Diversity & Inclusion

Meet Elva Orozco Mendoza, 2020 Career Enhancement Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has named 32 new Career Enhancement Fellows—10 junior faculty members who will receive 12-month Fellowships, 20 who will receive six-month Fellowships, and two who will receive six-month Adjunct Faculty […]

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Law and Public Policy: A Gap Between Theory and Teaching?

Law and Public Policy: A Gap Between Theory and Teaching? By Edward F. Kammerer, Idaho State University and Neenah Estrella-Luna, Salem State University The realization that policy and law are tightly intertwined dates at least to de Tocqueville’s observation that, […]

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New Human Subjects Research Principles and Guidance

On April 4, 2020, at the spring council meeting, the APSA Council approved and adopted the Principles and Guidance document submitted by the Ad Hoc Committee on Human Subjects Research (co-chairs: Scott Desposato and Trisha Phillips). Political scientists who […]

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Theorizing Risk and Research: Methodological Constraints and Their Consequences

Theorizing Risk and Research: Methodological Constraints and Their Consequences By Geoffrey Swenson, University of London and Kate Roll, University College of London Conflict, postconflict settings, and other risky research sites are important with wide-ranging policy implications. Microlevel, field-based research […]

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Professors’ Politics and Their Appeal as Instructors

Professors’ Politics and Their Appeal as Instructors By Jason Giersch, University of North Carolina at Charlotte As more universities view students as customers and as more critics accuse universities of political bias, it is important to learn […]