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DPS-DUS 2019 Senior Essay Prizes
 Each year the Department awards prizes to the graduating seniors who have written the best senior essay in the fields of American Politics, the U.S. Constitution and its...
Junior Benjamin Waldman
Benjamin Waldman ’20 of Branford College has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship to support his pursuit of a Ph.D. in political science or history. He is one of only 18...
Graeme Wood
A Q&A with ISIS expert Graeme Wood on how the terrorist group is going global and why its self-styled caliph has reappeared. Graeme Wood, Lecturer in Political Science,...
Professor Gregory Huber
Professor Gregory Huber has been appointed as chair of the Department of Political Science. His term will be for three years, effective July 1, 2019.   He follows Professor...
Professor Helene Landemore and the Washington Post icon
Professor Helene landemore has an editorial opinion piece in the Washington Post entitled “Can Macron quiet the ‘yellow vests’ protests with his ‘Great Debate’? Tune in...
Professor Steven Wilkinson and icon for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Professor Steven Wilkinson has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, along with eight other Yale faculty.  The American Academy of Arts and...
Walter Shapiro and icon for The New Republic
The New Republic today announced its expanded editorial team under the direction of recently-named Editor Chris Lehmann. Walter Shapiro brings a varied background and years...

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