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Benjamin Gregg Publishes Book on Human Rights

Human rights are political, not theological

Thu, Dec 22, 2011


Sean Theriault Analyzes Payroll Tax Cut Impasse for CNN

Why The Gingrich Senators are no solution to DC gridlock

Wed, Dec 21, 2011


Clem Henry Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor emeritus honored by Middle East Studies Association

Thu, Dec 15, 2011


Policy Agendas Project Mined in Senate Report

Tom Coburn (R-OK) uses Policy Agendas Project data to defend GAO budget

Tue, Dec 6, 2011


Rights and American Constitutional Identity

Listen to Gary Jacobsohn's podcast

Mon, Nov 21, 2011


An Insider's Look at Tunisia's First Free and Fair Election

Matt Buehler reports from Tunisia

Fri, Nov 18, 2011


Understanding Military Responses to Revolt in the Arab World

Zoltan Barany analyzes the military’s role in revolution

Tue, Oct 11, 2011


Issue Attention and Presidential Elections

Matt Vandenbroek publishes article on why partisans defect in presidential elections

Wed, Aug 31, 2011


Testing the Media’s Impact on Politics

Austin Hart awarded NSF grant

Tue, Aug 30, 2011


Faculty and Alumni Receive APSA Top Honors

Awards won for research and teaching

Mon, Aug 29, 2011


William Astor Kirk, 1922-2011

Kirk broke racial barriers at UT

Fri, Aug 19, 2011


Is Rick Perry Electable?

Bruce Buchanan joins NYT debate

Tue, Aug 16, 2011


Policy Agendas Project Goes Global

Special journal issue dedicated to Comparative Policy Agendas Project

Wed, Jul 13, 2011


Elections in the Arab World: Do They Matter?

New article urges scholars to look beyond electoral arena

Thu, Jul 7, 2011


Obama's Trench Warfare

Peter Trubowitz publishes commentary in The National Interest

Wed, Jun 15, 2011


2011 William Jennings Bryan Prize Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2011 Honors class!

Wed, May 18, 2011


University Undergraduate Scholarships Awarded

GOV majors receive Presidential and Rapoport Scholarships

Tue, May 3, 2011


Political Theory Lectures Available Online

Pangle on education and democracy; Tulis on constitutional decay

Thu, Apr 28, 2011


Why do States Consult International Organizations?

New book analyzes domestic politics and multilateral authorization for war

Fri, Apr 22, 2011


Testament to a Longhorn Education

Shelby Carvalho named Dean’s Distinguished Graduate

Wed, Apr 20, 2011


Johnny Meyer Wins NSF Research Fellowship

Graduate student awarded nation’s premier fellowship

Tue, Apr 12, 2011


Politics and Strategy

New book helps explain American grand strategy

Fri, Apr 1, 2011


The Gingrich Senators and Senate Polarization

New research details House “contamination” of Senate

Mon, Feb 28, 2011


Texans Oppose Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts, Poll Finds

Public opinion: cut the budget, just not anything in it

Thu, Feb 24, 2011


New Democracies, Same as the Old?

New research expands comparative understanding of campaigns and elections

Fri, Feb 18, 2011


The Scholar’s Dilemma

Thomas Pangle analyzes civic virtue, skepticism and the hazards of theory

Tue, Feb 1, 2011


Tracking Latino Representation in American Politics

Jason Casellas publishes leading book on Latino representation

Wed, Jan 26, 2011


Are Democracy and Liberty Compatible?

Graduate student Steven Pittz analyzes Tocqueville

Tue, Jan 4, 2011


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