News Archive

Posey Wins Byran Jackson Award

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

At the American Political Science Association's 2017 Annual Meeting, PhD candidate Patricia Posey received the Byran Jackson Dissertation Research on Minority Politics Award. The award recognizes the outstanding scholarship by a graduate student in the area of race and urban politics.     

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Mutz Receives the Doris Graber Award

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Professor Diana Mutz's book, In Your Face Politics, received the Doris Graber Award for the best Book on Political Communication in the last 10 years. She is the first ever two-time winner of the award.   

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Smith Elected APSA President

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Professor Rogers Smith was voted President-Elect of the American Political Science Association for 2017-2018. This is the start of a three year term on the Executive Committee of the American Political Science Association Council, including this year as President-Elect; 2018-2019 as President;… Read More

Dipoppa Publishes in Journal of Public Economics

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

PhD candidate Gemma Dipoppa's latest article on criminal organizations in Italy entitled "Mafia, Elections and Violence against Politicians," coauthored with Gianmarco Daniele, was published in the Journal of Public Economics.    

Pi Sigma Alpha Receives Best Chapter Award

Thursday, August 24, 2017

For the third year in a row, the Beta Tau Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha at Penn, under the guidance of Dr. Eileen Doherty-Sil, has received one of the national Best Chapter Awards for 2016-2017 from the American Political Science Association.     

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Grossman Joins JEPS Editorial Board

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Professor Guy Grossman has joined the editorial board of the Journal of Experimental Political Science (JEPS), a journal of the American Political Science Association (APSA).    

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Green Appointed Director of Andrea Mitchell Center

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Professor Jeffrey Green has been appointed the director of the newly endowed Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy, which will continue the work of the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism.    

Horowitz on WHYY

Thursday, August 17, 2017

On WHYY's Radio Times, Professor Michael C. Horowitz discussed the pathway to finding peace with North Korea.    

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Hirschmann Interviewed in PSNow

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Professor Nancy Hirschmann was interviewed in Political Science Now as the 2017 ACLS Fellowship Recipient. She discussed her latest book project on freedom and disability, the value of interdisciplinary research, and advice for junior scholars in political science.    

Horowitz Quoted in Washington Post

Monday, August 14, 2017

Professor Michael C. Horowitz was quoted in The Washington Post in an article about the imminence or unlikelihood of a military conflict with North Korea.