APSAnet.org maintenance Today’s the big day. We’re going to take the APSAnet.org login system offline around 3:30 pm Eastern time. Unfortunately, there was no way around this. You will be able to access publicly available pages, but you won’t be able to login to conduct any business or any resource that requires a login. If[…]
There’s been a great deal of discussion about what we want PSNow to be. Actually, that discussion is still happening. We want this to be a place where people can easily share content and interact with that content. That content will be in traditional forms but will also be in video, audio and podcasts. Really[…]
The release originally appears on the Cambridge website The latest issue of PS: Political Science & Politics turns the spotlight on diversity in political science with a collection of articles that addresses diversity within political science and across academia. Guest editors from the University of Virginia-Carol Mershon (professor of politics) and Denise Walsh (associate professor in[…]
Megan Ming Francis is the winner of the 2015 Ralph Bunche Award for the best scholarly work in political science that explores the phenomenon of ethnic and cultural pluralism, American Political Science Association. Read more here
Craig Volden & Alan Wiseman’s Book, “Legislative Effectiveness in the United States Congress: The Lawmaker,” wins the APSA Kammerer Award for best book on U.S. policy. The award will be presented at this year’s Annual Meeting. Read More
APSA has long been attentive to and concerned about replication and data research transparency. We have made available two large symposia, both published in PS, concerning replication and data research transparency. The first symposium, published in 1995, includes Gary King’s often cited article “Replication, Replication.” The second symposium, published in 2014, is Openness in Social[…]
Leonard P. “Len” Hirsch, a senior policy adviser at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington for 26 years and founder of the organization representing LGBT employees of the federal government known as Federal GLOBE, died June 12 at the National Institutes of Health Hospital in Bethesda, Md. He was 59. Read the full story.
In March 2015, APSA, the Center for Political Studies at the University of Michigan, and the Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry at Syracuse University, co-sponsored “Data Sharing and Research Transparency in the Social Sciences: the Role of Scholarly Associations” in Washington D.C. This workshop on data access and research transparency (DA-RT) brought together leaders[…]