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 awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa for his contribution to the field of international relations and to the study of war and peace.
  • Prof. David Stasavage has been named as a Julius Silver Professor in recognition of his accomplishments in the field of political science.
  • 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

  • December

    Friday, December 4, 12:30 p.m.


    Barry Weingast

  • Friday, December 11, 12:30 p.m.


    Avi Acharya