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Minhye Joo awarded a RSF Dissertation Research Grant

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Minhye Joo on her Dissertation Research Grant from The Russell Sage Foundation. The grant will support Joo's work on how immigrants' experiences with bureaucrats shape their political attitudes and behavior.

Minority-Serving Institution Research Academy

UCR undergraduate? Apply to join the Fall 2023 cohort of fellows in the Minority-Serving Institution Research Academy (MSIRA), a program at UC Riverside funded by the National Science Foundation.

Stefan Kehlenback

Stefan Kehlenback (Ph.D. 2022) has accepted an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Politics at SUNY Albany. Kehlenback is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto and will join SUNY Albany in the fall.

The national political science honors society, Pi Sigma Alpha, back at UCR

A chapter of the national political science honors society, Pi Sigma Alpha, has been re-established at UCR, after an 8 year absence.


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