APSA funding for special projects – deadline is April 28th, 2018

APSA is seeking proposals from groups of members for projects aimed at advancing the political science discipline and/or a tackling a challenge facing the discipline. Projects must be evidence-based and provide wider benefits for the profession and the discipline. Projects must be collaborative and can be focused on any area of disciplinary work, inclusive of … Read moreAPSA funding for special projects – deadline is April 28th, 2018

APSA 2018 in Boston and new LSS leadership

Greetings everyone. As you may know, Peverill Squire stepped down as Legislative Studies Section Chair after his two-year term ended and Wendy Schiller was elected to that role at the 2017 APSA business meeting.  Fortunately James Curry has agreed to serve another two-year term as our Secretary/Treasurer and Leslie Schwindt-Bayer and Sebastian Saiegh are our … Read moreAPSA 2018 in Boston and new LSS leadership

Spring 2017 Issue of The Legislative Scholar Now Available

We are excited to present the spring 2017 issue of The Legislative Scholar. This issue includes pieces about taking advantage of sabbaticals, winning and using grants in legislative studies, leveraging other outside opportunities, and an overview of the “DCinbox” dataset. We hope you enjoy this edition of the newsletter! For questions, please contact our editors, Gisela Sin … Read moreSpring 2017 Issue of The Legislative Scholar Now Available

Second Issue of The Legislative Scholar Now Available

We are pleased to distribute the fall issue of The Legislative Scholar. This issue has a number of insightful pieces covering teaching, mentoring, and training graduate students, as well engaging undergraduate students in the classroom. Two additional articles round out the issue, one covering the budget stalemate in Illinois and a second introducing the PIPC Votes Roll-Call Dataset. … Read moreSecond Issue of The Legislative Scholar Now Available