Ethan Rarick
Thursday, July 30, 2015
State governments across the West are generally doing better financially than during...
Zachary Raden
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Writing my final blog, I sit staring at my computer screen in reflection...
Gladys Rosario
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time is flying by here at the Alameda County of Education. It’s amazing to think that...


IGS hosted nearly 30 events during the 2014-15 academic year, on topics ranging from the Scottish independence referendum, to implementation of the Affordable Care Act, 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

IGS Resident Scholar Thomas Mann was interviewed by NPR's Linda Wertheimer on the Supreme Court's decision to allow non-partisan commissions to draw districts. 

July 2, 2015

Ethan Rarick is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on Gov. Jerry Brown's efforts focus lawmakers' attention on the problems with California's roads. 

July 1, 2015

Jeff Cummins of Fresno State, the author of the IGS-published Boom and Bust, is quoted in the Los Angeles Times on the state's vulnerability to a future recession.  

June 17, 2015

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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