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For over half a century, the Department of Political Science at UC Santa Barbara has been home to top scholars engaged in cutting edge research. The Department prides itself on first-rate teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

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  • UCSB Professor Neil Narang

Political Science professor Neil Narang completes a prestigious fellowship at the Pentagon.



Research by Professor Leah Stokes shows how the framing of messages affects the way people think...

Conference at UCSB planned by Professor Hahrie Han and Professor Matto Mildenberger brings together academics and activists to discuss the future of environmental activism.

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