Political Science - News & Events

Department Announcements

A profile of Professor Eric Smith's latest research project on climate change.

Recent graduate Julian Gottlieb (PhD, 2015) received the 2016 Best Dissertation Award given by the Western Political Science Association for "The Protest News Framing Cycle: How News Attention and Framing Change Over the Course of a Protest."

Three undergraduate scholarships are available for continuing UCSB Political Science students:

  • The Kevin Patrick Moran Scholarship (public service in the area of conflict resolution)
  • The Louis Lancaster Scholarship for International Studies
  • The Adams Scholarship (public service in a local area internship)

 

Six of our continuing graduate students have been awarded central fellowshpis for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Professor Cynthia Kaplan recently returned from a visit to Kazakstan where she met with scholars and students.

Graduate Students Yanjun Liu and Shyam Sriram have received substantial external funding to take part in extended summer training programs.

Should the United States offer refuge to those who helped stand up to the Taliban and now face turmoil and danger in their country? Professor Neil Narang serves as one of the experts weighing in on recent New York Time's Room for Debate on the issue.

Members of the Department of Political Science, the wider campus, and the Santa Barbara community gathered for the Investiture of Hahrie Han as the Anton Vonk Associate Professor of Environmental Politics.

Political Science Major Nicholas Brischler Wins George C. Marshall Award

Professor Hahrie Han's research is profiled in UCSB's online magazine, The Current. Professor Han will be installed as the Anton Vonk Chair in Environmental Politics in an investiture on Friday, March 4. 

Department Events

Graduate students, faculty, and staff are inivited to paricipate in an informal brown bag lunch.

  1. June 2, 2016 - 12:00pm

Graduate students, faculty, and staff are inivited to paricipate in an informal brown bag lunch.

  1. May 26, 2016 - 12:00pm

Graduate students, faculty, and staff are inivited to paricipate in an informal brown bag lunch.

  1. May 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
  • Steve Boilard

Interested in a career in government?  Consider applying to the Capital Fellows Program to get a head start.

  1. May 16, 2016 -
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

James Brooks
Professor of History and Anthropology, UC Santa Barbara

  1. May 10, 2016 - 4:00pm

Lauren Prather
Assistant Professor of Political Science, School of Global Policy and Strategy,
UC San Diego

  1. May 5, 2016 - 4:00pm

Daniel Aldrich
Northeastern University, Professor of Political Science, Public Policy, and Urban Affairs
Co-Director of the Security and Resilience Program

 

  1. May 3, 2016 - 4:00pm

Graduate students are invited to join faculty and staff for a quarterly town-hall conversation.

  1. April 28, 2016 - 12:00pm

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley
Associate Professor of Political Science
UC Los Angeles
 

  1. April 21, 2016 - 4:00pm

Graduate students, faculty, and staff are inivited to paricipate in an informal brown bag lunch.

  1. April 21, 2016 - 12:00pm

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