News & Announcements Archive

PhD Alumna Nanxi Zeng wins APSA Political Economy Best Dissertation Prize

PhD Alumna Nanzi Zeng was awarded the 2024 Mancur Olson Best Dissertation Award for the best dissertation in political economy completed in the previous two years. Nanxi defended her dissertation, […]

Professor Steven Teles discusses the decrease of conservative faculty in the academia

In a recent essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Professor Steven Teles analyzes the causes and potential solutions to the decrease in conservative professors in the academia.

PhD Alumna Sabrina Axster wins Honorable Mention for APSA Migration & Citizenship Best Dissertation Prize

PhD Alumna Sabrina Axster was awarded Honorable Mention for the 2024 APSA Migration & Citizenship Section Best Dissertation Prize for her dissertation, “Making Migrant Illegality: Vagrancy, Indentured Labor, and the Policing […]

Professor Richard S. Katz awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from European Consortium for Political Research

Professor Richard Katz was jointly awarded the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award from the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). The award is presented biennially to a scholar who has made […]

PhD Candidate Ruoyu Li publishes article on Nuclear Testing in Security Studies

PhD Candidate Ruoyu Li published a new article, titled “Testing as the Blindspot of Nuclear Nonuse” in Security Studies. The article reconceptualizes nuclear testing as a form of colonial use […]

PhD Candidate Ronay Bakan wins Honorable Mention from APSA Interpretive Methods and Methodologies

PhD Candidate Ronay Bakan has been awarded an Honorable Mention for the Hayward R. Alker Best Student Paper Award from the APSA Interpretive Methods and Methodologies Related Group for her […]

PhD Candidate Sheharyar Imran wins honorable mention for APSA Foundations of Theory Best Paper Award

Ph.D. Candidate Sheharyar Imran was awarded an honorable mention for the Best Paper Award, which recogizes the best paper presented on a Foundations of Political Theory section of APSA in […]

PhD Alumna Darcie Draudt-Véjares wins best article award for Pacific Affairs

PhD Alumna Darcie Draudt-Véjares was awarded the 22nd William L. Holland Prize for the best article published in Volume 96, No. 4 (2023) in Pacific Affairs. The article, titled “Multicultural at […]

Professor Jane Bennett named Alexander Grass Humanities Institute Faculty Fellow

Professor Jane Bennett was awarded a Faculty Fellowship at the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute for the 2024-2025 academic year for her project, titled “Data and the Non-metrical in the Environmental […]

Professor Emeritus William E. Connolly featured in Arts and Sciences magazine

Professor William Connolly discusses his career, the “Hopkins School” approach, and what makes political theory relevant today.