New book by Mary McCoy: Scandal and Democracy

Successful transitions to enduring democracy are both difficult and rare. In Scandal and Democracy, Mary E. McCoy explores how newly democratizing nations can avoid reverting to authoritarian solutions in response to the daunting problems brought about …

Ian Baird granted Vilas Associates Award

Ian Baird, Asssociate Professor of Geography, was granted the Vilas Associates Award by UW–Madison. The Vilas Associates Competition recognizes new and on-going research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the …