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  • 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.
  • Annual Faculty Evaluations: A Flawed Process July 23, 2021
    Phillip Ardoin • Appalachian State University Click Here to Download the complete Department Chair Quarterly. Completing the annual evaluation of faculty is one of the most important responsibilities of a Department Chair. The annual evaluation impacts faculty merit pay and … The post Annual Faculty Evaluations: A Flawed Process appeared first on APSA.
  • How Department Chairs Can Promote Gender Equity July 23, 2021
    Melissa Michelson • Menlo College Patricia Stapleton • RAND Corporation Click Here to Download the complete Department Chair Quarterly. The discipline of political science and academia more generally continue to evade fully realizing gender equity. Women are disproportionately burdened with … The post How Department Chairs Can Promote Gender Equity appeared first on APSA.
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  • 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 .
  • 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 appeared first on .
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  • Theme Panel: Emotions, Beliefs and Political Behavior in Pluralistic Societies July 26, 2021
    Emotions, Beliefs and Political Behavior in Pluralistic Societies In-Person Paper Panel Co-sponsored by Division 4: Formal Political Theory Participants: (Chair) Ryan Hubert, University of California, Davis; (Discussant) Andrew Little, University of California-Berkeley View all 2021 [...] The post Theme Panel: Emotions, Beliefs and Political Behavior in Pluralistic Societies appeared first on .
  • Style over Substance? How Political Campaign Ads Affect Voter’s Gut Feelings July 23, 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 Timothy [...] The post Style over Substance? How Political Campaign Ads Affect Voter’s Gut Feelings appeared first on .
  • Theme Panel: Democratic and Revolutionary Pedagogy July 23, 2021
    Democratic and Revolutionary Pedagogy In-Person Full Paper Panel Participants: (Chair) Matthew Landauer, University of Chicago; (Discussant) Evelyn M. Behling, University of Notre Dame View all 2021 Annual Meeting theme panels Register for the APSA Annual [...] The post Theme Panel: Democratic and Revolutionary Pedagogy appeared first on .
  • Hosting Refugees Does Not Increase Conflict Risk—Instead, It May Reduce It July 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 Leah Costik, covers the new article by Yang-Yang Zhou, [...] The post Hosting Refugees Does Not Increase Conflict Risk—Instead, It May Reduce It appeared first on .