James Morrow

Professor James Morrow from the University of Michigan will speak on the limits of information revelation in multilateral negotiations.

  1. April 12, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor Andrea Roemmele

Professor Andrea Rӧmmele, professor for communication in politics and civil society from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin joins us to speak about recent trends in Europe.

 

  1. April 5, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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