Graduate Publications

Graduate students in Politics often have opportunities to publish research and commentary in the course of completing their doctoral studies. Some examples of graduate student publications are listed below, in reverse chronological order.

Rehrig, Jessica H., Lucia Vitale, Divya L. Padmanabhan, Sharmeen Jaffry, Jane Suh, AnneMarie Tomosky, and Christopher Boni. "Evaluating Medication Habits in Medical Mission Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study." Cureus 12:9 (September 2020)

Rahman, Md Mizanur. "Re-Examining the Nexus between Madrasa Education and Politics in Bangladesh.South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 43:4 (August 2020)

Bencomo, Anthony. "Book Review: Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy, by Forrest Stuart. Princeton University Press, 2020," Sociological Review. (2020)

Villegas, Randy. "Book Review: Latino Mass Mobilization: Immigration, Racialization, and Activism, by Chris Zepeda-Millán. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2017," Social Movement Studies. (2020)

Terriquez, Veronica, Randy Villegas, Roxanna Villalobos, and Jiayi Xu. (September 2020). "The political socialization of Latinx youth in a conservative political context." Applied Developmental Psychology.

Amaral, David J. (2020). "Who Banishes? City Power and Anti-homeless Policy in San Francisco." Urban Affairs Review.

Amaral, David J., Heather Bullock (2019). Tracking the Meal Gap in Santa Cruz County: An Index of Food Insecurity, 2014-2018.  UC Santa Cruz Blum Center on Poverty, Social Enterprise, and Participatory Governance.

Ganis, Alberto. "Nazionalismo Sub-Statale di Fronte all’Alterità: Identità Mediate in Friuli." Nazioni e Regioni 19:14 (May 2020)

Newsome, Scott. "Coronavirus bailouts will cost taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars – unlike past corporate rescues that actually made money for the US Treasury." The Conversation. (April 27, 2020)

Higazy, Ingy. "UCSC International Students Increasingly Vulnerable Amid Wildcat Strike." Middle East Research and Information Project. (February 27, 2020)

Villegas, Randy. "Getting out the Vote in the Valley: Connecting Politics and Participation to Youth." American Political Science Association (APSA) RAISE the Vote Campaign. (February 20, 2020)

Howard, Mark. "The Never-End of History: Finding Meaning in the World Historical Moment.Caustic Frolic 4(1) (Fall 2020: New York).

Laurens, Noémie, Zachary Dove, Jean-Frédéric Morin, and Sikina Jinnah. 2019. “NAFTA 2.0: The Greenest Trade Agreement Ever?” World Trade Review.

Jinnah, Sikina, Simon Nicholson, David R. Morrow, Zachary Dove, Paul Wapner, Walter Valdivia, Leslie Paul Thiele, et al. 2019. “Governing Climate Engineering: A Proposal for Immediate Governance of Solar Radiation Management.” Sustainability 11 (14): 3954.

Terriquez, Veronica, Villegas, Randy, & Villalobos, Roxanna. "Central Valley Freedom Summer." Contexts: Sociology for the Public 18:3, 54-57. (Summer 2019) DOI: 10.1177/1536504219864964

Ganis, Alberto. "The Global in the Life of a Small Town: the Case of Udine." Perspectives on Global Development and Technology18(1-2), 157-172. (January 2019) DOI: 10.1163/15691497-12341511

Terriquez, Veronica, & Villegas, Randy. (2018, September 17). Young Californians are politically aware, they just don't vote. Here's how we turn them outLos Angeles Times. Retrieved from

Lehnert, Joseph. "Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism." Studies in Control Societies 3:1. New York University Press. (2018)

Whatcott, Jess. "No Selves to Consent: Women’s Prisons, Sterilization, and the Biopolitics of Informed Consent." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 44:1, 131-153. (Autumn 2018) DOI: 10.1086/698280

Newsome, Scott. "U.S. Fiscal Policy under Unified and Divided Party Control." Clio: Newsletter of Politics & History 27:2, 6. (Summer 2018)

Augsburger, Aaron and Paul Haber. "Visions in conflict: state hegemony versus plurinationality in the construction of indigenous autonomy." Bolivia, Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies 13:2, 135-156 (2018) DOI: 10.1080/17442222.2018.1440511

Angelika Rettberg, Ralf J. Leiteritz, Carlo Nasi, and Juan Diego Prieto¿Diferentes recursos, conflictos distintos? La economía regional del conflicto armado y la criminalidad en Colombia [Different Resources, Different Conflicts? The Regional Political Economy of Armed Conflict and Criminality in Colombia] (Bogotá: Ediciones Uniandes, 2018).

