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Judith Goldstein

Professor Judith L. Goldstein at the helm of the Faculty Senate

At her first meeting as chair of the Faculty Senate, Professor Judith L. Goldstein told faculty members that they must play an even more important role in university life this year, given the 'new normal' that characterizes teaching, learning and…

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Party sorting to blame for political stalemate, says Stanford political scientist

The increased polarization between the Democratic and Republican parties has made for bad politics: As Democrats become more consistently liberal and Republicans more consistently conservative, the possibility of bipartisan compromise has greatly…

Charles Drekmeier

Social theorist Charles Drekmeier, professor emeritus of political science, died in his Palo Alto home on Aug. 25

Charles Drekmeier, professor emeritus of political science in the School of Humanities and Sciences, died in his Palo Alto home on Aug. 25. He was 92.

A social theorist, Drekmeier was known on campus for being an active voice during both…

John Manley

Political scientist John Manley dies at 81

John Manley, professor of political science, emeritus, in the School of Humanities and Sciences, died of Alzheimer’s disease Sept. 5. He was 81.

Hakeem Jefferson

Hakeem Jefferson wins the 2020 APSA award for Best Dissertation

Professor Hakeem Jefferson has been announced as co-winner of the Best Dissertation Award (2020) in the American Political Science Association's Political Psychology section for  his dissertation, “Policing Norms: Punishment and the Politics of…