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International Panel on Social Progress: Chapter 12 Meets in Geneva, Tim Büthe attends

International Panel on Social Progress: Chapter 12 Meets in Geneva, Tim Büthe attends

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

On May 12-14, Tim Büthe, associate professor of political science and public policy, attended the lead authors' meeting in Geneva for "Varieties of Global Governance," chapter 12 of "Rethinking Society for the 21st Century", the report of the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP).... Read More about International Panel on Social Progress: Chapter 12 Meets in Geneva, Tim Büthe attends »


Voices Carry: How Careless Campaign Bombast Can Undo Administrations - alumna Danielle Luption and Peter Feaver coauthor

Voices Carry: How Careless Campaign Bombast Can Undo Administrations - alumna Danielle Luption and Peter Feaver coauthor

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Yes, they are, though political scientists have argued for years whether credibility really matters in foreign policy. There is an older body of scholarship that suggests concerns over credibility are overstated (for a sympathetic review of that literature, see here). According to this view... Read More about Voices Carry: How Careless Campaign Bombast Can Undo Administrations - alumna Danielle Luption and Peter Feaver coauthor »


Graduation Stories: 11 seniors and their Duke legacies

Graduation Stories: 11 seniors and their Duke legacies

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Duke Today is highlighting twenty-three seniors, seven of which are political science majors or minors.  Here are those seven, and four more unforgettable Duke stories.   Jay Ruckelshaus and Laura Roberts were awarded Rhodes Scholarships.  In this video, they... Read More about Graduation Stories: 11 seniors and their Duke legacies »


Graduation Stories: Emma Campbell-Mohn

Graduation Stories: Emma Campbell-Mohn

Monday, May 9, 2016

From Duke Today: This week, this third-generation Dukie graduates with a double major in political science and Asian & Middle Eastern studies with a minor in history. In August, Campbell-Mohn will head to Tsinghua University in Beijing for an accelerated, one-year master’s program as a... Read More about Graduation Stories: Emma Campbell-Mohn »


Melanie Manion and Erik Wibbels awarded distinguished professorships

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Congratulations to Melanie Manion who has been named the Vor Broker Family Professor of Political Science and Erik Wibbels who has been inducted into the Bass Society of Fellows as the Robert O. Keohane Professor of Political Science. Duke University has awarded distinguished... Read More about Melanie Manion and Erik Wibbels awarded distinguished professorships »


Graduation Stories: David Morris

Graduation Stories: David Morris

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Watch David Morris, political science senior, address a Blue Devil Days audience about Duke University opportunities. Read More about Graduation Stories: David Morris »


Cindy Jebb, Duke Alumna, nominated to historic appointment

Cindy Jebb, Duke Alumna, nominated to historic appointment

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Cindy Jebb, who received her Ph.D. in political science from Duke University in 1997, was nominated by President Obama to become the first female dean of West Point.  She has served as the head of the social science department at West Point since 2013.  Peter Feaver,... Read More about Cindy Jebb, Duke Alumna, nominated to historic appointment »


The Beauty of the Virtual Discussion Section - Michael Munger writes for The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Beauty of the Virtual Discussion Section - Michael Munger writes for The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday, April 25, 2016

Look, today’s students are grossly overscheduled, with commitments to clubs, activities, work, and athletic team practices and travel. Most of them have a computer, even if it is in their phones. That gives them access to a world of high-quality specialized, educational, entertaining, and... Read More about The Beauty of the Virtual Discussion Section - Michael Munger writes for The Chronicle of Higher Education »


Jack Knight elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Jack Knight elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Jack Knight is the Frederic Cleaveland Professor of Law and Political Science and chair of the political science department.  He joins 213 new members to be induced at a ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts on October 8, 2016. Knight is a political scientist and legal theorist... Read More about Jack Knight elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences »


Why Two Parties? Ambition, Policy, and the Presidency - John Aldrich publishes with Daniel Lee

Why Two Parties? Ambition, Policy, and the Presidency - John Aldrich publishes with Daniel Lee

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

 The presidency with its national electorate and electoral rules that favor two-party competition establishes two national major parties, which frames the opportunity structure that influences party affiliation decisions of ambitious politicians running for lower offices. Control over the... Read More about Why Two Parties? Ambition, Policy, and the Presidency - John Aldrich publishes with Daniel Lee »


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