Political Science

 

Political Science

Our political science faculty research a wide range of topics that are both local and global, including political behavior, campaigns and elections, international security, global terrorism, U.S. constitutional law, judicial politics, environmental politics, social movements, immigration, women and politics, South Asian security, Russian politics, globalization, and national security.

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Submissions from 2023

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Ripeness obscured: inductive lessons from Türkiye’s (transactional) mediation in the Russia–Ukraine war, Michael J. Butler

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The Political Consequences of Racialized Ethnic Identities, Kimberly Cardenas, Heather Silber Mohamed, and Melissa R. Michelson

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Securing white democracy: Guns and the politics of whiteness, Danielle Hanley and John McMahon

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Russia in a changing climate, Debra Javeline, Robert Orttung, Graeme Robertson, Richard Arnold, Andrew Barnes, Laura Henry, Edward Holland, Mariya Omelicheva, Peter Rutland, Edward Schatz, Caress Schenk, Andrei Semenov, Valerie Sperling, Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom, Mikhail Troitskiy, Judith Twigg, and Susanne Wengle

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Unpacking ‘Traditional Values’ in Russia’s Conservative Turn: Gender, Sexuality and the Soviet Legacy, Alexandra Novitskaya, Valerie Sperling, Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom, and Janet Elise Johnson

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Social Welfare Policy in Post-Transition Chile: Social Democratic or Neoliberal?, Paul W. Posner

Submissions from 2022

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Buen Vivir under Correa: The Rhetoric of Participatory Democracy, the Reality of Rentier Populism, Paul W. Posner

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Politics, law, and policing in reform era China, Suzanne E. Scoggins

Submissions from 2021

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Reevaluating the Chávez Regime: Participatory Democracy or Rentier Populism?, Paul W. Posner

Submissions from 2013

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Every Picture Tells a Story: The 2010 Round of Congressional Redistricting in New England, Robert G. Boatright, James R. Gomes, Diana Evans, John Baughman, Nicholas M. Giner, Dante J. Scala, Amelia Najjar, and Nicholas Rossi