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Please join the Political Science Department in congratulating the 14 students inducted into the Delta Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. This is a highly competitive process, with no more than eight percent of each graduating class being inducted. 

Urja Mittal C'14 co-authored "Public Misunderstanding of Political Facts: How Question Wording Affected Estimates of Partisan Differences in Birtherism" in Public Opinion Quarterly, one of the premier academic journals for research on public opinion. 

Summaries of undergraduate and graduate level courses offered by the department for the Fall 2014 semester are availabe on the Courses page. 

The Dean's Office awarded Osman Balkan (Comparative Politics), Guzman Castro (Comparative Politics), Joe Lin (International Relations), and Sid Rothstein (Political Theory) Penfield Fellowships in order to support dissertation research. 

The American Journal of Political Science announced that the journal's 2014 editorial board will contain two members of the Penn Political Science Department: Guy Grossman and Matt Levendusky.

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