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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 […]


When Movements Anchor Parties: Electoral Alignments in American History

Throughout American history, some social movements, such as organized labor and the Christian Right, have forged influential alliances with political parties, while others, such as the antiwar movement, have not. When Movements Anchor Parties provides a bold new interpretation of American electoral history by examining five prominent movements and their relationships with political parties. Taking […]


Paul A. McCoy Winner – Nils Kupzok

Congratulations!! Nils is the winner of the Paul A. McCoy Award for the outstanding graduate student seminar paper in Political Science entitled “Fragile Legitimacy: The Rise and Decline of the EU’s ‘Sustainable Biofuel’ Policy”


Congratulations, Daisy Kim!

Daisy defended her dissertation on May 14, 2015, entitled: “Bargaining Citizenship: Women’s Organizations, The State, and Marriage Migrants in South Korea.”


Dean’s Teaching Fellowship & Freshman Seminar Winners

Congratulations to the 2014–2015 DTF winners Meghan Luhman, Christopher England, Tim Hanafin, Allen Stack, Ayako Hiramatsu, Casey McNeill, and Karyn Wang; and congratulations to the Dean’s Prize Freshman Seminar winners, Ryan Fried, G. W. Jones, Anatoli Ignatov, and Kellan Anfinson!