Faculty News

Donald Klein, Professor Emeritus of Asian Studies (1973-1996), passed away at the age of 88 last month. Read more about his career and achievements >

Jeff Berry, Skuse Professor of American Politics, and Jim Glaser, Professor and Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, wrote an article for the Political Science Quarterly on "Compromising Positions: Why Republican Partisans Are More Rigid than Democrats." Read more >

Kelly Greenhill, Associate Professor and Director of the International Relations Program, co-authored a piece in Science Magazine describing how "the rise of fake news highlights the erosion of long-standing institutional bulwarks against misinformation in the internet age." Read more >

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Upcoming Events

Popular Sovereignty - A Discussion with Jan Werner Muller & Rick Valelly
Mon., April 23, 2018 | 12:00pm
Rabb Room, Tisch College
Lunch will be served
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Senior Honors Thesis Exchange Symposium
Fri., April 27, 2018 | 8:30am-3:30pm
(Lunch & Keynote at 12noon)
Chase Dining Room
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PS/IR End of the Year BBQ!
Mon., April 30, 2018 | 11:30am-2:00pm
Tisch Library Roof (rain relocation: Remis Sculpture Court)
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