Press Release Archive

3/12/09: Why Should Iowa Remain the First Presidential Primary? Because it is More Representative Than You Might Think.

2/12/09:  Workshop Leaders, Theme for Summer 2009 APSA Workshop in Africa Selected

12/19/08: Study Compares the Racial Consciousness of Black and Asian Americans

12/09/08: A Post-Election Analysis of Canada's 2008 Federal Election

10/21/08: Election Forecast Predicts Democrats Will Gain 3 Seats in Senate, 11 in House

10/16/08: 6 of 9 Presidential Election Forecasts Predict Obama Will Win 2008 Popular Vote

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Advisory: Task Force Report on Global Inequality Discussed on Capitol Hill

7/10/08:  Task Force Report Examines "Persistent Problem" of Global Inequality

6/27/08: APSA Revises Site Selection Policy for Meetings, 2012 Annual Meeting to Stay in New Orleans

6/26/08: Why Do People Vote? Genetic Variation in Political Participation

4/23/08: Spouses as Campaign Surrogates: New Study Examines Strategic Appearances by Candidates' Wives in 2004 Election

4/11/08: APSA Announces AfricaWorkshops

3/13/08: How Social Pressure Increases Voter Turnout--Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

3/3/08: Long-Term Cycles in American National Electoral Politics Found to Occur More Rapidly than Previously Believed

2/4/08: The Importance of Being Early: Presidential Primary Front-Loading

1/10/08: APSA Offers Expert Sources for Journalists on 2008 Primaries, Election

12/12/07: The Effect of "In Your Face" Political Television on Democracy

11/5/07: Political Scientists Examine Voter Confidence in Electoral Administration, Make Recommendations

10/31/07: Voter Turnout in U.S. Elections Not Increased by Early Voting Measures

10/23/07: What China Will Want--The Future Intentions of a Rising Power

8/22/07: Political Scientists Convene in Chicago for World's Largest Gathering on the Study of Politics

8/01/07: APSA Announces 2007 Awards

7/26/07: Parental Qualities Found to Significantly Affect the Civic Competence of Adolescents

7/23/07: New Study Explores Impact of the Voting Rights Act on Election of Non-White Officials

6/19/07: American Political Science Association Creates Expert-Locator Service for Journalists

5/4/07: The State of the Editorial Political Cartoon: An APSA Symposium

3/30/07: Why Hispanic Immigration is Not a Threat to American Identity

2/22/07: How Campaign Contributions Improve Policy Analysis in Congressional Committees

1/24/07: New Study--Mexican Political Polarization Limited to Elites Despite Contested 2006 Election

12/12/06: "Lessons Learned" Highlighted as Global Politics of HIV/AIDS Examined in New Research

12/8/2006: Political Scientist Receives National Social Science Dissertation Award  

11/28/06: American Political Science Association Marks Centennial of its Flagship Journal, APSR
 
10/17/06: Political Scientists' Models Predict Democratic Takeover of House of Representatives in 2006 Midterm Elections

9/29/06: New Survey: Insecurity, Xenophobia Extremely High in Iraq

9/27/06: Study Explores Political Disorganization among Muslims in Europe

9/19/06: Study Assesses Impact of Economic Status for U.S. Minorities

9/6/06: Excellence in Scholarship Recognized at Annual Meeting of Political Scientists

8/22/06: 102nd APSA Annual Meeting Examines the Role of Power in Politics

7/28/06: The Myth of the Security Mom and Other Insights from "Gapology"

6/23/06: Scholars Examine Immigration and American National Identity

6/8/06: Explaining the Decision to Run for Congress--Why Candidates Enter US House Races

5/10/06: Political Scientists Recently Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

4/25/06: 2006 Johan Skytte Prize Awarded to Robert Putnam

2/27/06: Media Advisory--Conference on the Crisis of Polling at the University of Minnesota

1/3/06: Exploring the Limits of Presidential Power after 9/11

12/15/05:  Assessing the Leadership of George W. Bush: The Costs and Benefits of "Leading by Definition." 

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8/29/05: Democracy At Risk: Political Scientists Propose Ways to Invigorate Political Participation
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8/22/05: 101st APSA Annual Meeting in Nation's Capital Focuses on Mobilizing Democracy  


6/22/05: Researchers Find Genetic Link in Political Orientations
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6/20/05: Same-Sex Marriage May Not Establish Full Citizenship for the LGBT Community
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5/31/05: Political Scientists Assess Politics of Same-Sex Marriage in 2004 Election
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5/7/05: 2005 British Election Study
  
5/2/05:  The Nuclear Option: Leadership Matters   
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4/1/05: Political Scientists Assess Public Support for Bush Tax Cuts
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2/22/05: 2005 APSA TEACHING & LEARNING CONFERENCE HELD FEB. 19-21

1/26/05: Exit Polls' Claim of Record-High Latino Support for Bush Found "Suspect" by Political Scientists
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1/6/05: Researchers Forecast Supreme Court Decisions
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2004 

 

10/15/04: Forecasting the 2004 Presidential Election
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10/05/04: How Many Voters Change Their Minds in the Month Preceding an Election?
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9/27/04: Punch Card Systems An Obstacle to Minority Voting in U.S.
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9/10/04: When Osama Became Saddam: Origins and Consequences of the Change in America's Public Enemy #1
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8/23/04: George Soros to Discuss Socio-Economic Inequality and its Effect on the American Political System at the American Political Science Association's 100th Annual Meeting
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8/23/04: 100th American Political Science Association Annual Meeting to Address Global Inequalities
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8/20/04: APSA Develops Online Resources About U.S. Elections
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7/14/04: Empirical Evidence of Democracy's Advance in Rural China
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6/23/04: Defining Civil War: Using Case Studies of Economic Models
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6/23/04: Betting on Terror: Learning from Terrorism Markets
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6/7/04: Leading Political Scientists Warn of Threat to American Democracy in Rare Nonpartisan Statement
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5/19/04: Privatizing Risk Without Privatizing the Welfare State
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4/13/04: Limitations and Emanations: The Brown Decision at Age 50
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4/06/04: Diminishing Democracy
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3/25/04: European Integration and the Challenge of Nationalism
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2/22/04: Greater Latino Representation Leads to Greater Turnout
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1/21/04: Unequal Voices Lead to Unequal Politics
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