Symposium: Reflections on 65 Years of the APSA Congressional Fellowship Program
This symposium features a selection of articles from members of the 2015-2016 Congressional Fellowship class. Edited by Frances Lee (CFP 2002-2003), the symposium also features reflections by Bruce Oppenheimer (CFP 1974-1975) and Dan Stid (CFP 1995-1996) on the fellowship experience. Articles from 2015-2016 fellows Brian Alexander, Travis Johnston, Thomas Ringenberg, Lisa Hager, Mark E. Owens, Justin S. Brown, and Nicholas O. Howard span a range of topics on the workings of Congress and the impact of the Congressional Fellowship Program experience. Read the symposium here.
Recent PS Articles by CFP Alumni
- Alex Garlick (CFP 2016-2017), "Mercy and Malice: An Inside View of the Push to
Repeal and Replace Obamacare" (April 2018).
- Jeremy Gelman (CFP 2017-2018), "If Congress Is So Dysfunctional, Why Is Its Staff So Busy? A Congressional Fellow’s Perspective" (April 2018)
- Sarah Khasawinah (CFP 2015-2016), "Pursuit of Peace and Happiness: A Fellow’s View of the Sociopolitical Underpinnings of Pluralism in Canada" (October 2016).
- Kara Zivin (CFP 2013-2014), "Congressional Fellowship Program: Improving Care for Behavioral Health Conditions under the Affordable Care Act: The View from a Health and Aging Policy Fellow" (July 2016).
- Paulina S. Rippere (CFP 2014-2015), "Sensemaking in the Senate: A Congressional Fellow's Perspective of Life on the Hill" (April 2016).
- Laura Blessing (CFP 2014-2015), "Practice and Theory: How Experiencing the Political Process Can Inform Scholarship" (October 2015).
- Ian Ostrander (CFP 2012-2013), "The Value of Time in the US Senate: A Fellow's Perspective on Obstruction" (July 2015).
- Nadine Braunstein (CFP 2013-2014), "A Health Professional's Political Science Education: Lessons from a Congressional Fellowship" (April 2015).
- Jonathan Swan (CFP 2014-2015), "An APSA Fellow's Journey from Down Under to the Hill" (January 2015).