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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...

2/12/2016 - Professor Ryan Owens interviewed about the Supreme Court's decision to stay the EPA's Clean Power Plan.
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2/11/2016 - Professor David Canon is interviewed about Sanders, Clinton, and the term "progressive" on a Los Angeles public radio station.
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12/29/2015 - Professor Ryan Owens forthcoming paper mentioned in SCOTUSblog
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12/21/2015 - Jared Knowles, a recent Polisci PhD, discusses his $5.2 million U.S. Department of Education grant to study the achievement gap on Wisconsin Public Radio's Central Time
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12/21/2015 - Prof. Scott Gehlbach interviewed by Politifact regarding Trump's statement on Putin.
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2/15/2016 - American Politics Workshop
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2/15/2016 - Models and Data
7:30 PM
2/18/2016 - "Why do governments remove fossil fuel subsidies?"
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2/22/2016 - American Politics Workshop
12:00 PM Ogg Room
2/23/2016 - "Third Party Monitors and the Credibility of Political Processes"
12:00 PM Ogg Room
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Simon Haeder, David Weimer, Dana B. Mukamel 2015. "Network Adequacy Standards and Health Insurance." JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 314 (22):2414-2015.
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2367284&resultClick=3  
Noam Lupu, Nicholas Carnes "What Good is a College Degree? Education and Leader Quality Reconsidered," Journal of Politics 78(1): 35-49.
http://noamlupu.com/leader_education.pdf  
Richard Avramenko, "The Grammar of Indifference: Tocqueville and the Language of Democracy," Political Theory (2016) pp. 1-29.
http://ptx.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/01/18/0090591715625617.full.pdf+html  
Jonathan Renshon. Status Deficits and War (in press at International Organization)   
Nadav Shelef, Yael Zeira, “Recognition Matters! International Recognition and Attitudes Towards Territorial Compromise (forthcoming in Journal of Conflict Resolution)
http://jcr.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/08/06/0022002715595865.abstract  
Howard Schweber "Legal Epistemologies," University of Maryland Law Review 75 (2015): 210-232.
http://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/mlr/  
Erica Simmons "Market Reforms and Water Wars," World Politics. Available online November 20, 2015.
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=10039819&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S0043887115000337  
Bradley Jones “Dependency Status and the Demand for Social Insurance: Evidence from Experiments and Surveys,” 2015, Political Science Research and Methods. First View Available on CJO: DOI: 10.1017/psrm.2015.58, Published online: 6 November 2015. Joint with John S. Ahlquist and John R. Hamman.
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=10031113&fileId=S2049847015000588  
Aili Tripp Women and Power in Postconflict Africa. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
http://www.cambridge.org/au/academic/subjects/politics-international-relations/african-government-politics-and-policy/women-and-power-postconflict-africa?format=PB  
Eleanor Powell, Daniel M. Kselman, and Joshua A. Tucker. “Crowded Space, Fertile Ground: Party Entry and the Effective Number of Parties,” 2015, Political Science Research and Methods. First View Available on CJO: DOI: 10.1017/psrm.2015.22, Published online: 20 August 2015.
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9916192&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S2049847015000229  
Aili Tripp, Alice Kang "Twenty years after the most important U.N. conference on women, what – if anything – has changed?" Monkey Cage at Washington Post, 25 September 2015.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/09/25/twenty-years-after-the-most-important-u-n-conference-on-women-what-if-anything-has-changed/  
Aili Tripp “The Difference That Difference Makes: Comparative Perspectives on Concepts of Gender, Ethnicity, and Race” Politics, Groups and Identities, 2015. 
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/nypqMrBd2duPftXevWAF/full