Professor Edward Mansfield elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2024

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Congratulations to Prof. Ed Mansfield, Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science and Christopher H. Browne Center director, who is one of five Penn professors elected this year to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. This honor celebrates his research and contribution to the field of… Read More

Two graduate students receive Andrea Mitchell Center Fellowship for A24-25

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Miranda Sklaroff and Yara Damaj, graduate students in Political Science, have been awarded the Andrea Mitchell Center Fellowship for the 2024-2025 academic year. Congratulations to both!

Graduate Student Awards and Fellowships

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Congratulations to the 5 Ph.D. students who have received a Dissertation Research Award for 2024-2025: Apurva Bamezai, Jason Hartwig, Nick Pangakis, Chloe Ricks, and Rashi Sabherwal.


Congratulations to Deepaboli Chatterjee and Sirwan Renas for obtaining the Rodin Fellowship for… Read More

Dean's Scholar Award presented to Ph.D. student Rashi Sabherwal

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Congratulations to Rashi Sabherwal who was named Dean's Scholar, one of nine given out to graduate students from across all of the departments of Penn's School of Arts & Sciences.

Ph.D. Student Sarah Gerstein receives Margaret E. Galey Award

Monday, April 15, 2024

The Browne Center for International Relations has awarded Political Science Ph.D. student Sarah Gerstein the Margaret E. Galey Award for 2024.

The award is given to a female graduate student writing a doctoral dissertation in the field of international relations.  The award is granted to… Read More

Ph.D. Student Daniel Shapiro receives prestigious Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching

Monday, April 15, 2024

Congratulations to Political Science graduate student Daniel Shapiro for being awarded the prestigious teaching award. It was highly deserved! 

Three Political Science graduate students receive competitive DCF award

Monday, April 15, 2024

Congratulations to our graduate students Jason Hartwig, Audrey Jaquiss, and Chloe Ricks on being awarded the highly competitive Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Daniel M. Smith publishes research on legacies of wartime destruction

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Professor Daniel M. Smith has published a new article in The Journal of Politics on the long-term socioeconomic legacies of the 1945 firebombing of Tokyo in World War II. A companion blog post in … Read More


Nic Dias quoted in the New York Times!

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Joint ASC-PSCI Ph.D. student Nic Dias had his work and thoughts quoted in the November 15th edition of the New York Times by Tom Edsall in an opinion piece entitled "Overturning Roe Changed Everything. Overturning Affirmative Action Did Not."

Read the entire article and Nic's insightful… Read More