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06/22/2017
Political Science alum and board of visitors member Amed Khan featured in On Wisconsin for his humanitarian work. -

06/20/2017
Professor Kathy Cramer writes about the "great American fallout" in The Guardian. - Katherine J. Cramer

06/19/2017
Prof. Ryan Owens in interviewed by Wisconsin Eye about the Supreme Court's actions today. - Ryan Owens

06/15/2017
Professor Barry Burden writes about the importance of the Wisconsin Retirement System for keeping our outstanding faculty and staff at UW. - Barry Burden

06/06/2017
Ben Toff's dissertation, "The Blind Scorekeepers: Journalism, Polling, and the Battle to Define Public Opinion in American Politics,” won the best dissertation award from the Political Communication Section of the American Political Science Association. -

05/30/2017
UW political science major Diana Pavon was selected by the APSA as a Ralph Bunche Summer Institute scholar.   -

05/04/2017
Professor Ken Mayer plays “stump the professor” with a group of kindergarten students in his American politics class. - Kenneth R. Mayer

04/26/2017
Professor Dave Weimer writes about changing corporate taxation in The Hill. - David L. Weimer

04/26/2017
Professor Dave Weimer writes about changing corporate taxation on the blog The Policy Space.  - David L. Weimer

04/21/2017
Professor Jon Pevehouse talks about Syria and his Introduction to International Relations course in this Capital Times article.  - Jon C. W. Pevehouse

04/12/2017
The Wisconsin in Washington students recently meet with Speaker Paul Ryan (photos by Ben Goodwin) -

03/23/2017
Professor Yoshiko Herrera discusses President Trump's ties to Russia on Deutsche Welle. - Yoshiko M. Herrera

03/10/2017
The UW Alumni Association announced its Under 40 award recipients for 2017 and 4 of the 8 were PoliSci alumni!  -

03/09/2017
Professor Yoshiko Herrera talks about the choice of Jon Huntsman as ambassador to Russia with Sputnik news. - Yoshiko M. Herrera

03/09/2017
Professor Owens discusses how a recent Supreme Court decision could "blow a hole through the side of the jurisprudential barn."  - Ryan Owens

03/07/2017
Professor David Canon talks about the electoral college on Viewpoints radio. - David Canon

03/07/2017
Professor Yoshiko Herrera discusses the possibilities for the next US ambassador to Russia in this Christian Science Monitor story. - Yoshiko M. Herrera

03/01/2017
Elections Research Center - By classifying voters as strategically "important" or "unimportant," campaigns' online advertising algorithms decide who receives political information in a manner that reinforces political information inequalities. Young Mie Kim reverse-engineers campaigns' digital advertising strategies. -

02/28/2017
Political Advertising in 2016: The Presidential Election as an outlier?: The Forum -

02/27/2017
Elections Research Center - Social desirabilty bias in the 2016 Presidential election: The Forum -

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