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Posted on March 23, 2020
John Ishiyama has been nominated to be President-Elect of the APSA
Posted on November 14, 2019
American Political Science Association November Member of the Month!
Posted on October 8, 2019
The Vivian Castleberry Trailblazer Scholarship
Posted on October 3, 2019
Dr. Paul Hensel received the J. David Singer Data Innovation Award
Posted on September 20, 2019
2019 CLASS Award Winner
Posted on September 12, 2019
La Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana: Student Research Conference
Posted on September 12, 2019
A message from Dr. John Ishiyama, Professor and Political Science Graduate Advisor
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