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  • Using Work-Study Internships to Promote Civic Education & Student Leadership Development November 20, 2020
    Elizabeth A. Bennion, Indiana University South Bend, ebennion@iusb.edu This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Spring 2020 issue. As American Democracy Project Director at Indiana University South Bend, I plan dozens of events and engage hundreds … The post Using Work-Study Internships to Promote Civic Education & Student Leadership Development appeared first […]
  • Using Elections to Teach Civic Engagement November 20, 2020
    M. Sell, Highline College, tmsell@highline.edu  This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Fall 2020 series.   Every fall, I build parts of my political science classes around the elections. That may seem obvious, but I believe it … The post Using Elections to Teach Civic Engagement appeared first on APSA.
  • Breaking it Down: Writing a Doctoral Dissertation Prospectus November 20, 2020
    Susan E. Baer, Contributing Faculty Member, School of Public Policy and Administration, Walden University, susan.baer@waldenu.edu  This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Fall 2020 series.   I teach and mentor doctoral students who are writing qualitative dissertations … The post Breaking it Down: Writing a Doctoral Dissertation Prospectus appeared first on APSA.
  • Should Political Science Professors Remain Non-partisan in the Classroom? November 20, 2020
    Mark Carl Rom, Associate Professor of Government and Public Policy, Georgetown University, romm@georgetown.edu  This essay was originally published in the Political Science Educator’s Fall 2020 series.   There is never a dull time to teach courses on American politics, but … The post Should Political Science Professors Remain Non-partisan in the Classroom? appeared first on APSA.
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  • “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 first appeared on https://politicalsciencenow.com.
  • 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 first appeared on https://politicalsciencenow.com.
  • Teaching the Arab World and the West…As an Arab in the West August 19, 2020
    Teaching the Arab World and the West…As an Arab in the West by Samer Abboud, Arcadia University How do the subjective experiences of faculty and students shape the classroom and the study of global politics? [...] The post Teaching the Arab World and the West…As an Arab in the West first appeared on https://politicalsciencenow.com.
  • What’s in a Name…or a Face? Student Perceptions of Faculty Race August 19, 2020
    What’s in a Name…or a Face? Student Perceptions of Faculty Race by Jeanette Morehouse Mendez, Oklahoma State University & Jesse Perez Mendez, University of Central Florida Utilizing Critical Race Theory (CRT) as a conceptual framework, [...] The post What’s in a Name…or a Face? Student Perceptions of Faculty Race first appeared on https://politicalsciencenow.com.
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  • Electoral Accountability and Particularistic Legislation: Evidence from an Electoral Reform in Mexico November 26, 2020
    Electoral Accountability and Particularistic Legislation: Evidence from an Electoral Reform in Mexico By Lucia Motolinia, New York University Being able to hold politicians accountable is the hallmark of democracy, and central to this is the [...] The post Electoral Accountability and Particularistic Legislation: Evidence from an Electoral Reform in Mexico first appeared on https://politicalsciencenow.com.
  • The Dirksen Congressional Center’s Congressional Research Grant, Deadline Approaching: December 15th November 25, 2020
    The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. The Center, named for the late Senate Minority Leader Everett M. Dirksen R-IL), is a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit [...] The post The Dirksen Congressional Center’s Congressional Research Grant, Deadline Approaching: December 15th first appeared on https://politicalsciencenow.com.
  • APSA Statement on 2020 Election November 25, 2020
    The 2020 Election was unprecedented in its challenges, candidates, and levels of voter participation. Political scientists have played an invaluable role in providing context, facts, and a rich analysis and understanding throughout the campaign and [...] The post APSA Statement on 2020 Election first appeared on https://politicalsciencenow.com.
  • Democracy and Depression: A Cross-National Study of Depressive Symptoms and Nonparticipation November 25, 2020
    Democracy and Depression: A Cross-National Study of Depressive Symptoms and Nonparticipation By Claudia Landwehr, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Christopher Ojeda, University of Tennessee Depression is the most common mental health disorder. It has consequences [...] The post Democracy and Depression: A Cross-National Study of Depressive Symptoms and Nonparticipation first appeared on https://politicalsciencenow.com.