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  • Scaffolding The Video Essay: An Alternative Research Assignment August 31, 2021
    Aaron Ettinger, Carleton University I’d never laughed with joy at a student presentation before. Usually, any amusement while grading arises from some malapropism or logical leap that only an undergraduate could construct. But this was different. My delight came … The post Scaffolding The Video Essay: An Alternative Research Assignment appeared first on APSA.
  • There Is No Such Thing As “Going Back” August 31, 2021
    Kerry F. Crawford, James Madison University Leah Cathryn Windsor, The University of Memphis Colleges and universities in the United States are desperate to “return to normal” after three semesters of teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty, … The post There Is No Such Thing As “Going Back” appeared first on APSA.
  • The APSA Executive Director’s Corner July 23, 2021
    Steven Rathgeb Smith • American Political Science Association Click Here to Download the complete Department Chair Quarterly. Greetings!  I hope you and your family are healthy and OK in these challenging times.  I am grateful for the opportunity to update … The post The APSA Executive Director’s Corner appeared first on APSA.
  • The Chair’s Summer July 23, 2021
    Robin Kolodny • Temple University Click Here to Download the complete Department Chair Quarterly. I’ve been asked to write about how chairs might best use their time over the summer.  This suggests you have free time (!). Still, most of … The post The Chair’s Summer appeared first on APSA.
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  • APSA: Home for the Political Science Community August 20, 2021
    APSA is Home to the Political Science Community The American Political Science Association (APSA) brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe to deepen our understanding [...] The post APSA: Home for the Political Science Community appeared first on .
  • Call for Editor(s): Journal of Political Science Education  June 18, 2021
    Call for Editor(s): Journal of Political Science Education  Applications Due September 1, 2021 The American Political Science Association (APSA) invites applications and nominations for editorship of the Journal of Political Science Education (JPSE) to begin a term [...] The post Call for Editor(s): Journal of Political Science Education  appeared first on .
  • “You Hafta Push”: Using Sapphire’s Novel to Teach Introduction to American Government August 21, 2020
    “You Hafta Push”: Using Sapphire’s Novel to Teach Introduction to American Government by Christine Pappas, East Central University Using fiction in the classroom can dramatize public policy issues and political science concepts, therefore, making them [...] The post “You Hafta Push”: Using Sapphire’s Novel to Teach Introduction to American Government appeared first on .
  • The Professor, Pluralism, and Pedagogy: A Reflection August 20, 2020
    The Professor, Pluralism, and Pedagogy: A Reflection by Michelle D. Deardorff, Jackson State University This essay discusses concrete approaches for faculty to use when teaching a student body whose demographics and cultural backgrounds are significantly [...] The post The Professor, Pluralism, and Pedagogy: A Reflection appeared first on .
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  • David Peyton and Chantal Berman Receive the 2021 Gabriel A. Almond Award September 23, 2021
    The Gabriel A. Almond Award is presented annually by the American Political Science Association (APSA) to honor the best doctoral dissertation in the field of comparative politics. David Peyton is a Donald R. Beall Postdoctoral [...] The post David Peyton and Chantal Berman Receive the 2021 Gabriel A. Almond Award appeared first on .
  • Unborn Citizens or Anchor Babies? Reproductive Injustice in Immigrant Detention September 22, 2021
    In the APSA Public Scholarship Program, graduate students in political science produce summaries of new research in the American Political Science Review. This piece, written by Dennis Young, covers the new article by Brittany R. [...] The post Unborn Citizens or Anchor Babies? Reproductive Injustice in Immigrant Detention appeared first on .
  • David Lowry Pressly Receives the 2021 Leo Strauss Award September 22, 2021
    The Leo Strauss Award is presented annually by the American Political Science Association (APSA) to honor the best doctoral dissertation in political philosophy.    Lowry Pressly is a postdoctoral fellow at Brown University’s Political Theory Project. His philosophical work [...] The post David Lowry Pressly Receives the 2021 Leo Strauss Award appeared first on .
  • Partisan Polarization is Alive and Well but is it Insurmountable? Let’s talk. September 21, 2021
    In the APSA Public Scholarship Program, graduate students in political science produce summaries of new research in the American Political Science Review. This piece, written by Dara Gaines, covers the new article by James Fishkin, [...] The post Partisan Polarization is Alive and Well but is it Insurmountable? Let’s talk. appeared first on .