Political Science - News & Events

Department News

Job Opening in the Politics of Identity

Updated: 08/08/2014 - 15:01

The Department of Political Science invites applicants for a tenure-track position focusing on the politics of identity

Job Opening in Environmental Politics

Updated: 06/24/2014 - 15:01

The Department of Political Science invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Environmental Politics

Campus and Department Resources for Students

Spring 2014 Political Science Newsletter

Updated: 05/13/2014 - 15:51

The latest edition of the Political Science Newsletter is now available on our website

Dean E. Mann, 1927-2014

Updated: 05/15/2014 - 16:19

Emeritus Professor Dean E. Mann passed away on April 21, 2014.

Department Events

2014 Honors Colloquium and Awards Reception
Event Date: June 13, 2014 - 8:30am

Recognizing undergraduate students who have completed the department's honors program and students who have received departmental and campus awards.

Do "Law and Order" Characters Affect Political Attitudes?
Speaker: Magdalena Wojcieszak, Associate Professor, Amsterdam School of Communication Research, University of Amsterdam
Event Date: June 2, 2014 - 4:00pm

Research examining whether fictional television programs can affect political attitudes and beliefs

CANCELLED: Legislative policy-making authority, the number of parties, and party system aggregation
Speaker: Heather Stoll, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, UCSB
Event Date: May 29, 2014 - 3:30pm

Professor Heather Stoll will give a talk on one of her current research projects.

Identity Talk - When Bad Things Happen to Privileged People: Marginalization, Representation, and the Political Construction of Crisis
Speaker: Dara Z. Strolovitch, Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies, Princeton University
Event Date: May 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

Professor Dara Strolovitch will give a talk on identity

Graduate Student Panel on Identity
Event Date: May 15, 2014 - 4:00pm

Two graduate students will present their current research in the field of Identity Politics