On October 6, 2023, the School of Social Sciences will host the second Research Relay of the semester as part of the opening reception for this year’s STaRT@Rice program.
As Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial beginsvtoday, Rice University political scientist Mark Jones is available to discuss how the state’s chief law enforcement officer hopes to avoid conviction and removal from office.
Women are just as corrupt as men in Mexican municipal politics, according to a new study from Rice University.
Rice University political expert available to discuss how impeached Texas attorney general, ‘thorn in side of Biden Administration,’ hopes to avoid removal from office
New research from Rice University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has found that significantly more men than women study the legislative process in the U.S. and abroad.
In the wake of recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on student loan debt relief, LGBTQ+ protections and business owner rights, Rice University experts are available for comment.
Rice’s Department of Political Science, part of the School of Social Sciences, is ranked No. 8 in new rankings of journal research productivity.
Parental leave for fathers can decrease sexist attitudes and gender bias, according to new research from Rice University, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Oxford and ETH Zurich.
Speaking Spanish on the campaign trail may seem like a good way to connect with some voters, but new research from Rice University finds it can actually hurt the chances of Hispanic candidates who aren’t native speakers.
People in China have more favorable opinions of Europeans than Americans, but the feeling is not mutual, according to a new study from researchers at Rice University, the National University of Singapore and the University of British Columbia.
How many times have you heard someone say, “He looks trustworthy”? As it turns out, you can’t trust appearances..
As the U.S. House of Representatives continues to debate over who its next speaker will be, Rice University political scientist Mark Jones is available to discuss how the high-stakes fight impacts the Republican and Democratic parties.
Amid news reports that rockets or missiles have landed in Poland near the Ukrainian border and killed two people, Rice University political scientist Ric Stoll is available to discuss the situation as it unfolds.
The Republicans’ path to winning control of the U.S. House passes through South Texas, according to Rice political scientist Mark Jones, who is able to discuss the stakes of the 2022 midterm elections.
Sports teams across America scored a victory with voters in 2020 when their stadiums did double duty as polling places, according to a new study conducted by a Rice University political scientist and his fellow researchers.