The Department of Political Science congratulates recent Ph.D. program graduates Blake E. Garcia and Cameron Wimpy for winning the European Political Science Association’s 2016 award for the best published paper. Their paper, titled “Does Information Lead to Emulation? Spatial Dependence in Anti-Government Violence” was published in the January 2016 issue of the journal Political Science Research and Methods. Garcia and Wimpy wrote this paper together while they were Ph.D. students and presented it a conference hosted by the Department and the European Union Center in 2013 on “Spatial Models of Politics in Europe and Beyond.”
On Sept. 1, 2022, the Department of Political Science became part of the Bush School of Government & Public Service.