Annual Conference

Theme Panel: Racial Conflict in the United States

Racial Conflict in the United States Thursday, August 29, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Participants: (Presenter) Robert Mickey, University of Michigan; (Chair) Christopher S. Parker, University of Washington; (Presenter) Chloe Thurston, Northwestern University; (Presenter) Vesla […]


Meet 2019-2020 APSA Congressional Fellow Christian Fong, University of Michigan

Christian Fong, PhD- University of Michigan The American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship Program is a highly selective, nonpartisan program devoted to expanding knowledge and awareness of Congress. Since 1953, it has brought select political scientists, journalists, federal […]


Partisan Polarization on Black Suffrage, 1785-1868

Partisan Polarization on Black Suffrage, 1785-1868 by David Alexander Bateman, Cornell University The politics of black voting rights is often dated to the immediate post-Civil War era. This paper analyzes an earlier period of contestation over […]

Annual Conference

Theme Panel: Conceptions of Collectivity

Conceptions of Collectivity Saturday, August 31, 8:00 a.m. –  9:30 a.m. Co-sponsored by Division 2: Foundations of Political Theory Participants: (Chair) Paulina Ochoa Espejo, Haverford College; (Discussant) Kevin Duong, University of Virginia; Patchen Markell, Cornell […]


Chart of the Month: Portrait of a Post-Doc

APSA 2017-2018 Graduate Placement Report, Part Two Analyzing the 2017-18 Graduate Placement Survey, we found that political science job market candidates’ placements into Post-Doc positions reached an 8-year peak, with 2 in 10 placing into […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Meet MFP Spring Fellow, Adam Le of San Jose State University

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Spring MFP supports students from underrepresented backgrounds who are currently enrolled in the first or second […]