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Letter of concern regarding Dr. Emad Shahin

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

On behalf of the American Political Science Association, Jennifer Hochschild, David Lake, Rodney Hero, and Steve Smith write to  His Excellency Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, to express deepest concern regarding the June 16 sentencing to death of political scientist Dr. Emad Shahin on charges of conspiring with foreign organizations […]

Meet The New Council Members: Frank Baumgartner

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Frank R. Baumgartner holds the Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professorship in Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill.  He received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1986 after previously getting his BA and MA at that same institution. He taught for one year at the University of Iowa, then for 11 years at Texas A&M […]

Jennifer Piscopo, APSA Small Research Grant Scholar, Shares Her Success Story

Monday, November 30, 2015

Jennifer Piscopo shares her experience as an APSA Small Research Grant recipient and how the program supported her research project on “Gendering Legislative Institutions: Committees and Caucuses in Argentina and Mexico.” I am really grateful to the APSA’s Small Research Grant Program, which supports the research of faculty at liberal arts colleges and other non-Ph.D. granting institutions. I […]

American Scholarly Societies Joint Statement on “Campus Carry” Legislation

Monday, November 30, 2015

The American Political Science Association and 28 other scholarly societies issued a joint statement today about Campus Carry legislation that allows concealed weapons on college campuses. The joint statement follows an October 16 statement by APSA on the same topic. Read the full joint statement here.

Career Encounters: Charlotte Starke

Monday, November 30, 2015

The overall theme that that drove me to political science, really, was that I really wanted to make a difference and I was very idealistic and I still believe that I can and I did 10 years ago and I hope that I do. I could do in the legal system and become an attorney. […]

APSA News & Updates

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. You can read the presidents’ statement on implementation of guidelines in the APSR and leave your comments, questions, and suggestions at the end of the article.

Apply Now for an APSA Congressional Fellowship

Deadline extended to December 20, 2015!

Call for Applications: APSA 2016 MENA Workshops
APSA is applications from Ph.D. students interested in joining 2016 MENA Workshops program. Deadline is December 20, 2015. Apply here.
APSA 2016 Annual Meeting Call for Proposals are Open
The Call for Proposals is now open! The deadline to submit proposals is January 8, 2016.
Apply to the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) Program
RBSI encourages students to pursue academic careers in political science by enhancing writing, research, and analytical skills. Deadline is January 16. Apply here.  

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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