Task Force Report Offers Timely Insight

Political science provides key insights to inform public understanding of current events. APSA’s Task Force on Public Engagement—released summer of 2015—speaks directly to this issue. Called Let’s Be Heard!, the report discusses the vast potential […]

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Political Science as a Vocation, by Robert O. Keohane

Robert O. Keohane, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University This lecture was presented at the University of Sheffield on October 22, 2008, inaugurating the Graduate School of Politics; and at Oxford […]

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Restructuring the Social Sciences? A Reflection from the Editor of Perspectives on Politics

Jeffrey C. Isaac, Indiana University, Bloomington Gary King’s “Restructuring Social Science: Reflections from Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science” (PS: Political Science and Politics 47(1)165–73) is an honest reflection on King’s experience as founder of a successful […]


PS Symposia Reflect on Arab Spring

In January 2011, a revolutionary chain of uprisings shook the Middle East and reverberated across the rest of the world. Five years later, the results of the Arab Spring have been uneven. This span of […]


Perspectives on the Arab Spring: Five Years Later

Syria; February 2, 2014: Demonstration against the Syrian regime in the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood in the city of Aleppo. (Photo Credit: Jalal Almamo) In January 2011, a revolutionary chain of uprisings shook the Middle East […]