Our Big Ten colleague at Indiana, Elinor Ostrom, has won the Nobel Prize in economics. She is the first woman laureate ever for the economics prize. And she is the fourth political scientist to win or share the Nobel.
This is a source of links to a variety of worthwhile articles on current politics. These are things majors in political science should want to have read. Commentary and analysis will be minimal though commenters are welcome to discuss the content of the links.
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I am also a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin, where I teach statistical analysis of polls, public opinion and election results. Data visualization is central to my approach to analysis.