APSA is pleased to congratulate the 2016 CQ Press Award for Teaching Innovation Award Recipient, Dr. Amanda M. Rosen, Webster University CQ Press (an imprint of SAGE) sponsors this award to recognize a political scientist who has developed an effective new approach to teaching in political science. This award honors a wide range of new directions in teaching, […]
The Michael Brintnall Teaching & Learning Award supports faculty attendance at the APSA Teaching & Learning Conference. The award is named in honor of former APSA Executive Director Michael Brintnall, who played an integral role in founding the conference more than a decade ago.The Brintnall award covers the costs of registration for the Teaching & […]
The American Political Science Association announces the inauguration of the Kenneth Sherrill Prize for the academic year. The Kenneth Sherrill Prize recognizes the best doctoral dissertation proposal for an empirical study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) topics in political science. The purpose of this prize is to encourage and enable empirical work on […]
The Helen Dwight Reid prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation successfully defended during the previous two years in the field of international relations, law, and politics. The Recipient is Nicholas L. Miller, Brown University for the Dissertation: “Hegemony and Nuclear Proliferation,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Contrary to widespread predictions of nuclear domino effects, […]
Peeter Selg “Relational” has become a buzz word. Over the past couple of decades, the talk of “relational” approaches has been growing so rapidly that it is almost impossible to keep track of the very latest developments. Most of the social sciences have had their call for “relational turn” ranging from sociology and psychology to […]
E. Fletcher McClellan This article examines outcomes assessment in higher education as a case study of policy implementation, analyzing why the assessment movement has encountered difficulty in achieving campus involvement and acceptance over the past three decades. One reason is that outcomes assessment is viewed by higher education professionals as externally-imposed, thus intruding on their […]
Susan G. Mason Science is believed to be an important part of public policy decision making because of its inherent characteristics of measurability, rigor, objectivity, replication, and peer review. This article explores the linkage of science to public policy decision making by examining what state and local public officials know about science and how much […]
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