Allison Neal
Monday, June 26, 2017
Congratulations to Allison Neal, the 2017 recipient of the Institute's Underhill Graduate Fellowship. Neal is a Ph.D. candidate in English whose research focuses on Anglo-American speech-based poetry composed between 1900 and 1975. By examining how various British and American cultural and governmental institutions sought...
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Monday, June 19, 2017
IGS affiliated-faculty member Eric Schickler has received four awards from the American Political Science Association for two books published last year. Schickler's book, Racial Realignment: The Transformation of American Liberalism, 1932-1965 , received the Woodrow Wilson Award, given annually to the best book on...
Lisa García Bedolla
Thursday, June 15, 2017
UC-Berkeley Vice Chancellor for Research A. Paul Alivisatos has appointed Professor Lisa García Bedolla, Chancellor’s Professor in the Graduate School of Education, as the next Director of IGS, effective July 1, 2017. García Bedolla is a distinguished scholar whose research focuses on how marginalization and inequality...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
IGS Director Jack Citrin has received the 2017 Harold Lasswell Award from the International Society of Political Psychology . The Lasswell award is given for "distinguished scientific contribution in the field of political psychology." It is named for Harold Lasswell , one of the first to apply psychology to the analysis...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Karen Chapple, Ph.D., an IGS Affiliated Faculty member, has been awarded a 2017 Chancellor's Award for Public Service , in the category of Faculty - Research in the Public Interest. The Chancellor's awards recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partnerships that embody UC Berkeley's proud tradition of public...
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The Berkeley IGS Poll examines important issues of California politics and public policy. The surveys, which will include different methodologies, will be released by the Institute throughout the year, and reflect IGS' ongoing research interest in issues of public opinion in California. Specific polling results can be...
A Peter, Carol Christ, Jack Citrin, Patrice Bugelas Brandt, Bill Brandt
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Institute of Governmental Studies celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Percy-Synar Awards on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Carol Christ, who is the Chancellor Designate, congratulated Jack Citrin, the Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies, and thanked Bill and Patrice Brandt for their generous donation that...
Sen. Alan Simpson to Serve as Matsui Lecturer
Friday, March 17, 2017
Former Senator Alan K. Simpson will join the University of California, Berkeley as the Spring 2017 Matsui Lecturer , spending a week in residence to deliver a major public lecture, speak in classes, meet with students and faculty, and generally participate in the life of the campus, the Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics...
Jack Citrin
Thursday, March 16, 2017
IGS is pleased to announce the creation of the Jack Citrin Center for Public Opinion Research, a new component of the Institute that will honor the retiring Director and advance the Institute’s core research mission. The Citrin Center will engage in nonpartisan, multidisciplinary research across a wide range of topics,...
Yuval Levin
Friday, February 3, 2017
Describing American politics as “drowning in frustration and anxiety,” author Yuval Levin of the Ethics and Public Policy Center spoke at IGS about his new book, The Fractured Republic: Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism . Levin cited the increasing frustration of American politics as starting...

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