Global Focus:

The Continent of International Law

The Continent of International Law (COIL) research program lies at the intersection of international relations and international law. Principal Investigator Koremenos argues that the design provisions of international law matter, and, when chosen correctly, help states confront harsh international political realities and thereby increase the incidence and robustness of international cooperation.



  • CPS Workshop - Tsebelis
    The Time Inconsistency of Long Constitutions: Evidence from the World
    Wed, May 6, 2015, noon-1:30pm, 6006 ISR
  • ISQM Workshop - Graham
    Wed, May 6, 2015, 4-5:30pm, 5670 Haven Hall
  • CPS Workshop - Ostfeld
    Ethnic Filter Questions:​ ​Problematic Priming of Identity?
    Wed, May 20, 2015, noon-1:30pm, 6006 ISR
    * Lunch will be provided


Arthur Lupia awarded Carnegie Fellowship

Arthur Lupia Arthur Lupia is among the first recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. The annual fellowship awards up to $200,000 to support humanities and social science scholars so they can devote a year or two to research and writing. Lupia will use this opportunity to transform the understanding of the public value of social science.

U-M's Ciorciari, Lupia awarded Carnegie Fellowship
Andrew Carnegie Fellows 2015


Anne Pitcher Anne Pitcher elected Vice President of the African Studies Association
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Ron Inglehart Ron Inglehart Receives 2014 Dinerman Award from WAPOR    read more ...

Donald Kinder Donald Kinder Named Philip E. Converse Distinguished University Professor of Political Science  
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Allan Stam Allan Stam appointed as Dean of the Batten School
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