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African-American Political Psychology

New volume sheds light on how race impacts political behavior

Wed, Dec 8, 2010

Pedahzur Wins President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Government professor one of seven recipients

Fri, Dec 3, 2010

The Limits of Constitutional Democracy

New book explores failure and success in constitution making

Thu, Dec 2, 2010

Policy Agendas Project Web Site Redesigned

Site featured in Chronicle of Higher Ed

Mon, Nov 15, 2010

The Logic of Compromise

Why would anyone give up power?

Sat, Oct 30, 2010

Perry Leads White by 10 in Statewide Poll

Incumbent poised to retain office

Tue, Oct 26, 2010

Moderating the Brazilian Workers’ Party

From militancy to the presidential palace

Tue, Oct 12, 2010

More Visibility for The Invisible Hand of Peace

Pat McDonald reels in another award

Wed, Oct 6, 2010

University Launches Election Blog

Stay in the Know as November rolls around

Tue, Oct 5, 2010

Sociologist Awarded Grant to Study Generosity

Pamela Paxton has courtesy appointment in government

Thu, Sep 30, 2010

Perry Leads White by Six in Statewide Poll

Perry up by 18 points among those extremely likely to vote

Mon, Sep 13, 2010

In Memoriam: Melvin Hinich, 1939-2010

One of discipline's most innovative and productive careers comes to an end

Tue, Sep 7, 2010

In Memoriam: Laura Leissner Carlson, 1964-2010

Former staff member was battling kidney cancer

Mon, Sep 6, 2010

Constitutional Identity

Gary Jacobsohn's new book released

Fri, Sep 3, 2010

Alexa Sendukas Wins Nation’s Best Undergraduate Thesis

2010 alumna takes Pi Sigma Alpha’s top award

Tue, Aug 31, 2010

Johnny Meyer Named Finalist for Dylan Thomas Prize

Graduate student is first playwright ever longlisted

Mon, Aug 30, 2010

Student Success Across Generations

Sarah Weddington reflects on her students' achievements

Mon, Aug 30, 2010

Polarization Here to Stay

Sean Theriault featured in Weekly Standard blog

Mon, Aug 30, 2010

Jason Casellas Appointed to Civil Rights Advisory Committee

Government professor to monitor civil rights in Texas

Fri, Aug 27, 2010

Government Professor Advised Drafters of Approved Kenyan Constitution

Scholars counseled against split executive

Fri, Aug 6, 2010

Are China and America on a Collision Course?

Peter Trubowitz analyzes Sino-American relations

Fri, Aug 6, 2010

In Memoriam: James R. Roach

Government professor emeritus passes away

Thu, Aug 5, 2010

Explaining Democratization

New research published on why democracy does and does not take root

Mon, Jun 28, 2010

Government Undergraduate Wins Best Paper Award

Nathan Abell wins top prize at national conference

Fri, Jun 25, 2010

Charlie Wilson Chair Dedicated

Nation's first privately funded chair in Pakistan studies

Thu, Jun 24, 2010

Invisible Hand of Peace Takes Top Prize

Patrick McDonald wins best book award

Thu, Jun 17, 2010

William Jennings Bryan Prize Winners Announced

Four students take top honors

Fri, May 21, 2010

Roy Germano Wins Granof Award

Ph.D. candidate named Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student

Thu, May 20, 2010

Ph.D. Candidate Accepts Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

Regina Goodnow selected for Fulbright-Hays and IIE Fulbright awards

Mon, May 10, 2010

Graduate Students Awarded Boren Fellowships

Daniel Nogueira Budny heading to Brazil; Matt Buehler to Algeria and Morocco

Tue, May 4, 2010

Daron Shaw Named Distinguished Teaching Professor

Government professor selected to Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Tue, Apr 20, 2010

Government Advisors Honored by National Association

Jo Anne Huber wins national award; Nathan Vickers elected to national office

Mon, Apr 19, 2010

Soldier, Writer, and Political Scientist

Johnny Meyer named 2010 Dean’s Distinguished Graduate

Wed, Mar 31, 2010

Does the Median Voter Matter?

New research finds candidates strikingly more extreme than average voters

Wed, Mar 24, 2010

Graduate Student Lands Prestigious SSRC Grant

Michael Dennis awarded $25,000 dissertation fellowship

Wed, Mar 10, 2010

Dissent in the U.S. Supreme Court, Take 2

New York Times reports on William Blake's research

Mon, Mar 8, 2010

Recovery in Chile

Government graduate student says political transition will not impede relief

Fri, Mar 5, 2010

Maximiliano Rodriguez, Jr., 1988-2010

Government junior campaigned for UT Green Fund

Fri, Mar 5, 2010

Could Bipartisanship Have Prevented World War II?

Government honors student headed to national undergraduate research conference

Mon, Feb 15, 2010

University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll - February

Perry, White remain frontrunners in gubernatorial primaries

Fri, Feb 12, 2010

Opium in Afghanistan

Assistant Professor Gavrilis outlines counternarcotics strategy

Thu, Feb 11, 2010

The Lawyers Did It

New research uncovers role of legal experts in Europe’s Racial Equality Directive

Wed, Feb 10, 2010

Foreign Policy and the Manipulation of Public Opinion

Paper honored as best by section of American Political Science Association

Thu, Feb 4, 2010

Walter Dean Burnham Returns

Symposium to honor publication of monumental data archive documenting turnout in U.S. elections since 1788

Mon, Feb 1, 2010

The Other Side of Immigration

Graduate student documentary on immigration from Mexico

Mon, Jan 25, 2010

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