Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Recent News

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 -

02/24/2017
Although 2016 was a highly unusual year for gender politics, the voting decisions of men and women were largely consistent with past elections. Barry Burden, Evan Crawford, and Michael DeCrescenzo ask why. - Barry Burden, Evan Crawford, Michael DeCrescenzo

02/23/2017
Byron Shafer and Regina Wagner examine how the 2016 election fit in the aggregate pattern of party control in US politics, or does it have the potential to change the pattern in The Forum. - Byron E. Shafer, Regina Wagner

02/22/2017
Political Science affiliate Mike Wagner and coauthors write about “Ideological Heterogeneity and the Rise of Donald Trump,” in The Forum.  -

02/22/2017
Professor Ryan Owens writes about reforming the nomination process for the U.S. Supreme Court in the Washington Examiner. - Ryan Owens

02/21/2017
Professor Kathy Cramer’s work on rural resentment is featured in this article in the Wisconsin State Journal. - Katherine J. Cramer

02/21/2017
Professor Ken Mayer talks about the recent turmoil in the White House on Wisconsin Public Television’s “Here and Now.” - Kenneth R. Mayer

02/21/2017
Hannah Chapman writes in Monkey Cage about Trump and Putin. - Hannah Chapman

02/15/2017
Professor Ryan Owen writes in Monkey Cage about US Supreme nominee Gorsuch. - Ryan Owens

01/31/2017
Professor Ryan Owens discussed President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court in this Washington Times article. - Ryan Owens

01/25/2017
Professor David Canon talks about the potential impact of the Women’s March on Channel 3. - David Canon

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