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Jul 7 2017
Political science PhD candidates Rebecca Perlman and Shiran Shen have been selected to receive national research grants from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for their potential to contribute to social policy on both a global and local level. Read more about the foundation and our...
Jun 29 2017 | Stanford News
Research appearing this week in Nature Human Behaviour by Stanford political science PhD candidate Kirk Bansak and Immigration Policy Lab faculty co-directors Jens Hainmueller and Dominik Hangartner show that Europeans favor fairness in allocating asylum seekers. Read more about this research View...
Jun 16 2017 | Stanford News
PoliSci alumnus Shazad Mohamed is one of the 18 Stanford students and alumni to be awarded 2017-18 Fulbright grants. Read more about each of these Fulbright Scholars
Jun 15 2017 | The New York Times
“If you go back to the days of the Civil War, one can find cases in American political history where there was far more rancor and violence,” said Shanto Iyengar, a Stanford political scientist. “But in the modern era, there are no ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ — partisan animus is at an all-time high.” Read...
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Jun 14 2017
Professor Andy Hall has received one of the 2016-17 School of Humanities & Sciences Dean's Award for Achievements in First Years of Teaching, a special award given to junior faculty whose teaching deserves special recognition.