Career Paths

Career Path Profile: Jodi Bruhn

Political scientists pursue wide-ranging and diverse career paths. This interview series, developed by the APSA Professional Development Program, highlights the many different ways political scientists carry their skills and expertise into the workforce. For more […]

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Funding

House Appropriations Committee Passes NSF Spending Bill

On May 24, 2016, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY17 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The legislation funds NSF at $7.4 billion, a decrease of $57 million compared to FY16 as […]

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Legislative Error and the “Politics of Haste”

Legislative Error and the “Politics of Haste” Jonathan Lewallen, University of Texas at Austin Legislative error is an important and understudied element of the policy process. Even simple clerical mistakes—if unnoticed before enactment—can lead to ambiguity […]

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Euromaidan and the Role of Protest in Democracy

Euromaidan and the Role of Protest in Democracy Celeste Beesley, Brigham Young University Protest can be seen as a highly democratic expression of popular opinion. However, protest is also a non-representative, extra-institutional process for political change. […]

Annual Conference

Short Course: Embracing Applied Politics in the Classroom and Curriculum

Embracing Applied Politics in the Classroom and Curriculum Justin S. Vaugh, Boise State University Corey Cook, Boise State University John Hudak Caroline Heldman, Occidental College Candice J. Nelson, American University Joseph Morris, Mercyhurst College 9:00 […]