Congratulations to the graduating class of 2015! This year, our PhD students landed tenure-track positions at Georgetown University, University of Michigan, University of Southern California, and Yale-NUS College and postdoctoral fellowships at the Center for Global Development, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, University of Chicago, and University of Gothenburg.


  • Prof. Bruce Bueno de Mesquita has been named the recipient of the 2016 Susan Strange Award from the International Studies Association.
  • Member of NYU's Social Media and Political Participation Lab have a new paper published in Psychological Science on political polarization on Twitter.  Read the abstract here.
  • Drew Dimmery won the John Williams Prize from the Society for Political Methodology for the best dissertation prospectus submitted in Academic Year 2014-15.
  • Prof. David Stasavage won the Michael Wallerstein Prize from the American Political Science Association for his paper "Was Weber Right? The Role of Urban Autonomy in Europe's Rise".
  • Prof. David Stasavage was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  • Prof. Patrick Egan is featured on CSPAN's BookTV to discuss his book Partisan Priorities: How Issue Ownership Drives and Distorts American Politics.  Watch the interview here.
  • Prof. Anna Harvey is also featured on CSPAN's BookTV to discuss her book A Mere Machine: The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy.  Watch the interview here.

Upcoming Events

  • October

    Friday, October 16, 12:30 p.m.


    Anthony Fowler

  • Friday, October 23, 12:30 p.m.


    Thomas Fujiwara

  • Friday, October 30, 12:30 p.m.


    Dana Foarta