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Simulating Redistricting in the Classroom: A Binding Arbitration Decision Game Using Louisiana Census Data

Simulating Redistricting in the Classroom: A Binding Arbitration Decision Game Using Louisiana Census Data by Peter Miller, University of California, Irvine, Steven Kimbrough, University of Pennsylvania, and Johanna Schacht, University of Pennsylvania We report the design and […]

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What Makes Someone a Political Methodologist?

What Makes Someone a Political Methodologist? by Justin Esarey, Rice University This essay argues that one can understand what it means to be a methodologist by studying the character of the methods community. An analysis of […]

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Graduate Advising in Experimental Research Groups

Graduate Advising in Experimental Research Groups by James N. Druckman, Northwestern University, Adam J. Howat, Northwestern University, and Kevin J. Mullinix, Appalachian State University Survey and laboratory experiments are increasingly common in political science. Investment in […]

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Whose Research Is It? Political Scientists Discuss Whether, How, and Why We Should Involve the Communities We Study

Whose Research Is It? Political Scientists Discuss Whether, How, and Why We Should Involve the Communities We Study by Kristin Michelitch, Vanderbilt University As scholars conducting research in the Global South, we “collect” the insights, […]

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Am I a Methodologist? (Asking for a Friend)

Am I a Methodologist? (Asking for a Friend) by Thomas J. Leeper, London School of Economics and Political Science Political methodologists are a group of political scientists who provide the field as a whole with […]

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Everyday Political Engagement in Comparative Politics

Everyday Political Engagement in Comparative Politics by Thomas Pepinsky, Cornell University It is common for critics of social science to consider scholarship and academic research to be too divorced from “real-world politics” to be useful. Academic […]