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Jennifer Piscopo, APSA Small Research Grant Scholar, Shares Her Success Story

Monday, November 30, 2015

Jennifer Piscopo shares her experience as an APSA Small Research Grant recipient and how the program supported her research project on “Gendering Legislative Institutions: Committees and Caucuses in Argentina and Mexico.” I am really grateful to the APSA’s Small Research Grant Program, which supports the research of faculty at liberal arts colleges and other non-Ph.D. granting institutions. I […]

American Scholarly Societies Joint Statement on “Campus Carry” Legislation

Monday, November 30, 2015

The American Political Science Association and 28 other scholarly societies issued a joint statement today about Campus Carry legislation that allows concealed weapons on college campuses. The joint statement follows an October 16 statement by APSA on the same topic. Read the full joint statement here.

Career Encounters: Charlotte Starke

Monday, November 30, 2015

The overall theme that that drove me to political science, really, was that I really wanted to make a difference and I was very idealistic and I still believe that I can and I did 10 years ago and I hope that I do. I could do in the legal system and become an attorney. […]

Kennan Ferguson, New Director of the Center for 21st Century Studies at UWM

Friday, November 27, 2015

Congratulations to Kennan Ferguson who is the new Director of the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21), starting with the 2015-16 academic year. He is an associate professor of political science at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. As a political theorist, Kennan is known for his work on the politics of everyday life, focusing primarily on the […]

Throwback Thursdays: #APSA2013 Reception Honoring Teaching – Chicago, Ill.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The #APSA2013 Annual Meeting took place at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Ill. Below are some highlights of the Reception Honoring Teaching.

APSA News & Updates

Replication and Data Research Transparency (DA-RT)

Providing appropriate access to evidence, and research transparency or interpretability, are among the most important topics in the social sciences today. Recent discussions of implementation of guidelines in social science journals are engaging many APSA members and revealing many compelling views. Therefore, we provide a variety of materials to inform this vital discussion. You can read the presidents’ statement on implementation of guidelines in the APSR and leave your comments, questions, and suggestions at the end of the article.

Apply Now for an APSA Congressional Fellowship

Deadline extended to December 20, 2015!

Call for Applications: APSA 2016 MENA Workshops
APSA is applications from Ph.D. students interested in joining 2016 MENA Workshops program. Deadline is December 20, 2015. Apply here.
APSA 2016 Annual Meeting Call for Proposals are Open
The Call for Proposals is now open! The deadline to submit proposals is January 8, 2016.
Apply to the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) Program
RBSI encourages students to pursue academic careers in political science by enhancing writing, research, and analytical skills. Deadline is January 16. Apply here.  

A Proposal for a New APSA Journal
APSA proposes adding a new online-only open access journal to its publication portfolio. This journal will be free of all paywalls or subscription requirements, meaning that it will be accessible to anyone in the world with an Internet connection. Read the proposal.

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