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Russell J. Leng ‘60 Professor Allison Stanger and colleagues W. Brian Arthur and Eric D. Beinhocker have published the edited volume Complexity Economics with the Santa Fe Institute.

Associate Professor Amy Yuen and colleague Susan Hannah Allen have published “Action or Inaction: United Nations Security Council Activity, 1994-2013” in Journal of Peace Research.

Assistant Professor Orion Lewis and Associate Professor Jessica Teets have published “Exploring Political Personalities: The Micro‐foundation of Local Policy Innovation in China” with their colleague Reza Hasmath in Governance.

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Jessica Teets and her colleague Reza Hasmath have published “Evolution of Policy Experimentation in China” in the Journal of Asian Public Policy.

Associate Professor JessicaTeets has also published “Civil Society Organizations in China: Navigating the Local Government for More Inclusive Environmental Governance” with Xiang Gao in China Information.

Political Science Department grad Margaret F. Joseph ’20 and Professor Matthew Dickinson have published “Democracy’s Disparity? Gender, Equality, and the 2020 Iowa Caucuses” in Society.

Professor Bertram Johnson has published "Third Parties in Vermont," in Richard Davis’ edited volume Beyond Donkeys and Elephants: Minor Political Parties in Contemporary American Politics.

Charles A. Dana Professor Erik Bleich is part of a team led by Alan M. Jacobs and Tim Büthe that published “The Qualitative Transparency Deliberations: Insights and Implications” in Perspectives on Politics.

Charles A. Dana Professor Erik Bleich and colleague A. Maurits van der Veen have published “Media portrayals of Muslims: a comparative sentiment analysis of American newspapers, 1996–2015” in Politics, Groups, and Identities.

Knox Professor and Provost Jeffrey Cason and co-authors Christopher B. Barrett and Erin C. Lentz have published the 3rd edition of their book Overseas Research: A Practical Guide, which also contains a field narrative by Assistant Professor Ajay Verghese.

Assistant Professor Ajay Verghese has published “Taking Other Religions Seriously: A Comparative Survey of Hindus in India” in Politics and Religion.

Associate Professor Jessica Teets and her colleague Nele Noesselt have published “The State of the Field for Governance and Policy Innovation in China” in the Journal of Chinese Governance.

Associate Professor Sarah Stroup has published “NGOs and States in Global Politics” in e-IR.info.

Charles A. Dana Professor Murray Dry has published “The Debate Over the Ratification of the Constitution: The Federalists v the Anti-Federalists,” in Will Jordan’s edited volume From Reflection and Choice: The Political Philosophy of the Federalist Papers and The Ratification Debate.

Stafford Professor Christopher Klyza has published “Power, Partisanship, and Contingency: The President and U.S. Environmental Policy,” in the Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policy.

Professor Matthew Dickinson has published “Guarding the Emperor’s New Clothes: OMB, the Presidency, and the ‘Problem’ of Neutral Competence in the Era of Trump” in Meena Bose and Andrew Rudalevige’s edited volume Executive Policymaking: The Role of the OMB in the Presidency.

Professor Matthew Dickinson has also published “The Presidency and Congress” in Michael Nelson’s edited volume The Presidency and the Political System.

Charles A. Dana Professor Erik Bleich, colleague A. Maurits van der Veen, and students Mira Chugh, Adrienne Goldstein, Amelia Pollard, and Varsha Vijayakumar have published “Afro-Pessimist or Africa Rising? US Newspaper Coverage of Africa, 1994–2018” in Journalism Studies.