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Political Scientists work on much more than polls and elections!

July 25, 2023

UNC Political Science congratulates Timothy Ryan and Marc Hetherington for their latest publication in Science Advances! The article, “Counter-stereotypical messaging and partisan cues: Moving the needle on vaccines in a polarized United States,” is coauthored with an interdisciplinary team that includes this … Read more

Annual Department End of Year Awards Reception Winners

April 28, 2023

Congratulations to all of our winners from our Annual Department End of Year Awards Reception last night!  Our winners are listed below.  Also, a big congratulations to our entire department for another successful school year!!!  PoliSci truly does have the … Read more

Carolina Data Science Now: Navigating Politics & the Law

January 27, 2023

With Cameron Ballard-Rosa, Frank Baumgartner, Shannon McGreggor The November 2022 Carolina Data Science Now seminar took place on November 10 at 12 PM ET with the theme of “Navigating Politics & the Law.” The event will featured three lightning talks … Read more

New: P-FUNC (PoliSci in the Field at UNC)

October 13, 2022

Welcome to P-FUNC!!! P-FUNC (PoliSci in the Field at UNC) is the funkiest survey data collection in political science. If you are interested in learning more, put a glide in your slide and a dip in your hip and come … Read more

Monday, March 21st: Gary Griffin & Ken Rose

March 19, 2022

Mr. Griffin served five years on Mississippi’s death row before his death sentence was overturned. He was released from prison after 23 years in 2009 and later worked as an investigator in capital trials and post-conviction death penalty appeals in … Read more

Monday, March 7th: Kristine Bunch

February 28, 2022

Ms. Bunch, from rural Indiana, was convicted of murder by arson and served more than 17 years before she was able to demonstrate that the fire that had killed her young son in a trailer home they shared in 1995 … Read more