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11/24/2015 - Professor Scott Gehlbach mentioned in Monkey Cage
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11/23/2015 - Professor Andrew Kydd on the Paris attacks in the Wisconsin State Journal
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11/20/2015 - Professor Noam Lupu writes about the Argentine elections on Monkey Cage
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11/19/2015 - Professor Andy Kydd talks about terrorism and the Paris attacks on Channel 27.
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11/19/2015 - Professor Andy Kydd talks about terrorism and the Paris attacks on the blog Political Violence @ a Glance. (Scroll down to November 18.)
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10/9/2015 - Political Theory Workshop
Ogg Room
10/9/2015 - Inequality and Preferences for Redistribution
12:00 PM North Hall 211
10/9/2015 - Who Matters and When? Evaluating Journalists' News Judgments About Public Opinion Data
12:00 PM North Hall 211
10/22/2015 - Comparative Politics Colloquium
Ogg Room
12/2/2015 - Experimental Politics Workshop: Roundtable on research transparency
12:00 PM
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Jonathan Renshon. Status Deficits and War (in press at International Organization)   
Aili Tripp Women and Power in Postconflict Africa. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
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.
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.

Aili Tripp “The Difference That Difference Makes: Comparative Perspectives on Concepts of Gender, Ethnicity, and Race” Politics, Groups and Identities, 2015. 
Howard Schweber , "The Limits of Representation," American Political Science Review 110:1 (January, 2016).   
Simon Haeder, David Weimer, Dana B. Mukamel. 2015. “Narrow Networks and the Affordable Care Act.” The Journal of the American Medical Association 314(7): 669-670.   
Simon Haeder, David Weimer 2015. "Inching towards Universal Coverage: State-Federal Healthcare Programs in Historical Perspective." Journal of Policy History 27(3): 746-770.   
Rikhil Bhavnani. 2015. "The Effects of Malapportionment in Parliamentary Systems: Subnational Evidence from India." British Journal of Political Science forthcoming.   
Andrew Kydd “Pulling the Plug: Can There be a Deal with China on Korean Unification,” The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp 63-77 (Summer 2015).   
Andrew Kydd International Relations Theory: The Game Theoretic Approach, Cambridge University Press, 2015.   
Jonathan Renshon , Losing Face and Sinking Costs: Experimental Evidence on the Judgment of Political and Military Leaders (2015) International Organization 69/3: 659-695.