Faculty Spotlight:

Yuen Yuen Ang

Professor Ang is a political scientist who applies perspectives from complex adaptive systems to the study of economic and political development. In 2018, she was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow awarded for "high-caliber scholarship that applies fresh perspectives to some of the most pressing issues of our times." Read more...

Yuen Yuen Ang

Events

  • Weekly HackerSpaces at ISR
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  • Digitally Divided: The Art of Algorithmic (In)Decision
    Katherine Behar
    March 20, 2019 | 3:00pm to 4:00pm
    Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad
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  • From news encounters to news engagement: Assessing the potential of “incidental” news exposure on social media
    Anna Kümpel (LMU Munich)
    Fri, March 22, 2019
    10:45 am-12:30pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Conflict & Peace, Research & Development Workshop
    Ian Fishback
    Fri, March 22, 2019
    1450 ISR-Thompson
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  • Interdisciplinary Workshop on Politics and Policy
    Derek Epp (University of Texas-Austin)
    Wed, April 10, 2019
    noon-1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Miller Converse Lecture
    Diana Mutz (University of Pennsylvania)
    Thurs, April 11, 2019, 4:00pm, ISR 1430
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  • #UMTweetCon19: A Conference on the Use of Twitter Data for Research and Analytics
    May 23-24, 2019, ISR
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News

CPS Blog: New Book Examines Ghana’s Political Trap

CPS blog

In his new book, Electoral Politics and Africa’s Urban Transition, Noah Nathan traces the unexpected political patterns emerging in urban Ghana. Despite a growing middle class and increasing diversity, clientelism and ethnic voting persist in many urban neighborhoods. CPS Blog

New survey shows bipartisan support for independent investigations

New survey shows bipartisan support for independent investigations Democrats, Republicans and independents are all less likely to support candidates who would undermine the independence of law-enforced investigations, according to a new study from Bright Line Watch, co-authored by Brendan Nyhan.
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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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