APSA Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus

APSA Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus Statement on COVID-19’s Implications for Personnel & Career Matters

Executive Summary:  The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted political scientists’ ability to address the core responsibilities of the profession: teaching, researching, and serving the campus and broader community. The following statement illustrates the unequal burdens of […]

APSA Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus

APSA Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus Statement on Teaching during the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic  

Executive Summary: The health and safety of faculty, instructors, staff, and students must be foremost in the mind of university leaders as they prepare for the resumption of teaching and instruction. APSA believes that everyone […]

APSA Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus

APSA Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus Statement of Concern to Academic Institutions on the Protection of Basic Civil and Human Rights during the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic  

Executive Summary:  Campus reopening plans must prioritize the life, health, safety, and privacy of faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students. The below statement underscores the human rights considerations universities and colleges must consider when […]

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APSA Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus

APSA Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus Statement on Federal and State Support for Institutions of Higher Education  

Executive Summary:   The COVID-19 pandemic has destabilized most institutions of higher education, financially and organizationally. In the below statement, APSA makes observations on political science’s potential contributions to public policy choices moving forward, and makes recommendations for […]

APSA Preprints

APSA Preprints about Pandemics and Politics

In response to the global coronavirus pandemic, many political scientists have undertaken new research at the intersection of public health and politics. Some of this early research is available on APSA Preprints—the association’s platform for […]

2020 Elections

Campaigning in a Crisis: Political Communication and Rhetoric during COVID-19

Political analysts and commentators have frequently described Donald Trump’s political communication and rhetoric as unprecedented. Yet during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Trump’s communication and rocky relationship with the press has come under new scrutiny. […]