News Archive

Professor Jeffrey Green's book, The Eyes of the People, is the topic of a newly released German edited volume, Okulare Demokratie: Der Bürger als Zuschauer, which includes ten papers on ocular democracy.   

At the American Political Science Association's 2017 Annual Meeting, PhD candidate Patricia Posey received the Byran Jackson Dissertation Research on Minority Politics Award. The award recognizes the outstanding scholarship by a graduate student in the area of race and urban politics.     

Professor Diana Mutz's book, In Your Face Politics, received the Doris Graber Award for the best Book on Political Communication in the last 10 years. She is the first ever two-time winner of the award.   

Professor Rogers Smith was voted President-Elect of the American Political Science Association for 2017-2018. This is the start of a three year term on the Executive Committee of the American Political Science Association Council, including this year as President-Elect; 2018-2019 as President; and 2019-2020 as Past President.  Professor Smith is the first member of the Penn Political Science Department to serve as APSA President.    

PhD candidate Gemma Dipoppa's latest article on criminal organizations in Italy entitled "Mafia, Elections and Violence against Politicians," coauthored with Gianmarco Daniele, was published in the Journal of Public Economics.    

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