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

Businesspeople having a meeting, Illustration, CG, High Angle ViewPeer review is central to political science. In this article we collect the ideas of journal editors in political science and several recent PhDs, who met as a panel at the 2011 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting to discuss the principles of the review process. This includes why reviewing is important to the development of one’s own scholarship but also offers some nuts and bolts on reviewing.

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PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 46 / Issue 01 / January 2013, pp 120-123

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