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Theme Panel: Terrorism and Political Transformations

Friday, July 29, 2016

Theme Panel: Terrorism and Political Transformations Sat, September 3, 4:00 to 5:30pm Many have been struck by the paucity of thoughtful consideration of violence and politics in the light of current politics. This is especialy true of Political theory. We are proposing a roundtable for the APSA annual meeting on the question of whether terrorism […]

New Directions in Legislative Research: Lessons from Inside Congress

Friday, July 29, 2016

by Michael H. Crespin (University of Oklahoma) and Anthony J. Madonna (University of Georgia) Over the last several decades, power and control over public policy has moved away from the legislative branch towards the executive and judicial branches. Critics lament the perceived increased use of unilateral presidential tools, claiming an out of control imperial presidency. Others worry that […]

Meet 2016 APSA RBSI Scholar Naomi Tolbert, Southern Illinois University of Carbondale

Friday, July 29, 2016

Naomi Tolbert is a junior at Southern Illinois University of Carbondale. She is double majoring in political science with a specialization in international affairs and international studies with a focus area in the Middle East and Northern Africa. She currently serves as the vice president of Intercultural Experiences and Diversity within the Honors Program, where […]

Providing Science to Improve the Public’s Health: A Fellow’s View from the Office of the US Surgeon General

Thursday, July 28, 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. Providing Science to Improve the Public’s […]

Explaining Liberal Policy Woes in the States: The Role of Donors

Thursday, July 28, 2016

By Alexander Hertel-Fernandez (Harvard University) State governments have surged to the forefront of national politics in recent years. Faced with partisan gridlock and concerns about the size of the federal deficit, national political leaders have increasingly looked to the states as alternative sites for policy making. Yet, despite the ongoing importance of state politics, liberals and […]

Meet NEH Grant Recipient Robin Turner

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States and supports research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. The organization funds projects across a range of disciplines, including political science, through a diverse array of opportunities. This spring, NEH announced $21.1 million in funding […]

Theme Panel: Contentious Politics and the Internet

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Theme Panel: Contentious Politics and the Internet Sat, September 3, 12:00 to 1:30pm The papers in this panel are united by a common interest in how the Internet, in particular access to social media and communication technology, has transformed the dynamics and opportunities of citizen-led protest, anti-government activity, and subsequent government repression. While the Internet […]

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Hotels and conference spaces for meetings as large as APSA are contracted at least 5 years in advance. APSA's 117th Annual Meeting will be held in Seattle September 29-October 3, 2021 at the Washington Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle. APSA's 118th Annual Meeting will be held in Montreal September 14-18, 2022 at Palais des congrès de Montréal/The Montreal Convention Center and the Westin Montreal. APSA had done in-depth analysis to be able to make these changes. Learn more.


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Friday, July 29, 2016

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Friday, July 29, 2016

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Friday, July 29, 2016

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Friday, July 29, 2016

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton's climate and energy policies, explained

Friday, July 29, 2016

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Friday, July 29, 2016

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Friday, July 29, 2016
 
 
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