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Theme Panel: Advancing Philanthropic Scholarship: The Implications of Transformation

Friday, July 22, 2016

Theme Panel: Advancing Philanthropic Scholarship: The Implications of Transformation Sat, September 3, 2:00 to 3:30pm Public and private institutions rely on philanthropy to provide social goods that are not sufficiently funded through government appropriations or market mechanisms. The United States has a particularly rich history of philanthropy, with the wealthy giving multi-million dollar gifts, perhaps […]

Negative Returns: The Impact of Impact Investing on Empowerment and Advocacy

Friday, July 22, 2016

By Jeffrey M. Berry (Tufts University) An emerging trend in philanthropy is impact investing, a strategy in which foundations replace traditional grants with “investments.” The underlying reasoning is that the impact of a foundation’s money will be maximized by enabling nonprofits to grow and expand their services on an ongoing basis. A second approach focuses on investments […]

Letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan regarding continued and ongoing threats to academic freedom

Friday, July 22, 2016

Last week, many news outlets, monitoring agencies, and APSA members noted developing events following the failed coup attempt in Turkey, often with growing alarm. Per APSA’s Guide to Professional Ethics, Rights and Freedoms, we have written a letter expressing our deepest concern to the Turkish authorities, urging them to take all steps to fulfill its […]

Meet 2016 APSA RBSI Scholar, Priscilla Torres, Loyola Marymount University

Friday, July 22, 2016

With a passion for social justice and interdisciplinary education, Priscilla Torres is a political science major, biology minor and McNair scholar at Loyola Marymount University. She has an interest in international relations that was sparked after a trip to Japan through the Tomodachi Inouye Scholars Program, which seeks to foster American-Japanese relations through student to […]

The Broad Value of a PhD in Political Science

Thursday, July 21, 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. The Broad Value of a PhD […]

Perceptions of Threat to Religious Liberty

Thursday, July 21, 2016

By Kirby Goidel (Texas A&M University), Brian Smentkowski (Queens University of Charlotte) and Craig Freeman (Oklahoma State University) Religious freedom in the United States is widely enjoyed and vigorously protected. Yet, a substantial percentage of Americans believe that their religious liberties are threatened. This article investigates the origins of these perceptions, focusing on the role of political orientations, religious […]

Meet Kenneth Benoit, New Associate Editor for the American Political Science Review

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Kenneth Benoit is professor of quantitative social research methods, and head of the Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also part-time professor in the department of political science at Trinity College Dublin, and has previously held a position at the Central European University (Budapest). He received his […]

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

DNC email leaks, explained

Saturday, July 23, 2016

I’m an RNC delegate who opposed Trump at the convention. It was a scary experience.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
 
 
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