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June 14, 2010


A huge congratulations to Sheryl Lightfoot for winning the American Political Science Association's 2010 Best Dissertation on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Award for her dissertation Indigenous Global Politics.

June 8, 2010

Welcome to our new faculty members

Andrew Karch, Arleen C. Carlson Associate Professor, and Yves Winter, Assistant Professor.

Professor Andrew Karch specializes in the study of American state politics and public policy. He is the author of Democratic Laboratories: Policy Diffusion among the American States (University of Michigan Press, 2007). His current research projects examine the evolution of American preschool education, the politics of embryonic stem cell research, and the impact of campaign advertisements on voter turnout.

Professor Yves Winter specializes in political theory, the history of political thought and critical theory. He received his Ph.D. in 2009 from the University of California, Berkeley. Currently, he holds a Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship.