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9/28/2015 - Professor Gehlbach is quoted in this Boston Globe story about the "big lie":
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9/22/2015 - Chris Kozak, student from our DC program summer '14, is interviewed on "Here and Now" about his work at the Institute for the Study of War.
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9/14/2015 - Alan Talaga shares his memories of being a UW-Madison freshman on 9/11 in his Political Science 104 class.
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9/10/2015 - Professor David Canon talks about the Wisconsin voter ID law in a story by the Voice of America
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9/10/2015 - Here is a good "Inside Higher Ed" story about UW that mentions our recent success in retaining our IR colleagues
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10/5/2015 - American Politics Workshop
12:00 PM Ogg Room
10/6/2015 - International Relations Colloquium
12:00 PM Ogg Room
10/7/2015 - Conversations on Inclusivity and Change
12:00 PM Ogg Room
10/8/2015 - The Right to Be Let Alone: Libertarian Perspectives on GLBT Issues
6:30 PM Law School Room 2260
10/9/2015 - Political Theory Workshop
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Jonathan Renshon. Status Deficits and War (in press at International Organization)   
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.    
Jonathan Renshon, Gary D. Sherman, Jennifer S. Lerner, Robert A. Josephs & James J. Gross. The Interaction of Testosterone and Cortisol is Associated with Status Attainment in Male Executives (in press at Journal of Personality and Social Psychology).   
Scott Gehlbach, John S. Earle “The Productivity Consequences of Political Turnover.” American Journal of Political Science. 59(3):708-723.   
Noam Lupu, Nicholas Carnes "What Good is a College Degree? Education and Leader Quality Reconsidered," Journal of Politics (forthcoming).