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Rethinking the Undergraduate Political Science Major

Rethinking the Undergraduate Political Science Major by John Ishiyama, University of North Texas This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Summer 2019 issue From May 31 to June 2, a major conference was held in […]

2020 Elections

Call for Submissions: Undergraduate Poll Worker Essay Contest

Undergraduate Poll Worker Essay Contest The American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Electoral Assistance Task Force invites students who served as election workers in polling places to submit brief essays reflecting on the experience.  In preparing […]

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Hard Truths: The Importance of Teaching Race in Introductory American Government and Politics for Undergraduates

Hard Truths: The Importance of Teaching Race in Introductory American Government and Politics for Undergraduates by Rongal D. Watson, Beloit College In this essay, I recount the rationale for emphasizing race in an introductory American […]

Data

Chart of the Month: Political Science in the 2020s

What was the past decade like for political science undergraduate completions? Political science undergraduate degree completions were in decline from 2012-2016. 2016 to 2018 saw slight positive growth, propelled by the number of women completing […]

Research

It’s National Undergraduate Research Week! April 8-12, 2019

National Undergraduate Research Week, which takes place this year from April 8-12, recognizes undergraduate research projects and the importance of providing research opportunities for students. In conjunction with Undergraduate Research Week, APSA showcases undergraduate research projects submitted […]

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Chart of the Month: Undergraduate Curriculum

The October chart of the month focuses on undergraduate curriculum. The chart highlights course offerings, degree requirements, and general education requirements at institutions offering degrees in political science and government in the United States. For […]

Research

National Undergraduate Research Week, April 3-7

April 3-7 is Undergraduate Research Week! National Undergraduate Research Week, which takes place this year from April 3-7, recognizes undergraduate research projects and the importance of providing research opportunities for students. In conjunction with Undergraduate […]