About the Department
From the very beginning, the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago has been a pioneer in the development of social scientific understandings of government and politics. Harold Gosnell, Harold Lasswell, Grant McConnell, Duncan MacRae, Charles Merriam, Hans Morgenthau, Herbert Storing, and Quincy Wright all taught at Chicago.
Politics @ UChicago News
Professor William Howell's book The Wartime President: Executive Influence and Nationalizing Politics of Threat is now available via podcast. Co-authors include Saul Jackman and Jon Rogowski. Click here to listen.
Congratulations to Professors Benjamin Lessing, Paul Staniland, and Forrest Stuart for having received support from the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society for a project on "The State, Violence, and Social Control in the Contemporary World." For more information on the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, click here.
Professor John Brehm is unanimously selected as the winner of the 2014 Midwest Public Administration Caucus Herbert Simon Award for his contribution to the study of bureaucracy.
Adria Lawrence, UChicago Ph.D., has published her new book, Imperial Rule and the Politics of Nationalism: Anti-Colonial Protest in the French Empire.
Political Science News
The Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Political Science Association will take place in Chicago from August 29 through September 1, 2013.