Faculty Spotlight:

Jowei Chen

Chen's work examines distributive politics, executive agencies, and legislatures. He has built simulation models producing thousands of partisan-neutral maps for congressional and state legislative districts. Chen analyzes how enacted maps compare to simulated maps along traditional redistricting criteria and along partisanship. His work has informed redistricting court cases in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. read more...

Jowei Chen

Events

  • The Local Dead in U.S. Civil War & Post-war Elections
    Nathan Kalmoe (Louisiana State Univ.)
    Wed, October 17, 2018
    noon-1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Interdisciplinary Workshop on Politics and Policy
    Chinbo Chong (Univ. of Michigan)
    Wed, October 24, 2018
    noon-1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Harold Jacobson Lecture
    "Networks of Interdependence, International Organizations and the Global Political System: A Retrospective Prospective"
    Paul Diehl (Univ. of Texas – Dallas)
    Thurs, October 25, 2018, 4:00pm, ISR 6050
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  • Election 2018: A Round Table Discussion
    Ashley Jardina (Duke University)
    Stuart Soroka (University of Michigan)
    Brendan Nyhan, (University of Michigan)
    Thurs, November 1, 2018
    4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    6050 ISR-Thompson
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News

Christian Sandvig named H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor in Digital Media

Christian Sandvig Christian Sandvig was named the H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor in Digital Media by the University of Michigan Board of Regents. This is a newly-created professorship, which honors H. Marshall McLuhan, who is best known for the theorization of digital media. Congratulations, Christian!
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Yuen Yuen AngYuen Yuen Ang Awarded the 2018 Zelizer Best Book Award in Economic Sociology

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Brian Weeks Brian Weeks receives award for Best Information Technology and Politics Article
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Yuen Yuen Ang Yuen Yuen Ang Named Carnegie Fellow
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Christian Davenport Christian Davenport Elected To The American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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