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The Department of Political Science at Yale University congratulates Seyla Benhabib, who has been awarded an Honorary Degree from the School of the Social Sciences of the...
David Mayhew has an article on the StartingPoints website. “Congress In the Light of History”. What should we expect of a separation-of-powers regime interlaced with tough...
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Mara Revkin’s article in the Washington Posts’s Monkey Cage, How Militants in Iraq and Syria Recruit and Use Children, is a deep look into the recruitment and use...
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Yale’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has selected our colleague and friend Frances Rosenbluth as this year’s recipient of the William Clyde DeVane Award for Distinguished...
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The department mourns the loss of Charles Edward Lindblom, former Chair and one of the giants of the modern field of Political Science. He died January 30th 2018 at age 100,...
Policy is government’s response to changing times, the key to its successful adaptation. It tackles problems as they arise, from foreign relations and economic affairs to...
In recognition of her many achievements as a researcher, advisor, and teacher,  Elisabeth Wood, Department of Political Science, has been named Franklin Muzzy Crosby...