Research & Scholarship

Excellence in Scholarship and Research

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Members of the Department are actively engaged in research. Our faculty have authored books with the Brookings Institution Press, Cambridge University Press, Century Foundation Press, Cornell University Press, Harvard University Press, M.I.T. Press, Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press, Yale University Press, Tufts University Press, Northern Illinois University Press, and Pennsylvania State University Press.

Tufts bylines also have appeared in such journals as American Behavioral Scientist, American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Diplomatic History, East European Politics and Societies, Harvard Asia Quarterly, International Organizations, International Security, The Journal of Politics, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Local Environment, Middle East Journal, Modern China, Political Behavior, Political Theory, PS: Political Science and Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Review of International Political Economy, Security Studies, Twentieth-Century China, History of Political Thought, Review of Politics, and World Politics.


Awards and Prizes for Scholarship

AY 2016-2017

Deborah Schildkraut, in collaboration with Professors from various universities, has been awarded a Russell Sage Foundation 2017 Grant through their Race, Ethnicity and Immigration Program to study attitudes about state and federal approaches to immigration in Arizona and New Mexico. Read more about their RSF project, Sub-federal Immigration Policy and Belonging.

Jeff Taliaferro has won a fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for AY 2017-2018. He will be in residence in Washington DC for the academic year of the fellowship to focus on the completion of his book, Frenemies: Alliance Coercion and Nonproliferation in US Foreign Policy.

Vickie Sullivan has been named the Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science, starting September 2017, to honor her many achievements and contributions to the field of political theory and the history of political thought.Vickie Sullivan has been named the Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science, starting September 2017, to honor her many achievements and contributions to the field of political theory and the history of political thought.

Ioannis Evrigenis’s article, "Digital Tools and the History of Political Thought: The Case of Jean Bodin," won the 2016 RSA-TCP Article Prize in Digital Renaissance Research at the Renaissance Society of America annual meeting in Chicago. The article, in part, discusses findings based on the Bodin Project, which was funded in part by a Tufts Innovates grant.

Kelly Greenhill has been awarded the 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to, as the TuftsNow press release states, "further her research on how rumors, conspiracy theories, myths, propaganda, and entertainment media influence the beliefs and decision-making of individuals and governments" for her upcoming book, Extra-Factual Sources of Threat Conception and Proliferation in International Politics.


More detailed information on completed and ongoing research can be found on the individual faculty web pages.