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Bruce Jones – 2016 Leonard D. White Award Recipient

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Leonard D. White prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation successfully defended during the previous two years in the field of public administration. The Leonard D. White prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation successfully defended during the previous two years in the field of public administration. The award is supported by the […]

The Organizational Roots of Political Activism: Field Experiments on Creating a Relational Context

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

by Hahrie Han, University of California, Santa Barbara Abstract: “This article examines the role that democratic organizations play in fostering political activism in America. Activists make democracy work by attending meetings, engaging others, trying to make their voice heard, and participating in myriad other ways. Yet, we still need a deeper understanding of what role […]

Three-year National Science Foundation Grant to Support the RBSI Program Awarded to Dr. Paula D. McClain

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

APSA Press Release Washington, D.C., August 30, 2016 Three-year National Science Foundation Grant to Support the RBSI Program Awarded to Dr. Paula D. McClain Dr. Paula D. McClain, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education at Duke University has been awarded a $327,465 grant […]

Matthew Longo – 2016 Leo Strauss Award Recipient

Monday, August 29, 2016

The Leo Strauss prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of political philosophy. Matthew Longo takes up a familiar phenomenon—the crossing of a border filled with hopes and anxiety—and turns it into a thought-provoking exploration of the border as a liminal zone in which politics is made.  Moving beyond understandings of […]

Crowd-sourced Text Analysis: Reproducible and Agile Production of Political Data

Monday, August 29, 2016

by Kenneth Benoit (London School of Economics and Trinity College), Drew Conway (New York University), Benjamin E. Lauderdale (London School of Economics and Political Science), Michael Laver (New York University) and Slava Mikhaylov(University College London) Abstract: “Empirical social science often relies on data that are not observed in the field, but are transformed into quantitative variables by expert researchers […]

Melissa Lee – 2016 Helen Dwight Reid Award Recipient

Friday, August 26, 2016

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. Melissa Lee’s dissertation emphasizes how “bad neighborhoods” and hostile neighbors can explain divergences of gaps between formal sovereignty and effective statehood. It provides a novel theoretical approach […]

Practice and Theory: How Experiencing the Political Process Can Inform Scholarship

Friday, August 26, 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. Practice and Theory: How Experiencing the […]

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