Adrienne Hosek
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Congratulations to IGS graduate student Adrienne Hosek , who has just been hired to teach next year in the Political Science Department at UC Davis as an Assistant Professor. Hosek's research focuses on income inequality and redistributive politics in the United States, the statistics of causal inference, and survey...
Doug Ahler
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Douglas J. Ahler (MA '11) has been named the 2014 recipient of the David M. Howard Memorial Prize in American Politics. A graduate of Occidential College and UCLA, Doug is currently a PhD candidate in the Political Science department. Read more about Doug and the Howard Prize . Congratulations Doug!
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
We will be holding an information session for students interested in applying for the John Gardner Fellowship on Tuesday, Feb. 18th at 4:30 p.m. in the Matsui Center Study Room -- 117 Moses Hall. The John Gardner Fellowship selects six Fellows during the spring semester from among the graduating classes at UC Berkeley and...
Daniel Robert
Monday, February 10, 2014
Congratulations to Daniel Robert (MA '10), the 2014 recipient of the Fred Martin, Jr. American Political History award. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Chicago, Daniel is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of History. Read more about Daniel and the Martin Prize .
Howard Berman
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Former Congressman Howard Berman will join the Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) in April as the spring 2014 Matsui Lecturer. The Matsui Lecturer spends a week in residence on the Berkeley campus, during which the Lecturer speaks to classes, meets with students, delivers a primary lecture, and generally participates...
photo of Andrea Lawlor
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
The Institute of Governmental Studies is proud to welcome Andrea Lawlor as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Political Science Department. Lawlor's research interests are public policy and media analysis. “Currently, I’m working on a paper that addresses the relationship between people’s media intake and their likelihood of...
Stephanie Ullrich
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
John Gardner Fellow Stephanie Ullrich (placement: United Nations Development Programme - Global Environment Facility 2013-14) traveled to Namibia in January on behalf of the UNDP-GEF to partake in a training for Results Based Management (RBM), Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for UNDP supported GEF co-financed projects...
Crowd watching state of the union
Friday, January 31, 2014
About 100 people crowded into the IGS Library on Tuesday, January 28 for a State of the Union viewing party. A bipartisan crowd of students, faculty, and even special guest Speaker of the Assembly John A. Pérez watched the speech and the Republican response that followed. "There were a lot of students here who care a lot...
Susan Rasky
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
UC Berkeley's Journalism School is hosting a memorial to honor the late Susan Rasky, a longtime member of the IGS Faculty Advisory Committee and senior lecturer at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism for more than two decades. The memorial will take place February 23, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Graduate School of...
Shaudi Fulp
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Shaudi Falamaki Fulp, a current doctoral candidate in Political Science, has been selected to receive the 2014 Nelson W. Polsby Memorial Graduate Fellowship Award. Ms. Fulp’s research is focused on the top two primary election system recently adopted by California and its impact on voter turnout and behavior, particularly...

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