Political Science News

Political Science Undergraduates Share Policy Research in Sacramento

Undergraduates in political science and other majors at UC Davis shared their research on pressing California policy issues in a fast-paced poster session at the UC Center Sacramento’s Undergraduate Research Showcase. The showcase included students from all nine University of California campuses who have spent the summer at UC Center Sacramento. 

Prof. Adams promoted to Distinguished Professor

We are delighted to announce that on the basis of his excellence in teaching, research, and service, Professor Jim Adams has been promoted to "Distinguished Professor."  Congratulations!

Ph.D. Student Wins Prestigious Dissertation Award

Congratulations to PhD candidate Rana McReynolds who will receive a Ruth B. Mandel Dissertation Research Award from the Center for American Women and Politics to support "the next generation of gender and politics researchers to yield progress for women in U.S. politics."

Grad Students Publish Paper with Institute for Replication

Graduate Students Alice Malmberg and Daniel Scates have published a paper with the Institute for Replication on "Flight to Safety: COVID-Induced Changes in the Intensity of Status Quo Preference and Voting Behavior: A Comment on Bisbee and Honig."  You can read it here.  

Faculty Research Productivity is #6 Nationally!

On a per-person basis, our faculty has been the 6th most productive nationally and the top UC Political Science department according to this study in the journal PS: Political Science and Politics.