Political Science & Politics 

Former APSA President, Robert D. Putnam, Releases New Book 
Past APSA President (2001-2002) and Harvard University Political Scientist, Robert D. Putnam, recently wrote a new book about the inequalities of opportunities for children in America entitled “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.” 

Book Talk with Political Science Professor & Author, Michael T. Heaney
Michael T. Heaney, Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies and Political Science at the University of Michigan, will be signing and discussing his new book. Professor Heaney served as the William A. Steiger Fellow in the APSA Congressional Fellowship Program. 
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. 

APSA News & Updates

2015 APSA Annual Meeting Affiliated Event Requests, Due March 31
Interested in holding an affiliated event (business meeting, reception, etc.) or a short course at the 2015 APSA Annual Meeting? Submit an application by March 31st to request a space today! 

Request for Proposals for Editor, 
American Political Science Review
The APSR Editor Search Committee begins its review of proposals in April. The committee wants to consider proposals from a wide range of editors/institutions. 

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.
Read APSA DA-RT Update
Read the data access & research transparency workshop highlights in PS: Political Science & Politics recent issue. 

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