PolNet has announced this year's winner of the Best Conference Paper Award, awarded to the best paper on political networks presented at a conference…Read More
Book co-written by Guy Grossman selected as the winner of the 2019 Best Book in Experimental Research by the Experimental Research Section of APSA
Information, Accountability, and Cumulative Learning: Lessons from Metaketa I has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Best Book in Experimental…Read More
Brendan O’Leary’s A Treatise on Northern Ireland Won the James S. Donnelly Sr. Prize for the best book in History & Social Science
Brendan O’Leary’s A Treatise on Northern Ireland has won the James S. Donnelly Sr. Prize for the best book in History & Social Science from the …Read More
Penn’s Political Science Department is experiencing a renaissance. Over the past decade, our faculty has grown by 50%, an increase in quantity that has been matched by gains in quality. The strength of our faculty in each of four major subfields is being built with an eye to excellence embracing a variety of approaches and methodologies.
Why do poor people often vote against their material interests?
To govern in a democracy, political leaders have to compromise. When they do not, the result is political paralysis―dramatically demonstrated by the gridlock in Congress in recent years.
The Diffusion of Military Power examines how the financial and organizational challenges of adopting new methods of fighting wars can influence the international balance of power.
This book addresses the long-standing puzzle of how China’s private sector manages to grow without secure property rights.
How political protests and activism have a direct influence on voter and candidate behavior