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CPS Blog: Panel discusses the Nineteenth Amendment’s legacy and current implications

Panel discussion A panel of prominent political scientists discussed the political behavior of women leading up to and since the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The event was part of the U-M Department of Political Science Rubin Speaker Series and U-M Suffrage 2020 event series.

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James Morrow receives SSIP Distinguished Scholar Award


James Morrow is the recipient of the inaugural Distinguished Scholar in the Scientific Study of International Processes (SSIP) section of the International Studies Association.

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Kenny Lowande wins two MPSA awards

Kenny Lowande

Kenny Lowande received two awards from the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA). “Bureaucratic Responsiveness to LGBT Americans”, coauthored with Andrew Proctor, won the Kenneth J. Meier Award for best paper in bureaucratic politics, public administration, or public policy. “Descriptive and Substantive Representation in Congress: Evidence from 80,000 Congressional Inquiries”, coauthored with Melinda Ritchie and Erinn Lauterbach, is co-recipient of the award for best paper published in the American Journal of Political Science in 2019.

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