Amaral, DavidBook review of “The Space Between Us: Social Geography and Politics” by Ryan D. Enos, Cambridge University Press, 2017." Journal of Urban Affairs. (March 29, 2018). DOI: 10.1080/07352166.2018.1446603

Wilson, Michael. "An Activist-Scholar’s Insights on Researching Civil Resistance and Environmental Justice.Minds of the Movement: A Blog by the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (February 22, 2018).

Lehnert, Joseph & Batiuk, Mary Ellen. "The Evolution of Global Political Economy." Introducing Global Issues. 6th ed. (2017)

Meyer, Andrew. “Trump Moves to Jerusalem.The Huffington Post (December 5, 2017).

Wolflink, Alena. "Learning to Globalise: Socrates, US Education Abroad, and the Boundaries of Citizenship." Globalization, Societies, and Education (November 8, 2017)

Bejar, Jennifer, and Michael Wilson. "Violent Crime in Mexico Is at a 20-year High. This Is Why Mexico’s Political Parties Don’t Fix It." The Monkey Cage (September 29, 2017)

Eaton, Kent, and Juan Diego Prieto. "Subnational Authoritarianism and Democratization in Colombia: Divergent Paths in Cesar and Magdalena."Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean: Subnational Structures, Institutions, and Clientelistic Networks. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (September 2017). doi:10.1017/9781108140553.008

Jaskoski, Maiah, Michael Wilson, and Berny Lazareno. "Approving of but Not Choosing Violence: Paths of Nonviolent Radicals." Terrorism and Political Violence (September 26, 2017). doi: 10.1080/09546553.2017.1364638

Puck, Logan. "Uneasy Partners Against Crime: The Ambivalent Relationships Between the Police and the Private Security Industry in Mexico." Latin American Politics and Society (January 2, 2017). doi: 10.1111/laps.12011

Meyer, Andrew. “Israeli Settler Colonialism Is the Obstacle to Peace.The Huffington Post (December 19, 2016).

Tabachnik, Max"Ethnic and Civic Proto-National Consciousness in Pre-Modern Spain." Forum of EthnoGeoPolitics 4, no. 1 (Spring 2016).

Harvey, Sandra. “The HeLa Bomb and the Science of Unveiling.Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience 2, no. 2 (2016).

Prieto, Juan Diego. “The Colombian Peace and its Discontents.n+1 (November 28, 2016).

Lipschutz, Ronnie D., Dominique De Wit & Martin Lehmann. “Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Universities: Re-engineering the campus of today for the world of tomorrow.” Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education, World Sustainability Series. Springer (November 24, 2016).

Wolflink, Alena. "An Uncounted Army: Forging Consensus in a Fractured Age." Counterpunch 23, no. 6 (November 22, 2016). 

Cook, Samantha. “The ‘Woman-in-Conflict’ at the UN Security Council: A Subject of Practice.International Affairs 92, no. 2 (2016). doi: 10.1111/1468-2346.12553

Crosbie, Eric, Patricia Sosa, and Stanton A. Glantz. “The Importance of Continued Engagement during the Implementation Phase of Tobacco Control Policies in a Middle-Income Country: The Case of Costa Rica.” Tobacco Control, February 8, 2016. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2015-052701.

Wilson, Michael S.Before the Outbreak of Violence.” Peace Review 28, no. 1 (January 2, 2016): 20–28. doi: 10.1080/10402659.2016.1130372.

Lipschutz, Ronnie D., Dominique De Wit & Kevin Bell. “Practicing Energy, or Energy Consumption as Social Practice.” (January 1, 2015).

Prieto, Juan Diego.Together after War While the War Goes on: Victims, Ex-Combatants and Communities in Three Colombian Cities.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 6, no. 3 (November 1, 2012): 525–46. doi: 10.1093/ijtj/ijs022.