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American National Election Studies

Why does America vote as it does on Election Day? The mission of the American National Election Studies (ANES) is to inform explanations of election outcomes by providing data that support rich hypothesis testing, maximize methodological excellence, measure many variables, and promote comparisons across people, contexts, and time.  Read more...

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Events

  • The Politics of Skin Color
    Nicole Yadon (University of Michigan)
    Weds, Sept. 18, 2019 | noon to 1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Interdisciplinary Workshop on Politics and Policy
    Bronwyn Leebaw (Univ. of California – Riverside)
    Weds, Sept. 25, 2019 | noon to 1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Hanes Walton Jr. Lecture
    Dianne Pinderhughes (University of Notre Dame)
    Thurs, October 17, 2019 | 4:00 to 5:30 pm
    1430 ISR-Thompson
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  • Miller-Converse Lecture
    Stanley Feldman (Stony Brook University)
    Thurs, April 2, 2020 | 4:00 to 5:30 pm
    1430 ISR-Thompson
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News

CPS Blog: Incidental Exposure to News Increases Political Knowledge

incidental exposure to news

News, information, and entertainment are all at our fingertips. But does this mean that people are better informed about important issues? New research examines this question.

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Scott Page Named John Seely Brown Distinguished University Professor of Complexity, Social Science, and Management

Scott Page

Scott Page has been named the John Seely Brown Distinguished University Professor of Complexity, Social Science, and Management. This appointment recognizes exceptional scholarly achievements. Recipients are the University's most prestigious professors. Congratulations, Scott!

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Kiyoteru Tsutsui's book selected for multiple awards from the American Sociological Association (ASA)

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

Kiyoteru Tsutsui's book, Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan, (Oxford University Press 2018), has been selected for multiple awards from the American Sociological Association (ASA).

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Angela Ocampo Receives Dissertation Award

Angela Ocampo

Angela Ocampo's dissertation, The Politics of Inclusion: A Sense of Belonging to U.S. Society and Latino Political Participation will receive the American Political Science Association's (APSA) Race and Ethnic Politics Section's award for the best dissertation in the field at the fall 2019 APSA meetings. Congratulation Angela!

Jenna Bednar Awarded the 2019 Martha Derthick Best Book Award

Jenna Bednar

Jenna Bednar's book, The Robust Federation, has been selected as the 2019 winner of APSA's Martha Derthick Best Book Award. The Derthick Award is presented to the author of the "best book published at least ten years ago that has made a lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations."

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