Centennial Center

Welcoming the ICER 2022 Fellows

After two years of pandemic-related disruptions, APSA was thrilled to welcome 20 new Fellows to the third annual Institute for Civically Engaged Research (ICER) this June, in-person on the campus of Tufts University. After being […]


Call For Applications: 2022 ICER Fellows

APSA’s Institute for Civically Engaged Research (ICER) is a four-day, residential institute that provides political scientists with training to conduct ethical and rigorous civically engaged research. Up to 20 scholars will be selected as ICER […]


Answering the Call—Benefits of Community Engagement

Answering the Call—Benefits of Community Engagement  by Kirstie Dobbs, PhD, Merrimack College   At APSA’s Institute for Civically Engaged Research in 2019, I, along with a group of political science scholars, learned how to conduct engaged research […]


The APSA Institute for Civically Engaged Research: Facilitating and encouraging rigorous, publicly relevant political science scholarship

Scholars in many disciplines are grappling with how to produce rigorous scholarship that addresses significant social challenges in collaboration with communities, organizations, and agencies outside of academia. In June 2019, the American Political Science Association […]