Political Science & Politics 

Robert E. Herzstein, Who Foiled Nixon, Dies at 83
New York Times — February 17, 2015
Read historical legacy of Robert E. Herzstein, who prevented former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon from destroying White House documentation after Nixon's resignation. 
Conference News: In Honor of American Historian & Political Scientist, James MacGregor Burns
The Fred. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon will host two-day conference on James MacGregor Burns' life work and contribution to political leadership and public policy. Learn more here»

Matthew Holden, former APSA President & UIS Professor, presents Keynote Address to IL Senate
Former APSA President (1998-1999), Dr. Matthew Holden, the Wepner Distinguished Professor in Political Science at the University of Illinois Springfield, presented the Keynote Address for the 2015 Abraham Lincoln Association, speaking on the importance of the Thirteenth Amendment. 

Fire at Library in Moscow Destroys Millions of Volumes
New York Times — February 1, 2015
Major loss in Social Science: Fire destroys rare historic documents & research in Moscow library.

APSA News & Updates

Read APSA DA-RT Update
Read the data access & research transparency workshop highlights in PS: Political Science & Politics recent issue. 
Request for Proposals for Editor, American Political Science Review 

APSA Statement on Field Experiments and Research Integrity in Political Science

Improving Public Perceptions of Political Science's Value
Read the new APSA task force report, which identifies means by which individual scholars and professional organizations can make political science’s insights and discoveries more accessible, more relevant, and more valuable to more people.

Entwined Fates: A Conversation with Margaret Levi, former APSA President

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