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John Ishiyama, Professor of Political Science, Shares His Experiences at APSA Annual Meetings

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

John Ishiyama, PH.D., Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas, shares his conference experiences with us, letting viewers know the highlights and benefits of APSA membership and attending the APSA Annual Meeting! Last year, Ishiyama was recognized during the 2015 Annual Meeting as the winner of APSA’s Distinguished Teaching Award.  Ishiyama’s foundational work and leadership […]

A Troika of Fellows

Tuesday, July 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. A Troika of Fellows Harun Dogo (Pardee […]

More than Patrons: How Foundations Fuel Policy Change and Backlash

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

By Sarah Reckhow (Michigan State University) In educational policy, foundations have become increasingly involved in politics. Multiple major foundations, such as the Gates Foundation, Broad Foundation, and Walton Family Foundation, have supported a shared agenda including Common Core, teacher-evaluation reforms, and charter schools. Philanthropies have also worked in partnership with the US Department of Education in support […]

Meet Thomas Bräuninger, New Associate Editor for the American Political Science Review

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Thomas Bräuninger is professor of political economy at the University of Mannheim. His area of research is comparative politics and formal theory with a focus on the effect of political institutions on policy outcomes. He has worked on voting behavior, party politics, electoral systems, legislative politics, and interest group politics. His teaching interests also include […]

Theme Panel: Policing in Comparative Perspective: Police Violence, Corruption and Democracy

Monday, July 25, 2016

Theme Panel: Policing in Comparative Perspective: Police Violence, Corruption and Democracy Thu, September 1, 10:00 to 11:30am Police forces are charged with fulfilling the state’s basic function: exercising the legitimate monopoly of violence within a given territory. However, the extent to which police perform this task effectively and in accordance with democratic principles, such as […]

Policy Plutocrats: How America’s Wealthy Seek to Influence Governance

Monday, July 25, 2016

By Kristin A. Goss (Duke University) American democracy faces serious challenges, including hyper-partisanship, declining public confidence in government, and legislative paralysis. When government cannot or will not act, civil society and its philanthropic patrons offer an alternative mechanism of social change. This article documents how America’s billionaires are using their wealth, ideas, and political leverage to […]

Meet Sabine Carey, New Associate Editor for the American Political Science Review

Monday, July 25, 2016

Sabine Carey is professor of political science at the University of Mannheim. Her research focuses primarily on armed conflict and repression. She is currently working on the escalation of conflict supported by an ERC Starting Grant. Previously she was working group leader of the Center for the Study of Civil War and served, among others, […]

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Register for the 2016 Annual Meeting
Make plans to join us in Philadelphia, PA on September 1-4 for APSA's 112th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Register here! 

2016 Proposed Draft APSA Bylaws
Read the proposed new bylaws of the American Political Science Association, passed by the Council and to be voted on at the All-Member Business Meeting. The All-Member business meeting will take place on Thursday, September 1 at 12 p.m. during the APSA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Dates/locations Announced for Annual Meeting 2021 and 2022
Hotels and conference spaces for meetings as large as APSA are contracted at least 5 years in advance. APSA's 117th Annual Meeting will be held in Seattle September 29-October 3, 2021 at the Washington Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle. APSA's 118th Annual Meeting will be held in Montreal September 14-18, 2022 at Palais des congrès de Montréal/The Montreal Convention Center and the Westin Montreal. APSA had done in-depth analysis to be able to make these changes. Learn more.


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Replication and Data Research Transparency (DA-RT)
Providing appropriate access to evidence, and research transparency or interpretability, are among the most important topics in the social sciences today. Recent discussions of implementation of guidelines in social science journals are engaging many APSA members and revealing many compelling views. Therefore, we provide a variety of materials to inform this vital discussion. Read the presidents’ statement on implementation of guidelines in the APSR.


A Proposal for a New APSA Journal
APSA proposes adding a new online-only open access journal to its publication portfolio. This journal will be free of all paywalls or subscription requirements, meaning that it will be accessible to anyone in the world with an Internet connection. Read the proposal.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
 
 
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