Category Archives: Best

Website wins APSA Award

Prof. Jeff Ladewig, Prof. Sam Best, Cliff Vickrey (POLS PhD student), Prof. Brian Krueger (URI), have won the Best Instructional Software Award from the American Political Science Association for their website, Dimpledchad.info. Congratulations! Advertisements

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Tracy Defends Senior Thesis

Sam Tracy ’13 defended his senior thesis, “Determinants of Electoral Support for Marijuana Legalization in the United States.” (abstract below) He was advised by Prof. Sam Best. Congratulations!               Abstract: This paper provides one … Continue reading

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Kempf Defends Senior Thesis

Christopher Kempf ’13 successfully defended his senior thesis, “The Broken Promise of Electoral Fusion: Ballot Law, Elections and the Failure of Third Party Politics in Connecticut and the United States.” He was advised by Prof. Sam Best. Congratulations!     … Continue reading

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Best at HuffPo: “Dispelling Myths About the 2012 Election”

Prof. Sam Best co-authored an article at Huffington Post: “Dispelling Myths About the 2012 Election.” Congratulations!

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Best on Gallup Poll

Prof. Sam Best co-authored a post over at The Monkey Cage on problems with the Gallup polls. Congratulations!

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Best on the Campaign at HuffPost

Prof. Sam Best co-authored a post over at HuffPost on the impact of the presidential campaign on voters. Congratulations!

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Dimpled Chad featured at UConn Today

Dimpled Chad, a new electoral website run by Profs. Best and Ladewig as well as Clifford Vickrey (a POLS graduate student) and URI Prof. Brian Krueger, was featured at UConn Today.

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