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The University of Wisconsin Political Science Department is one of the nation's oldest and most respected programs. Our department is highly ranked in national surveys, and our award-winning faculty are known for innovative research on the discipline's most current and important questions. Our dedication to teaching is also apparent: we are one of the largest majors on campus, with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate instruction. Read more about us...

4/26/2016 - Prof. Kathy Cramer's book was featured in a column in Urban Milwaukee.
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4/25/2016 - Professor Kathy Cramer was featured in an NPR story.
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4/25/2016 - Prof. Cathy Cramer on local news show about the Morgridge Center for Public Service and her new book.
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4/21/2016 - Professor Ryan Owens interviewed on CNBC about the Supreme Court nomination.
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4/21/2016 - Professor Kathy Cramer in the April issue of Madison magazine.
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5/3/2016 - Comparative Politics Colloquium: Third-Party Monitors and the Credibility of Political Processes
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5/5/2016 - Comparative Politics Colloquium
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5/5/2016 - Comparative Politics Colloquium
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5/5/2016 - Comparative Politics Colloquium
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5/5/2016 - Comparative Politics Colloquium
12:00 PM Ogg Room
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Evan Crawford, Sara Dahill-Brown, and Dominique Bradley "Defining and Assessing FoI in a Large-Scale Randomized Trial: Core Components of Values Affirmation" Studies in Educational Evaluation, forthcoming.   
Lisa Martin “Gender, Teaching Evaluations, and Professional Success in Political Science,” PS: Political Science and Politics 49, no. 2 (April 2016): 313-19.   
Nils Ringe, Ewa Mahr 2016. "Explaining the European Parliament’s Legislative Clout." Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft/Journal of Political Science 26(1), 25-47   
Yoshiko Herrera "Pride Versus Prejudice: Ethnicity, National Identity, and Xenophobia in Russia." Comparative Politics. 48.3 (2016): 293-315.    
Samantha Vortherms, Zhou, Qin, Gordon G. Liu, Yankun Sun "The Effect of the Reimbursement Policy on Residents' Healthcare Utilization in China." China Journal of Social Work. 9(1):38-61   
Eleanor Powell, and Justin Grimmer. 2016.  "Money in Exile: Campaign Contributions and Committee Access." Journal of Politics, forthcoming.     
Samantha Vortherms "Localized Citizenships: Household Registration as an Internal Citizenship Institution." In Zhonghua Guo and Sujian Guo, eds.Theorizing Chinese Citizenship. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. 85-108   
Aili Tripp

"Women’s Movements and Constitution Making after Civil Unrest and Conflict in Africa: The Cases of Kenya and Somalia," Politics & Gender, 12 (2016): 78-106.

  
Scott Straus Scott Straus. 2016. Fundamentals of Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention. Washington, DC: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.   
Erica Simmons Simmons, Erica. "Corn, Markets, and Mobilization in Mexico." Comparative Politics, Volume 48, Number 3, April 2016, pp. 413-431.   
Noam Lupu Party Brands in Crisis: Partisanship, Brand Dilution, and the Breakdown of Political Parties in Latin America, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
http://www.amazon.com/Party-Brands-Crisis-Partisanship-Breakdown/dp/110707360X/  
Noam Lupu, Nicholas Carnes "Do Voters Dislike Working-Class Candidates? Voter Biases and the Descriptive Underrepresentation of the Working Class," American Political Science Review (forthcoming).
http://noamlupu.com/Carnes_Lupu_class_bias.pdf