Political Science & Politics
Washington Post — Jan. 26, 2015
Monkey Cage — Jan. 23, 2015
Distinguished political scientist, Martha Derthick, University of Virginia professor, The Brookings Institution scholar and former APSA Vice President, has died. Read more about her contributions in the discipline at The Daily Progress.
Bernhardt Denmark Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Politics at New York University, George Downs, has passed away. Read more about his legacy and contributions to social sciences and politics.
Politico Magazine — Jan. 7, 2015
New York Times — Jan. 7, 2015
Political scientist, Philip E, Converse, has passed away. Read about his influence in the discipline.
Monkey Cage — Jan. 5, 2015
Alvin B. Tillery, Jr., co-chair of the APSA Task Force on Racial and Class Inequalities in the Americas, discusses the portrayal of President Lyndon Baines Johnson in the new film, Selma. His research with Hanes Walton, Jr., suggests that blacks in Civil Rights era had a much more favorable view of LBJ and his support for voting rights than is depicted in the movie.