Recent articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education have reported allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by Professor Jorge Dominguez, a faculty member in our department. We in the Department of Government were appalled to hear of these concerns...
Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard professors and authors of “How Democracies Die,” believe the polarization in the U.S. over issues involving race, religion, and culture could threaten democracy.
Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, the authors of the new book 'How Democracies Die,' join Morning Joe to discuss why they write in their book about the danger of leaders 'who subvert the very process that brought them to power.'
Sheena Greitens' (PhD graduate / Assistant Professor University of Missouri / Harvard Academy Fellow 2017-18) 2016 book, “Dictators and Their Secret Police: Coercive Institutions and State Violence” is the co-winner (along with Jessica Stanton’s book ("Violence and Restraint in Civil War: Civilian Targeting in the Shadow of International Law") of the 2017 International Studies Association’s annual “Best Book” Award.
Matthew Blackwell is the winner of this year's Gosnell Prize for his paper "Instrumental Variable Methods for Conditional Effects and Causal Interaction in Voter Mobilization Experiments". The Gosnell Prize for Excellence in Political Methodology is awarded for the best work in political methodology presented at any political science conference during the preceding year.
Ranjit Lall is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University. His research interests are in the area of international political economy, with a focus on international institutions, global governance, financial regulation, and quantitative methods. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a first-class...
Yue “Iza” Ding’s dissertation, Invisible Sky, Visible State: Environmental Governance and Political Support in China, has been selected for the Best Dissertation Award of the Section on Urban and Local Politics of the American Political Science Association.
Daniel Koss’s dissertation, Where the Party Rules: Party-Based Authoritarianism and the Reach of the Chinese State has been selected for the Walter Dean Burnham Best Dissertation Award of the section on History and Politics of the American Political Science Association.