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Money, Loyalty and Autocracy in the Middle East and North Africa

New research explains the Arab Spring’s “modest harvest”

Wed, Nov 6, 2013


Theriault Appointed 2013 Provost Teaching Fellow

New initiative seeks to advance excellence and innovation in teaching

Tue, Oct 15, 2013


Buchanan Receives Silver Spurs Fellowship

Following tradition, Spurs interrupt class

Fri, Sep 27, 2013


Constitute Launches

Elkins launches Google website at United Nations General Assembly

Thu, Sep 26, 2013


Delivering Social Services to Brazil’s Poor

New article identifies keys to success in social provisioning

Wed, Sep 25, 2013


Department Raking in 2013 APSA Awards

Faculty recognized by national association for outstanding research

Tue, Aug 27, 2013


William S. Livingston, 1920-2013

Teacher, Scholar, Academic

Mon, Aug 26, 2013


Henry Dietz Receives Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

26 at university receive Regents' highest teaching honor

Wed, Aug 21, 2013


UT Austin Mourns Loss of Bill Livingston – Teacher, Leader and Scholar

WSL joined Government Department in 1949

Thu, Aug 15, 2013


David Braybrooke, 1924-2013

Distinguished political theorist passes away

Fri, Aug 9, 2013


Latin America’s Authoritarian Drift

New Article from Kurt Weyland

Thu, Jul 25, 2013


Terri Givens Featured in Statesman

Professor tagged a 'role model for the ages'

Fri, Jul 12, 2013


Kyle Endres Wins Witherspoon Award

Research investigates campaigns and persuadable voters

Thu, May 16, 2013


Congratulations to the 2013 Honors Class

Jennings Prize Winner and Plan II Model Thesis Announced

Wed, May 15, 2013


Joshua Fjelstul Named Dean's Distinguished Graduate

Senior to pursue PhD in political science

Tue, May 14, 2013


Armies and Revolutions

Zoltan Barany lays out template for understanding military responses to revolution

Thu, Apr 25, 2013


Gingrich Senators Released by Oxford

New book analyzes the roots of partisan warfare

Wed, Apr 24, 2013


Two Books from Thomas Pangle

New works explore Aristotle and challenges to the philosophic life

Tue, Apr 23, 2013


Alan Sager Wins Ransom Award

Veteran lecturer recognized for teaching excellence

Mon, Apr 22, 2013


Policy Agendas Project Releasing Data Updates

New Custom Policy Moods Application In Development

Mon, Apr 15, 2013


Gretchen Ritter Named Dean at Cornell

Government professor returning to her alma mater

Fri, Apr 12, 2013


Calla Hummel Wins NSF Research Fellowship

Graduate student awarded nation’s premier fellowship

Fri, Mar 29, 2013


Contreras Wins Bolin Fellowship

Dissertation examines race and electoral politics in Dominican Republic

Tue, Feb 12, 2013


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