The “Crossfire Approach”: Attracting Political Science Majors in Large Lecture Sections of Introductory Courses

by Jody C Baumgartner and Jonathan S. Morris  In this article we chronicle our experience team teaching large-lecture sections of “Introduction to American Government.” A dual-instructor approach has allowed us to handle 250 students, obviating […]


Why, and How, to Bridge the “Gap” Before Tenure? Peer Reviewed Research May Not Be the Only Strategic Move as a Graduate Student or Young Scholar

by Mariano E. Bertucci Graduate students and young scholars with a passion for making a difference in the real world through research are often advised to put those dreams to rest until after tenure. This contributes to […]


Partisan Politics and Congressional Election Prospects: Evidence from the Iowa Electronic Markets

by Joyce E. Berg, Christopher E. Penney. Thomas Rietz How do partisan politics affect future elections? Using the Iowa Electronic Markets (IEM), we assess the political impact of several important events during Fall 2013: The U.S. Government shutdown, the […]