speaker at Brexit Trump conference
Thursday, September 7, 2017
The year 2016 was a tumultuous time in US and UK politics: British voters chose to exit the EU and American voters elected Donald Trump as president. On August 30 th 2017, the Anglo-American Studies Program at the Institute of Governmental Studies sponsored a day-long conference, Brexit-Trump: What’s Next for the US, UK...
Lisa Garcia Bedolla
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Dear Members of the IGS Community, Greetings from Moses Hall and welcome to the 2017-2018 school year. I am excited to take on the role as IGS Director and privileged to join such an enthusiastic and dedicated group of students, faculty and community members. I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself to you. I am a Cal...
Jack Citrin
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Jack Citrin is a Professor of the Graduate School, Department of Political Science and Director Emeritus, Institute of Governmental Studies. What are some of the larger themes and questions that inform your work? My work has always been informed by one major theme: the bonds - or lack thereof - between citizens and...
Cal-in-Sacramento Fellow Greg Fidell, Cal Alumni Association Executive Director Cloey Hewlett, and Cal-in-Sacramento Fellows Leaje Morris and Dominick Williams
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Legislators, leading state administrators and others gathered near the Capitol for the annual Cal-in-Sacramento summer reception, celebrating the Matsui Center program that each year places more than 30 Berkeley students in internships among California's leaders. Sen. Henry Stern, who graduated from the Berkeley Law School...
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...
photo of Eric Schickler
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
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...
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...
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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...

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