Matto Mildenberger (Associate Professor), Sarah Anderson (Associate Professor, Bren), and Heather Hodges (Alumna) won awards at this year's annual APSA conference for work in Environmental Politics.

Bridget Coggins, Associate Professor, is one of nine researchers that have received a grant of 1.2 million dollars for a multi-year project entitled Exploring the Black Box of North Korea in a Globalized Context.

UC Santa Barbara, one of America’s leading public research universities, seeks applicants for a faculty position and holder of the Bertelsen Presidential Chair in Information Technology and Society.


Samuel C. Y. Ku
Professor and Director, Insistute of China and Asia-Pacific Studies, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

  1. October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm

Da chi Liao
Professor, Institute of Political Science, Natoinal Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

  1. October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm

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