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PS: Political Science and Politics

The Political Scientist as a Blogger

John Sides, George Washington University In November 2007, I helped found a blog, The Monkey Cage, with two of my colleagues, David Park and Lee Sigelman. This site joined a nascent political science blogosphere that […]

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Publishing as a Graduate Student: A Quick and (Hopefully) Painless Guide to Establishing Yourself as a Scholar

Timothy S. Rich, Western Kentucky University Graduate students seldom know how to navigate the publishing process, yet a growing expectation is that new hires are capable of immediately producing publishable research as well as teaching. […]

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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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How To Be a Peer Reviewer: A Guide for Recent and Soon-to-be PhDs

Beth Miller, University of Missouri, Kansas City; Jon Pevehouse, University of Wisconsin; Ron Rogowski, University of California, Los Angeles; Dustin Tingley, Harvard University; Rick Wilson, Rice University Peer review is central to political science. In […]

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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 […]

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Doing a Literature Review

Jeffrey W. Knopf, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey Students entering a graduate program often encounter a new type of assignment that differs from the papers they had to write in high school or […]

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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 […]