News & Announcements Archive

Congratulations Lauren Foley

Congratulations to Lauren Foley on being awarded a Jefferson Scholars Foundation fellowship at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia!


Congratulations Nicole Thornton

Nicole Thornton has been awarded the Johns Hopkins University Provost’s Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship for 2017-2018. Congratulations, Nicole!


Money Talks: Discourse, Networks, and Structure in Militant Organizations

Scholarship on militant organizations and rebel movements emphasizes the effects of fragmentation and disunity on military and political outcomes. Yet this scholarship’s focus on formal, durable, and externally observable aspects of organizational structure omits the social practices that constitute, reinforce, and reproduce intra-group schisms. How do intra-organizational divisions calcify into permanent cleavages? What processes reproduce […]


Congratulations Jeffrey Pugh

Jeffrey Pugh’s “A Networked Governance Approach to Host-Migrant Human Security and Peacebuilding: Evidence from Ecuador” was selected as the winner of the 2016 ENMISA Outstanding Paper Award. The award will be presented at the ISA Convention in February.


Congratulations Daisy Kim

Congratulations to Daisy Kim for receiving the Best Dissertation Award from the Migration and Citizenship Section of the American Political Science Association for her dissertation, “Bargaining Citizenship: Women’s Organizations, the State, and Marriage Migrants in South Korea.”


Congratulations Margaret Keck

Congratulations to Margaret Keck for receiving the Elinor Ostrom Science Technology and Environmental Politics Career Achievement Award from the American Political Science Association.


Congratulations Daniel Schlozman

Congratulations to Daniel Schlozman for receiving the Charles Tilly Award from the Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section of the American Sociological Association for his book When Movements Anchor Parties.


Building a Business of Politics: The Rise of Political Consulting and the Transformation of American Democracy

Political races in the United States rely heavily on highly paid political consultants who carefully curate the images of politicians, advise candidates on polling and analytics, and shape voters’ perceptions through marketing and advertising techniques. More than half of the $6 billion spent in the 2012 election went to consultants who controlled virtually every aspect […]


Richard Flathman, professor emeritus, passed away on September 6

Richard Flathman, the George Armstrong Kelly Professor of Political Science Emeritus and chair of the Political Science Department from 1979 to 1985, died on Sept. 6. He was 81. A letter from Beverly Wendland, James B. Knapp Dean: Dear Krieger School Faculty and Staff, It is with sadness that I tell you of the death […]