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Harvard Government Faculty launch the Harvard Digital Lab for the Social Sciences, a new initiative to centralize social science research at the university dlabss.harvard.edu
"An Experiment Shows Bias Against Strangers on a Train" An article in the Wall Street Journal about the research of Prof. Ryan Enos http://online.wsj.com/articles/spanish-speakers-set-off-bias-in-the-suburbs-1407430353
Viridiana Rios' doctoral dissertation will be the recipient of the APSA's 2014 Leonard D. White Award Viridiana Rios' doctoral dissertation will be the recipient of the APSA's 2014 Leonard D. White Award (awarded annually for the best dissertation successfully defended during the previous two years in the field of public administration). 
Amanda Garrett has been awarded the 2014 Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award Amanda Garrett has been awarded the 2014 Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award.The Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award is given for the best dissertation on European Politics by the APSA Organized Section on European Politics and Society. 
Margaret E. Roberts, Brandon M. Stewart, Dustin Tingley, Christopher Lucas, Jetson Leder-Luis, Shana Gadarian, Bethany Albertson, and David Rand are the 2014 winners of the Society for Political Methodology's Harold F. Gosnell Prize Margaret E. Roberts, Brandon M. Stewart, Dustin Tingley, Christopher Lucas, Jetson Leder-Luis, Shana Gadarian, Bethany Albertson, and David Rand are the 2014 winners of the Society for Political Methodology's Harold F. Gosnell Prize for the best work in political methodology presented at any...
Sheena Chestnut Greitens Ph.D. has been selected by the APSA Politics and History Section’s Walter Dean Burnham Dissertation Award Committee The APSA Politics and History Section’s Walter Dean Burnham Dissertation Award Committee has selected Sheena Chestnut Greitens' dissertation, “Coercive Institutions and State Violence under Authoritarianism,” as a co-winner of this year’s prize.  
Visiting Prof. Aurel Braun on May 8, 2014 testified and submitted an invited brief on "North American Defense, Arctic Security and Russian Imperial Delusions" before the Parliamentary Committee in Ottawa Visiting Prof. Aurel Braun on May 8, 2014 testified and submitted an invited brief on "North American Defense, Arctic Security and Russian Imperial Delusions" before the Parliamentary Committee in Ottawa.
We Would Like to Invite You to Attend a Presentation on US Education in Global Perspective EVENT LIVE STREAMED: Not Just the Problems of Other People’s Children Not Just the Problems of Other People’s Children Featuring      http://www.hks.harvard.edu/pepg/PDF/Papers/PEPG14_01_NotJus
Pippa Norris awarded the 2014 Karl Deutsch Award It is our great pleasure to announce that IPSA has awarded the 2014 Karl Deutsch Award to Pippa Norris.The purpose of the Karl Deutsch Award is to honour a prominent scholar engaged in the cross-disciplinary research of which Karl Deutsch was a master. The award is made on the recommendation of the...
David Manella ’14, ImeIme Umana ’14, and Beatrice Walton ’14 win Hoopes Prize for outstanding senior thesis. Congratulations! David Manella, “Redefining the Stonewall: When, How, and Why the Gay Rights Movement Adopted Marriage Equality as its Top Priority” ImeIme Umana (joint with African-American Studies), “Racial Burden vs. Electoral Integrity: An Empirical Study of the Texas Voter Identification...

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