Political Science - News & Events

News and Announcements

Two UCSB Political Science Professors are part of a six year, $2.5 million partnership grant

Tax bill’s attack on higher education undermines America’s economic vitality

  • Map showing the projected percentage of registered Republicans who believe that climate change is happening in 2016.
New research shows that Republicans have more varied opinions about climate change than their political leaders suggest
  • Student celebrating graduation
  • Robert Casier Endowment in Political Science
  • The Brankica and Branko Cosic New American Scholarship
  • Mendell Prize in Political Science
  • Headshot of Professor Amit Ahuja

As parents lose control over marriage, Indian society is shaking.

Department Events

  • Headshot of Professor Andrea Campbell

Professor Campbell's interests include American politics, political behavior, public opinion, and political inequality, particularly their intersection with social welfare policy, health policy, and tax policy. 

  1. February 22, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor Emily Ritter

Professor Ritter's work provides insight as to when and how states will cooperate with international institutions, how international institutions impact outcomes through domestic institutions, and the onset and process of domestic conflict. 

More details regarding Professor Ritter's talk will be posted soon.

  1. April 26, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor David Vogel, UC Berkeley

David Vogel's research focuses on business-government relations with a particular emphasis on the comparative and international dimensions of environmental and consumer regulation. He also writes on corporate social responsibility, and religion and environmentalism. 

More details regarding his talk will be posted soon.

  1. April 19, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor James Morrow

Professor James Morrow from the University of Michigan will join us as the final speaker in our exciting International Speaker Series.

  1. April 12, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor Andrea Roemmele

Professor Roemmele's research interests are comparative political communications, political parties and public affairs. 

More details regarding her talk will be posted soon.

  1. April 5, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor Susan Hyde, UC Berkeley

Professor Susan Hyde of UC Berkeley will join us as part of our International Speaker Series. Her reserach interests include international influences on domestic politics, with a focus on the developing world International election observation, election fraud, and democracy promotion. Mark your calendar now and check back soon for more information about this presentation of the International Speaker Series. 

  1. March 1, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Hon. Luz Reyes-Martin

The Honorable Luz Reyes-Martin, President of Goleta Unified School District Board of Trustees, Director of Public Affiars and Communications at SBCC

  1. February 21, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 3:15pm
  • Headshot of Professor Michaël Aklin

Regulating Complex Issues: Policy Outsourcing & Gate-Keepers in GMO Regulation

  1. February 8, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor Ashley Leeds

Professor Leeds of Rice University, joins us as part of the Orfalea Center Global Security Hub's International Speaker Series. 

  1. February 8, 2018 -
    12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • Headshot of Professor Adrea Roemmele

Joining us by Zoom from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany, Dr. Römmele presents:
"Germany in Search of a Government or Nobody Wants Merkel"

  1. February 5, 2018 -
    12:00pm to 1:15pm

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