APSA Unveils New Publishing Feature!

APSA is thrilled to offer a new feature to members: virtual issues of great articles from APSA journals! The association is partnering with Cambridge University Press to offer these new digital “packages” to members and […]

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PS: Political Science and Politics

“On the Ethics of Crowdsourced Research”

Vanessa Williamson This article examines the ethics of crowdsourcing in social science research, such as Amazon’s Mechanical Turk. As these types of research tools become more common in scholarly work, we must acknowledge that many […]

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Meet The New Council Members: Brett Ashley Leeds

Brett Ashley Leeds is Professor of Political Science at Rice University.  She received her B.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and her Ph.D. from Emory University.  Her research focuses primarily on the design […]


Perspectives on the Arab Spring: Five Years Later

Syria; February 2, 2014: Demonstration against the Syrian regime in the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood in the city of Aleppo. (Photo Credit: Jalal Almamo) In January 2011, a revolutionary chain of uprisings shook the Middle East […]

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PS: Political Science and Politics

“Hanging around Us in Plain Sight: The Great American Political Campaign Poster, 1844-2012”

Hal Elliott Wert The new lithographic printing techniques from Germany produced the first hand-colored campaign prints for the 1844 election. The demand for political prints grew and the 1880s color printing innovations produced a revolution […]

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PS: Political Science and Politics

“Improving Accessibility for Students with Visual Disabilities in the Technology-Rich Classroom”

Michael A. Taylor As higher education has increasingly embraced digital technologies, we have been too slow to acknowledge accessibility issues for students with visual disabilities. One of the earliest promises of information and communication technology […]