Race, Punishment and Public Opinion

Race, Punishment, and Public Opinion Vincent Hutchings On August 9, 2014, an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The deadly confrontation occurred […]


Inaugural 2016 APSA Pracademic Fellow: Susan Opp

The American Political Science Association is delighted to announce the inaugural Pracademic Fellowships for 2016. Susan Marie Opp, Colorado State University will serve as one of the first Pracademic Fellows supported by the Beryl Radin […]

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Career Encounters: Donna Shalala

Donna Shalala served as the secretary to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Clinton Administration. I thought it was going to be actually a journalist and my father was active in […]


Democracy and Education Behind Bars

Democracy and Education Behind Bars Joshua A. Miller In this Praxis Reflection, this paper reflect on the relationship between teaching and imprisonment. I describe a college program at a prison in Jessup, Maryland, and argue that […]

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Video: 2015 Gabriel A. Almond Award

The Gabriel A. Almond prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of comparative politics. The Recipient is Adam Auerbach, American University for the Dissertation: “Demanding Development: Democracy, Community Governance, and Public […]