Department of Government Blog, April 2014




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The Department of Government is distinguished by the breadth and quality of its faculty, students, and curriculum. To support continued quality the Department of Government blog is dedicated to providing timely news, events, and items of interest pertaining to political science and the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin.



Contents: April 1 – (part 1) -- Manuel Balan Sweeps McGill Teaching Awards – Danny Hayes Beats Out John Sides for Best Prof Award Paul DeHart Edited Volume and Other Publications -- Recent Placements -- Kody Cooper Publications -- Trey Thomas Receives Clark Center Grant -- Making Waves: Kurt Weyland's New Book -- Neal Allen Receives Congressional Research Grant -- (part 2) -- Alex Hudson Article Published -- New Book by Kurt Senske – -- A Social History of Late -- Kenneth Williams Recent Publication Ottoman Women -- Recent Publications by James Lutz -- Political Elites in the Transatlantic Crisis -- Terri Givens Book Chapter -- Williams Appointed to PRQ Editorial Board -- Aaron Herold on John Locke -- Wallace Graves (1920-2011 ), Daniel O'Neil (1937-2012), Delbert Taebel (1934- 2012) -- (part 3) – Summer and Fall 2013 PhD Defenses -- Mine Tafolar Conference Presentations -- Luke Perez Paper at Western -- Dennis Hickey Recent Publication -- Arbour Promoted to Associate -- Ben Gregg's Latest Book Published -- Laura Seay Joins Monkey Cage -- Tom Pangle Named Outstanding Graduate Teacher -- Villalon Named Dean of International Center – (part 4) -- Manochehr Dorraj Receives Grant to Internationalize TCU -- C. Fred Alford Publishes New Book -- Ray Promoted at King's -- Ayca Arkilic Awarded Oxford Fellowship -- Michener Article in Governance -- (part 5) – Longhorn 2014 Midwest Papers – April 2- 25 – (reverse chronological order) – April 25 -- Can Equality be Legislated? – April 23 -- Max Richards is New UT System Student Regent –-- April 9 – Try Thomas wins Dirksen Grant – April 2 – Burdine Chronicles – April 2014 Letter from the Chair

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