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A Troika of Fellows

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The latest virtual issue of PS features articles written by alumni of the Congressional Fellowship Program (CFP) from 2010 to 2015. The CFP fellows serve yearlong placements in congressional and executive offices, and they chronicle their firsthand experiences in the pages of PS. Enjoy the full virtual issue here. A Troika of Fellows Harun Dogo (Pardee […]

More than Patrons: How Foundations Fuel Policy Change and Backlash

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

By Sarah Reckhow (Michigan State University) In educational policy, foundations have become increasingly involved in politics. Multiple major foundations, such as the Gates Foundation, Broad Foundation, and Walton Family Foundation, have supported a shared agenda including Common Core, teacher-evaluation reforms, and charter schools. Philanthropies have also worked in partnership with the US Department of Education in support […]

Meet Thomas Bräuninger, New Associate Editor for the American Political Science Review

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Thomas Bräuninger is professor of political economy at the University of Mannheim. His area of research is comparative politics and formal theory with a focus on the effect of political institutions on policy outcomes. He has worked on voting behavior, party politics, electoral systems, legislative politics, and interest group politics. His teaching interests also include […]

Theme Panel: Policing in Comparative Perspective: Police Violence, Corruption and Democracy

Monday, July 25, 2016

Theme Panel: Policing in Comparative Perspective: Police Violence, Corruption and Democracy Thu, September 1, 10:00 to 11:30am Police forces are charged with fulfilling the state’s basic function: exercising the legitimate monopoly of violence within a given territory. However, the extent to which police perform this task effectively and in accordance with democratic principles, such as […]

Policy Plutocrats: How America’s Wealthy Seek to Influence Governance

Monday, July 25, 2016

By Kristin A. Goss (Duke University) American democracy faces serious challenges, including hyper-partisanship, declining public confidence in government, and legislative paralysis. When government cannot or will not act, civil society and its philanthropic patrons offer an alternative mechanism of social change. This article documents how America’s billionaires are using their wealth, ideas, and political leverage to […]

Meet Sabine Carey, New Associate Editor for the American Political Science Review

Monday, July 25, 2016

Sabine Carey is professor of political science at the University of Mannheim. Her research focuses primarily on armed conflict and repression. She is currently working on the escalation of conflict supported by an ERC Starting Grant. Previously she was working group leader of the Center for the Study of Civil War and served, among others, […]

Theme Panel: Advancing Philanthropic Scholarship: The Implications of Transformation

Friday, July 22, 2016

Theme Panel: Advancing Philanthropic Scholarship: The Implications of Transformation Sat, September 3, 2:00 to 3:30pm Public and private institutions rely on philanthropy to provide social goods that are not sufficiently funded through government appropriations or market mechanisms. The United States has a particularly rich history of philanthropy, with the wealthy giving multi-million dollar gifts, perhaps […]

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