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The Center for American Politics 

The Center for American Politics at UCSD supports leading research in American politics and helps foster democratic citizenship in the UCSD community. The center does this by promoting understanding of and participation in American politics. Most importantly the center supports UCSD’s strong tradition of cutting-edge research in American politics.

The Center for American Politics achieves its goals by providing research grants to faculty to conduct research on current issues in American Politics. Fostering new scholars in American Politics by providing support for graduate students, through funding surveys, travel for on-the-ground research, and various other research activities. We also sponsor events at UCSD to by bringing in scholars from across the country to showcase leading research on politics.