IGS hosted more than 30 events during the 2013-14 academic year, on topics ranging from California's Top Two primary, to drones in law enforcement, to defense and national security. If you missed any of these, or want to experience them again, check out our events archive, where many are available in streaming video.
IGS in the News
Research on California’s June 2012 primaries by Jack Citrin, Gabriel Lenz and Douglas Ahler was cited in FiveThirtyEight.com's DataLab blog.
An article by Jack Citrin, David Carrillo, and Ethan Rarick on the proposed "Six Californias" initiative measure was published in the Daily Journal. Citrin is the director of the Institute of Governmental Studies; Carrillo is the director of the California Constitution Center; and Rarick is the director of the Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service.
IGS Director Jack Citrin was quoted in an ABC-7 News article on President Obama's recent Bay Area fundraising trip.
New in the IGS Library
Europe's Contending Identities edited by Andrew C. Gould and Anthony M. Messina (Cambridge), presents candid, in-depth assessments by 13 leading European and North American scholars covering the political processes that shape European identity formation. IGS Director Jack Citrin contributes a chapter entitled "E Pluribus Europa?" with Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor at the Department of Government School of Public Affairs, at the American University in Washington D.C.
Rep. Doris Matsui on supporting IGS
Rep. Doris Matsui is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 6th district, and a champion of the Robert T. Matsui Center at IGS. Named for her late husband, the Matsui Center promotes political participation by young people, and endows several student fellowships in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Learn how you can make a gift to support IGS and the Matsui Center.