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  • Faculty Search

    The Department of Political Science is conducting a search for two faculty positions to start Fall 2022. We are recruiting for a tenure-track (Assistant Professor) position which is open with respenct to subfield, and also a tenured/tenure-track (Associate or Assistant Professor) also open to subfield. Click through to read more

  • New Book by Professor Quan Li

    SAGE has just published “Easy R: Access, Prepare, Visualize, Explore Data, and Write Papers”, written by Professor Quan Li with two political science undergraduate students —Elizabeth Gohmert and Doug Wise—and for anyone who wants to learn the free software to do the things suggested in the title, even if you have no prior background in […]

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    Von Vacano to lecture at Harvard

    Diego von Vacano will give lectures at Harvard University on Sept. 18th.  He was invited to Professor Doris Sommer’s course on “Politics, The Greatest Art” at Harvard College. Prof. Sommer is Director of the Cultural Agents Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Prof. von Vacano will lecture on Machiavelli’s break with the Platonic tradition […]

  • Cook

    Cook Receives NSF Grant to Study Patterns of Terrorism

    Dr. Scott Cook, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas A&M University, and Dr. Mikyoung Jun, Professor of Statistics at Texas A&M University, were recently awarded a multi-year research grant from the National Science Foundation to analyze patterns of terrorism. The $315,999 grant (DMS-1925119) is funded by the Algorithms for Threat (ATD) program, a partnership […]

  • MPSA announces Kenneth J. Meier award recognizing scholarship in public administration and policy

    April 27, 2015, Bloomington, IN — The Midwest Political Science Association has established a new annual award recognizing outstanding scholarship in politics, public administration, and public policy in honor of Kenneth J. Meier, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Project for Equity, Representation & Governance at Texas A&M University. The inaugural award will recognize the […]