Dawn Teele's article, "To Emerge? Breadwinning, Motherhood, and Women's Decisions to Run for Office", has been published in American Political…Read More
University of Pennsylvania Political Science Department Statement on the Police Killing of Walter Wallace in West Philadelphia, on October 26, 2020
October 29, 2020 Our political science department and community is deeply troubled by the killing of Walter Wallace Jr. at the hands of the…Read More
Rudra Sil's book - a coedited volume titled Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications (Oxford University…Read More
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
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.
This book addresses the long-standing puzzle of how China’s private sector manages to grow without secure property rights.
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.
How political protests and activism have a direct influence on voter and candidate behavior
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.
In this sequel to his prize-winning book, The Eyes of the People, Jeffrey Edward Green draws on philosophy, history, social science, and literature to ask what democracy can mean in a worl