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About the Department
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...
"Revolutionary thinker Professor's revisionist study focuses on Parliament" article in the Gazette about Prof. Eric Nelson's new book In his new book, “The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding,” Robert M. Beren Professor of Government Eric Nelson focuses on abuses of the British Parliament, rather than the actions of the crown, as the central force behind the Revolution.
Opinion Article in The Wall Street Journal by Prof. Paul E. Peterson "How the Education Spendthrifts Get Away With It" htt
Prof. Daniel Carpenter and his co-author Prof. Colin Moore, a former Ph.D. student currently teaching at the University of Hawaii, have the lead article in the August 2014 American Political Science Review. Prof. Daniel Carpenter and his co-author Prof. Colin Moore, a former Ph.D. student currently teaching at the University of Hawaii, have the lead article in the August 2014 American Political Science Review.  The title of the article is " When Canvassers Became Activists: Antislavery...
Political Institutions and Party-Directed Corruption in South America: Stealing for the Team was selected as the runner-up for the William H. Riker Book Award awarded by the Political Economy Section of the American Political Science Association. Political Institutions and Party-Directed Corruption in South America: Stealing for the Team (Cambridge University Press, 2013), authored by former Ph.D. graduate Associate Professor Daniel Gingerich University of Virginia, was selected as the runner-up for the William H. Riker Book Award awarded...

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