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Congratulations Dr. Matthew Kocher

Congratulations to Dr. Mathew Kocher on winning the 2017 Heinz I. Eulau Award from the APSA for the best article published in Perspectives on Politics in 2016. The article is entitled, “Lines of Demarcation: Causation, Design-Based Inference, and Historical Research” (co-authored with Nuno Monteiro)


Former longtime professor J. Woodford (Woody) Howard passes away

J Woodford “Woody” Howard Jr., a former longtime Johns Hopkins University professor of political science and constitutional law who was also a patron of the arts and a collector of modern art, died May 19 at his Roland Park Place home. The obituary can be read in the Baltimore Sun. Dear Friends, It is with […]


Congratulations Elizabeth Mendenhall

Congratulations to Elizabeth Mendenhall on her appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island!


Congratulations Ayako Hiramatsu

Congratulations to Ayako Hiramatsu on her appointment as Assistant Professor of British and American Studies at Nanzan University, Japan!


Congratulations Cara Daggett

Congratulations to Cara Daggett on her appointment as Assistant Professor of Political Science at Virginia Tech!


Congratulations Chad Shomura

Congratulations to Chad Shomura on his appointment as Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado-Denver!


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.