Category Archives: Comparative Politics

Scruggs wins prestigious Russell Sage fellowship

Professor Lyle Scruggs has been selected as a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York City. While there, he will be working on a book that examines the historical evolution of social welfare programs around the world … Continue reading

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García presents papers on gender, politics, and Mexico

Yazmín García Trejo, a POLS graduate student, presented the paper, “Gaps or Contexts? Gender Differences in Political knowledge among adolescents in Mexico” at the 2012 International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (San Francisco, CA) on May 26, 2012. … Continue reading

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Prof. Singer on “Elections, Electoral Behavior, & Economy in L. America”

Prof. Matthew Singer presented at a workshop in Quebec City on “Elections, Electoral Behavior, and the Economy in Latin America.” (view here starting about 2:10)(Part I of the workshop is here) The workshop was hosted by the Research Chair on Democracy … Continue reading

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Prof. Art Explains European Radical Right Parties (Audio)

Prof. David Art argued (MP3) (Powerpoint) that party organization best explains why some radical right parties in Europe succeed while others fail or fragment. (Scroll down for pix!!) Based on interviews and other research in multiple European countries, Art questioned … Continue reading

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Prof. Art on Europe’s Radical Right (Apr. 14)

Please join us for the final lecture this semester in the Alan R. Bennett Lecture Series: Prof. David Art, Tufts University “Inside the Radical Right: The Development of Anti-Immigrant Parties in Western Europe” Thursday, April 14, 2011 12:15 pm Monteith … Continue reading

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Singer talk on Economic Perceptions & Govt. Support in Latin America (Audio)

This talk is over but you can still listen: MP3 (In the talk, Prof. Singer does make reference to tables in Powerpoint.) Please join us for a talk by Prof. Matt Singer “Campesinos o Banqueros? Economic Perceptions and Government Support … Continue reading

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In memory: Prof. Norman Kogan

From Dr. Mark Boyer, Professor and Department Head, Political Science: “It is with sadness that I write to let you know that our emeritus colleague Norman Kogan recently passed away. In our department, Norman specialized in Comparative Western Europe with … Continue reading

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