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Trump foreign policy has reshaped GOP position? - Peter Feaver interviewed in The Atlantic

Trump foreign policy has reshaped GOP position? - Peter Feaver interviewed in The Atlantic

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Peter Feaver, a Duke University political scientist, rejects the idea that changes in the GOP’s coalition have irreversibly shifted the party toward Trump-style isolationism and unilateralism. “The cost of alienating our allies … will start to mount,” said Feaver, who analyzed public opinion for... Read More about Trump foreign policy has reshaped GOP position? - Peter Feaver interviewed in The Atlantic »


Michael Munger on NPR discusses the sharing economy

Michael Munger on NPR discusses the sharing economy

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Michael Munger joins host Frank Stasio to talk about his new book: Tomorrow 3.0: Transaction Costs and the Shared Economy (Cambridge University Press/2018) which describes a movement that Munger says will rival the Industrial Revolution. In the short term, he sees an acceleration in job loss... Read More about Michael Munger on NPR discusses the sharing economy »


The coming trade war with Canada, Mexico, and Europe - Tim Büthe op ed

The coming trade war with Canada, Mexico, and Europe - Tim Büthe op ed

Monday, June 11, 2018

What do apples, bourbon, pork, cranberries, and orange juice have in common with designer blue jeans, Harley-Davidsons, beer kegs, lamps, and washing machines? They’re all profitably exported to Canada, the European Union, and Mexico from U.S. districts and states where Republicans must win in... Read More about The coming trade war with Canada, Mexico, and Europe - Tim Büthe op ed »


NYTimes Upshot features Malesky's research on pander incentives

NYTimes Upshot features Malesky's research on pander incentives

Sunday, June 10, 2018

The more intriguing question, then, is not whether these deals make sense, but why politicians and voters are so keen on them. “It’s a little baffling, given that there seems to be such consensus on these programs,” said Nathan Jensen, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He and... Read More about NYTimes Upshot features Malesky's research on pander incentives »


Remembering Peter Euben

Remembering Peter Euben

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The faculty, staff, and students of political science are saddened at the news of the passing of J. Peter Euben, beloved Research Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Kenan Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Ethics.  Euben won five teaching awards across his career. ... Read More about Remembering Peter Euben »


Michael Ward is the honored recipient of The 2018 Political Methodology Career Achievement Award

Michael Ward is the honored recipient of The 2018 Political Methodology Career Achievement Award

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Mike’s enormous career achievements and contributions stand out in three dimensions: (1) his pioneering work in several methodological areas (estimation of dynamics; observational dependence, especially spatial and network interdependence; out-of-sample forecasting; and statistical graphics, for... Read More about Michael Ward is the honored recipient of The 2018 Political Methodology Career Achievement Award »


Anh Do facilitates speed mentoring for graduate students

Anh Do facilitates speed mentoring for graduate students

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The definition of mentoring in itself is fairly simple: “to advise or train someone.” However, behind the simplicity of the definition lies an ambiguous process. Mentoring can take on various forms and approaches, ranging from teaching someone how to conduct a particular task to managing work/life... Read More about Anh Do facilitates speed mentoring for graduate students »


Isak Tranvik named a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows

Isak Tranvik named a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Isak Tranvik has been awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.  "The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has awarded 21 promising scholars Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships. The... Read More about Isak Tranvik named a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows »


Graduation Stories: "Warning! You are about to enter a magical place"

Graduation Stories: "Warning! You are about to enter a magical place"

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Matthew King, a senior majoring in Political Science, spoke to graduating classmates at Senior Class Day.  This event took place Friday, May 11, 2018 at Page Auditorium at Duke University. After graduation Matthew will be earning his Masters in International Security at Sciences Po's Paris... Read More about Graduation Stories: "Warning! You are about to enter a magical place" »


John Aldrich awarded honorary doctorate of humane letters from alma mater

John Aldrich awarded honorary doctorate of humane letters from alma mater

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

In its 203rd year, Allegheny College will award honorary degrees to three distinguished scholars — each a graduate of Allegheny — at the college’s 2018 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m. In addition, a Scholarship Fund has been setup at Allegheny College for students pursuing... Read More about John Aldrich awarded honorary doctorate of humane letters from alma mater »


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