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10/14/2016 - Professors David Canon and Susan Yackee write about the UW Alumni Town Halls in the Wisconsin State Journal
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10/10/2016 - Professor Kathy Cramer's book was reviewed in this essay for the American Prospect by Robert Kuttner
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10/06/2016 - Professor Michelle Schwarze is featured in Inside UW
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10/04/2016 - Professor Kathy Cramer's book is featured in an article at shepherdexpress.com
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10/03/2016 - Professor Kathy Cramer had an op ed run in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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10/25/2016 - International Relations Colloquium
12:00 PM Ogg Room
10/27/2016 - Comparatie Politics Colloquium
12:00 PM Ogg Room
10/28/2016 - Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy
12:00 PM Lubar Commons
10/31/2016 - American Politics Workshop
12:00 PM Ogg Room
11/1/2016 - International Relations Colloquium
12:00 PM Ogg Room
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David Weimer, Dana B. Mukamel, Alpesh Amin, Joseph Sharit, Heather Ladd and Dara H. Sorkin “When Patients Customize Nursing Home Ratings, Choices and Rankings Differ from the Government’s Version.” Health Affairs 35:4 (2016), 714–719.   
Jack Edelson "How Donald Trump's Extremism Could Help Down-Ballot Republicans"
Eunsook Jung Campaigning for All Indonesians: The Politics of Healthcare in Indonesia”, Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 38, No. 3 (forthcoming December 2016).   
Jessica Weeks, Sarah E. Croco "War Outcomes and Leader Tenure." World Politics, 68(4), October 2016.   
Katherine Cramer “Equity through Learning to Listen: The Case of Public Discussion on Body-Worn Cameras in Madison, Wisconsin.” Journal of Public Deliberation, 12 (2).   
Aili Tripp “Women’s mobilisation for legislative political representation in Africa,” Review of African Political Economy, 43 (149) 2016: 382-399. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03056244.2016.1214117   
Aili Tripp “Gender, Race, and Intersectionality,” In Palgrave Handbook on Gender and Development: Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice. Ed. Wendy Harcourt, New York, Palgrave Macmillan Publishers. 2016.   
Scott Gehlbach, Konstantin Sonin & Milan Svloik "Formal Models of Nondemocratic Politics." 2016. Annual Review of Political Science. 19:565-84.   
Erica Simmons Meaningful Resistance: Market Reforms and the Roots of Social Protest in Latin America. Cambridge University Press 2016.   
David Weimer, Simon F. Haeder and Dana B. Mukamel “Secret Shoppers Find Access To Providers And Network Accuracy Lacking For Those In Marketplace And Commercial Plans,” Health Affairs 35:7 (2016), 1160–1166.   
Jonathan Renshon "The Interaction of Testosterone and Cortisol Is Associated with Attained Status in Male Executives” (with G.D. Sherman, J.S. Lerner, R.A. Josephs & J.J. Gross; 2016), Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 110/6: 921-929.   
Jonathan Renshon "Status Deficits and War" (2016), International Organization 70/3: 513-550.