||Welcome to the NYU Department of Politics! This year we are welcoming to our ranks Melissa Schwartzberg (Associate Professor), Pablo Querubin (Assistant Professor) and Arturas Rozenas (Assistant Professor). In addition among affiliated faculty, Rachel Brulé is joining us for 2013/14 before moving to NYU Abu Dhabi.
Over the past year members of the Politics Department obtained a number of important recognitions. Alastair Smith was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Becky Morton and Josh Tucker have been appointed as the inaugural editors of the Journal of Experimental Political Science. In addition, Oeindrila Dube and Omar García-Ponce recently were given the lead article in the August 2013 issue of the American Political Science Review for their co-authored piece entitled “Cross-Border Spillover: U.S. Gun Laws and Violence in Mexico.”