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Madeleine Albright to UC San Diego Grads: Find Your Voice

June 6, 2019

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright will deliver the keynote address to the graduating class at the University of California San Diego, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the U.S.

UC San Diego Professors Join Prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 2, 2024

Two UC San Diego faculty members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Stephan Haggard, Distinguished Research Professor of political science in UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy, and Kenneth Intriligator, Distinguished Professor of physics.

Political Lessons from the Past

December 6, 2018

“Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell Into Tyranny” by Department of History professor Edward J. Watts explores what factors made the 500-year republic susceptible to collapse, where lessons from the the past can apply to today’s political climate.

UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Launches Podcast Miniseries

January 18, 2024

The UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) has launched a new podcast miniseries, “The State of the World.” In the first episode, which aired Jan. 15, Susan Shirk and Tai Ming Cheung discuss the state of U.S.-China relations.

Voting Boost

December 15, 2022

Election research pioneered by UC San Diego political scientist Zoltan Hajnal is not only having a real-world impact in California, but is starting to take root beyond the state.

Marco Werman of the ‘The World’ from GBH and PRX to Host the Public Radio Program from UC San Diego

June 15, 2022

Marco Werman, host of the international news program “The World” from GBH and PRX, will serve as Journalist in Residence for UC San Diego’s Department of Communication and will host the public radio show from a new broadcast studio located in the university department.

Monitors and Meddlers

September 1, 2022

…increase the quality of democracy because candidates and parties are less likely to cheat if they know international monitors are going to be there to observe the election,” Prather said. “But we wondered, what do voters think when they see these international actors in their polling stations? Does that influence…

Groundwork Books Remains Grounded in Activism and Democracy

November 21, 2023

Groundwork Books Collective is the campus’s only cooperatively managed bookstore and one of three volunteer worker collectives at UC San Diego.

How Do Civil Wars Happen?

January 13, 2022

…sometimes referred to as partial-democracy, comes in different flavors and can sometimes be sustained peacefully for decades. “Singapore is the longest-running anocracy,” said Walter. “It has elections in which almost all citizens participate, but there’s no real competition for political office. The ruling People’s Action Party always wins. But there…

Can Americans Trust Elections?

November 1, 2018

…signs of a failing democracy. Prather just returned from the country of Georgia to study its presidential election, which took place Oct. 28. What do the two countries halfway around the world have in common? Foreign actors meddling in their elections in an effort to influence the outcome. As the…

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