See Kunle’s piece on colonialism, development and democratization in the latest issue of the APSA-CD Newsletter, February 2014
Read Mark’s fascinating article on the Crimean War. Yes, there was alcohol involved.
Political Science Professor David M. Barrett published the article linked below in “Roll Call,” a publication widely read on Capitol Hill, about an angry ongoing dispute between the head of the CIA and the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee over alleged spying by the CIA on Senate staff members.
Mark Schrad’s Vodka Politics is due out very soon. To tide you over till then, check out Mark’s related piece in Politico on vodka and Russian diplomacy.
We’d like to share some very good news we have received over the past couple of weeks at PSC:
Jess Wamala, PSC ’12 and current MA student in PSC, has just been named a 2014 Rhodes Scholar. We are overjoyed with this bit of breaking news.
Prof. David Barrett has a new piece in Salon about romanticizing JFK on the anniversary of his assassination.
Prof. Mark Schrad’s as-of-yet unpublished book on Vodka Politics has been named one of the year’s best nonfiction books by blogger and economist, Tyler Cowen.
Prof. Maria Toyoda has been named an SSRC Abe Fellow for 2014-2016. She was also named editor of The Japanese Political Economy Journal earlier this year.
Her name is misspelled, but we know who they mean. Catherine sees many of the roots of conflict in domestic politics: