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Hire a UF PhD!

Published: Sep 29th, 2018

Amanda Edgell: I am a PhD candidate in Comparative Politics at the University of Florida. Prior to joining UF, I spent twelve months in the Democratic Republic of the Congo overseeing… Read More

Where have we placed our recent PhD students?

Published: Sep 25th, 2018

Oumar Ba, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Morehouse College; Lina Benabdallah, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics and International Affairs, Wake Forest University; Scott Feinstein, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor, Iowa State University;… Read More

Please join us in welcoming our outstanding class of incoming PhD students! Welcome to the #GatorNation!

Published: Aug 20th, 2018

Clockwise, starting bottom left: Matthew Benchimol (IR) Prajakta Gupte (Comparative) LaRaven Temoney (American) Sarah Hollmann (Comparative) Glen Billesbach (Theory) Kelly Richardson (American) TJ Harrington (American) Yuanxin Wang (Theory) Anqi Yang… Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Zach Selden on his Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor!

Published: Aug 12th, 2018

Zachary Selden received his Ph.D. from the University of California – Los Angeles in 1996. He is the author of Economic Sanctions as Instruments of American Foreign Policy (Praeger, 1999), Alignment, Alliance,… Read More

We’re pleased to announce the Promotion to Full Professor of Dr. Sharon Austin!

Published: Aug 12th, 2018

Dr. Sharon Wright Austin is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida and has also taught courses at the Universities of Louisville, Michigan, and Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Austin… Read More

Congratulations to our four freshly minted PhDs!

Published: Aug 11th, 2018

From (left to right): Dr. Chesney McOmber, Dr. Li Li Chen, Dr. Brian Amos (and Dr. Ashley Hudson, not shown), with Professor Daniel Smith and Emeritus Professor Ken Wald.

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Mwaba and Dr. Sebastian Sclofsky!

Published: Aug 9th, 2018

Dr. Mwaba is starting as a Lecturer at Smith College this fall and Dr. Scolfsky is starting as an Assistant Professor at California State University, Stanislaus this fall. Terrific job… Read More

Political Science Flashback

Published: May 10th, 2018

Who is this dashing UF faculty member, soaking up the rays at Lake Wauburg?

Dr. Sharon Austin, The Caribbeanization of Black Politics

Published: May 8th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Austin, Director of the Program in African American Studies, on the publication of The Caribbeanization of Black Politics: Race, Group Consciousness, and Political Participation in America, with… Read More

Latest Issue of Perspectives on Politics is out!

Published: Apr 1st, 2017

Latest issue of Perspectives on Politics, edited by Professor Michael Bernhard and Professor Daniel O’Neill, is out with a provocative and timely cover.