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Thursday, October 9, 2014
The Institute of Governmental Studies has released guides to the six ballot measures on the November 4 California General Election ballot on the California Choices website at: http://californiachoices.org/measures-2014-11 In addition to voter resources and in-depth analyses of the propositions, the site features a View...
Mary Bono
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The Matsui Center at IGS is pleased to announce that former Congresswoman Mary Bono will be the Spring 2015 Matsui Lecturer. Bono, a Republican, served in the House of Representatives for 15 years, from 1998 until 2013, representing central and eastern Riverside County, including Palm Springs. As a Matsui Lecturer , she...
Laiza Garcia
Friday, September 19, 2014
Laiza Garcia , a member of the IGS National Advisory Council, has been named to the Calnewsroom.com list of the " Capitol's 100 Best & Brightest " for 2014. Garcia is the PAC Director for the California Association of REALTORS®, handling the political resources for one of the top trade associations in the state...
Friday, September 19, 2014
The IGS community gathered in the library on September 17 to welcome new grad students and reconnect with old friends.
Rick Perlstein reading at IGS Library
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Rick Perlstein brought Ronald Reagan back to life in an animated discussion of his new book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan , at the IGS Library on September 10. Reagan is the protagonist of Perlstein's book, which analyzes the tumultous period in American history from 1973-76 that included...
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Thursday, September 4, 2014
Members of the IGS academic community were well represented with honors and awards at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association held in Washington DC on August 28-31. IGS affiliated faculty, graduate students and alums were singled out with prestigious awards as follows: Faculty: Professor David...
Laiza Garcia
Friday, August 29, 2014
Ms. Laiza Garcia, the current PAC Director with the California Association of REALTORS®, joins the IGS National Advisory Council effective September 1 for a three-year term. Ms. Garcia is responsible for managing the political resources for one of the top trade associations in the state under its CREPAC . Before joining...
American Identity and the Politics of Multiculturalism
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
American Identity and the Politics of Multiculturalism , a new book by IGS Director Jack Citrin, has been published by Cambridge University Press. Citrin and co-author David Sears use national public opinion data and public opinion data from Los Angeles to compare ethnic differences in patriotism and ethnic identity and...
William Brandt
Monday, August 25, 2014
William A. Brandt Jr. has been named Chairman of the IGS National Advisory Council , effective at the beginning of the fall semester, replacing Darius Anderson , who is stepping down after seven years in the role. “IGS is fortunate to have insightful and generous supporters such as Darius Anderson and Bill Brandt,” said...

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