Race, Inequality, Policing and the 2020 Election
On September 22, Vincent Hutchings, Shea Streeter and Christian Davenport presented new research on race, inequality, policing and the 2020 election during a panel discussion hosted by the University of Michigan Alumni Club of Washington, DC.
Testing Cannot Tell Whether Ballot-Marking Devices Alter Election Outcomes
September 30, 2020 | Noon to 1:00 PM EDT
Philip B. Stark, University of California Berkeley
Perspectives on the 2020 Presidential Election
October 22, 2020 | 4:00 to 5:30 PM EDT
Panelists: Vincent Hutchings, Jenna Bednar, and Angela Ocampo
Meet our faculty and staff
Yuen Yuen Ang Awarded Theda Skocpol Prize for Emerging Scholars
Posted September 24, 2020. Yuen Yuen Ang won the Theda Skocpol Prize by the American Political Science Association in recognition of her “impactful empirical, theoretical and/or methodological contributions to the study of comparative politics.” The prize recognizes emerging academics up to ten years post-PhD for scholarly excellence in political science. Congratulations!
Mai Hassan receives best article award
Posted August 31, 2020. Mai Hassan and Thomas O’Mealia won the best article award from the African Politics Conference Group of the American Political Science Association (APSA) for their article, “Uneven accountability in the wake of political violence: Evidence from Kenya’s ashes and archives,” Journal of Peace Research, 55(2), 161-174. Congratulations!
Arthur Lupia named Gerald R. Ford Distinguished University Professor of Political Science
Posted July 17, 2020. “Professor Lupia has been hailed as one of the leading political scientists of his generation,” Rackham Graduate School Dean Michael Solomon wrote in his recommendation. “He has contributed path-breaking and highly influential research in a wide variety of topics, including electoral behavior, public opinion, direct democracy, legislative organization, institutional design, policy implementation, and the impact of electronic media.” Read more in the University Record.
Vincent Hutichings appointed as a University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor
Posted July 17, 2020. Established in 2019, the University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship recognizes senior faculty who have shown a commitment to the university’s ideals of diversity, equity, and inclusion through their scholarship, teaching, or service and engagement. “These faculty members have demonstrable impact in their disciplines,” said Susan Collins, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. “It is truly gratifying to recognize and support these distinguished scholars.” Read more in the University Record.