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Congressman George Miller
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Former Congressman George Miller will join UC Berkeley as the Fall 2015 Matsui Lecturer.
Terri Bimes
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Have the Democratic elites already made a Biden presidency impossible?
Thomas Mann
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Is Lawrence Lessig the Democract's Trump?

IGS in the News

IGS Director Jack Citrin is quoted in today's Financial Times, commenting on presidential candidate Donald Trump's possible impact on the GOP's immigration position.

August 25, 2015

IGS Director Jack Citrin is quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article on presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' visit to the Bay Area and his impact on the Clinton presidential campaign.

August 11, 2015

Ethan Rarick is quoted in a Los Angeles Times analysis of the political legacy of the 1965 Watts riots. Rarick is Associate Director of IGS and director of the Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service.

August 6, 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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