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Each spring term, the department recognizes outstanding undergraduate students through our Departmental Awards, cash prizes to honor academic excellence performance and community service. Applications are accepted starting in January, and a list of our 2012 honorees can be seen here.
Professor Jonathan Woon won an Honorable Mention award for the best paper presented at the 2010 APSA Meetings for the organized section on Experimental Research.
The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Political Science invites applications for a one year postdoctoral fellowship in applied political theory. This position will be renewable for a second year and the department has a strong preference for candidates who may wish to stay two years.
Professor George Krause wins the 2012 Herbert Simon Award from the Midwest Public Administration Caucus for contributions to the scientific study of bureaucracy.
Hays wins Gosnell Prize for Excellence in Political Methodology
Prof. Susan B. Hansen has announced her retirement from the University of Pittsburgh, after joining the Political Science faculty in 1980. Please consider donating to the Susan B. Hansen Fund to celebrate her distinguished career.
Guy Peters will receive an honorary doctorate from the Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance in Estonia.