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Thursday, June 26, 2014
The theme of the third Gardner Fellowship Alumni Retreat, held June 20-22 in Washington DC, was "...
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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Sean Barry ('09) an alum of IGS's Cal-in-Sacramento program, filed candidacy forms this week for...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
IGS is pleased to announce recent research publications by IGS affiliated faculty and graduate...


IGS hosted more than 30 events during the 2013-14 academic year, on topics ranging from California's Top Two primary, to drones in law enforcement, to defense and national security. If you missed any of these, or want to experience them again, check out our events  archive, where many are available in streaming video. 

IGS in the News

Senior research fellow Max Neiman wrote about the California Dept. of Technology's new public-private partnership with IBM - CalCloud - for Building a Smarter Planet.  

July 29, 2014

An article by Jack Citrin, David Carrillo, and Ethan Rarick on the proposed "Six Californias" initiative measure was published in the Daily Journal. Citrin is the director of the Institute of Governmental Studies; Carrillo is the director of the California Constitution Center; and Rarick is the director of the Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service.

July 23, 2014

IGS Director Jack Citrin was quoted in an ABC-7 News article on President Obama's recent Bay Area fundraising trip. 

July 23, 2014

New in the IGS Library

Europe's Contending Identities

Europe's Contending Identities edited by Andrew C. Gould and Anthony M. Messina (Cambridge), presents candid, in-depth assessments by 13 leading European and North American scholars covering the political processes that shape European identity formation. IGS Director Jack Citrin contributes a chapter entitled "E Pluribus Europa?" with Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor at the Department of Government School of Public Affairs, at the American University in Washington D.C.

Rep. Doris Matsui on supporting IGS

Rep. Doris Matsui is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 6th district, and a champion of the Robert T. Matsui Center at IGS. Named for her late husband, the Matsui Center promotes political participation by young people, and endows several student fellowships in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Learn how you can make a gift to support IGS and the Matsui Center.

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