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About the Department
Charlie Lesch is this year’s winner of Harvard’s Bowdoin Prize for essays in the English language. Charlie Lesch is this year’s winner of Harvard’s Bowdoin Prize for essays in the English language.  
Michael Sandel leads discussion of democracy at Britain's Parliament "Michael Sandel leads discussion of democracy at Britain's Parliament"http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2015/01/democracy-debated-in-parliament/
Professor Eric Nelson's most recent book, _The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding_ (Harvard/Belknap 2014), has received the Society of the Cincinnati History Prize for 2015. Professor Eric Nelson's most recent book, _The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding_ (Harvard/Belknap 2014), has received the Society of the Cincinnati History Prize for 2015.
Professor Daniel M. Smith published the analysis of the 2014 Japanese election in The Monkey Cage blog at The Washington Post Professor Daniel M.
Danielle Allen named to Harvard posts Eminent political theorist Danielle S. Allen, M.A. ’98, Ph.D.
Professor Joshua Kertzer received the CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Council of Graduate Schools for the best dissertation in the social sciences in the past two years. Professor Joshua Kertzer received the CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Council of Graduate Schools for the best dissertation in the social sciences in the past two years.
Michael George ’15 Awarded Marshall Scholarship Michael George has been awarded a prestigious Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in the U.K. He will be studying comparative social policy at the University of Oxford and economic history at the London School of Economics.
A Conversation with Tom Brokaw and Professor Mary Elise Sarotte A Conversation with Tom Brokaw and Professor Mary Elise SarotteTom Brokaw, broadcast journalism legend and NBC News Special Correspondent, discussed “Witnessing the Fall of the Berlin Wall” with Mary Elise Sarotte, Harvard Visiting Professor of Government and History in the John F....
"The Trouble With Campaign Volunteers" - A New York Times article about research by Prof. Ryan Enos and Prof. Eitan Hersh (Yale) "The Trouble With Campaign Volunteers" - New York Times article about research by Prof. Ryan Enos and Prof. Eitan D. Hersh (Yale) http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/08/upshot/the-trouble-with-campaign-volun...
"The Great Emancipator, Bent Over His Commas" Wall Street Journal article by Ph.D. candidate John Harpham http://online.wsj.com/articles/book-review-lincolns-selected-writings-ed...

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