News & Announcements Archive


Professor Sarah Parkinson awarded Best Article Award

Aronson Assistant Professor Sarah Parkinson has been awarded the Best Article Award from the Middle East and North Africa Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association for her article “(Dis)Courtesy Bias: “Methodological Cognates,” Data Validity, and Ethics in Violence-Adjacent Research,” which was published in Comparative Political Studies in March 2022. Congratulations Professor Parkinson!


Ronay Bakan awarded 2022 Summer Centennial Research Grant/APSA

PhD student Ronay Bakan has been awarded a 2022 Summer Centennial Center Research Grant from the American Political Science Association. This award will support her fieldwork on the post-conflict socio-legal construction of land and heritage in the Kurdish region of Turkey. Congratulations Ronay!


Congratulations Raychel Gadson!

Raychel Gadson, Political Science Department graduate student, has been named an APSA Diversity Fellow by the American Political Science Association in addition to winning the Sidney Mintz Student Fellowship for Field Research and the Program in Medicine, Science, and the Humanities Summer Research Fellowship. Raychel will be conducting ethnographic field research in South Baltimore this summer. […]


Hahrie Han selected to join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Hahrie Han selected to join American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Professorr and political scientist Hahrie Han from Johns Hopkins University have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the oldest learned societies in the U.S. Membership in the academy is considered a career honor and recognizes individuals for their excellence and leadership, their distinction in working across disciplines, and their achievements in advancing the common good. They are among 261 scholars selected for membership to the academy this year.


Professor Schlozman’s latest book receives high praises in Wall Street Journal

Professor Daniel Schlozman‘s book, “When Movements Anchor Parties: Electoral Alignments in American History”, receives high praises in an article in the Wall Street Journal written by Michael Kazin, “Five Best: Books on American Political Parties“. Congratulations Professor Schlozman!


Professor Erin Chung’s book receives 2021 Research Excellence Award

Congratulations to Professor Erin Chung! Professor Chung’s book, Immigrant Incorporation in East Asian Democracies, received the 2021 Research Excellence Award from the Korea Ministry of Education and the National Research Foundation of Korea. According to the Ministry of Education press release (see https://if-blog.tistory.com/m/12898), 50 projects (35 in the Humanities and Social Sciences and 15 in […]


Class examines public health through the lens of Africana studies

Questioning norms and shifting perspectives were top goals in creating the course, say instructors Robbie Shilliam, professor in the Department of Political Science, and Alexandre White, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. Last year, influenced by the pandemic, faculty discussed the idea of turning an Africana studies lens on public health to provide a focal point for exploring the ongoing impacts of colonialism, slavery, and other histories of racial oppression.