Bill Koetzle was the Legislative Director for Congressman Dennis Hastert (R-IL). He currently is the Manager of Legislative, Regulatory and Political Affairs for Chevron Corporation where he oversees the process of identifying, prioritizing, analyzing, and developing company positions on public policy issues. I became a political science major, I think, for a very common reason and[…]
The Edward S. Corwin prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of public law. The Recipient is Matthew Hitt, Louisiana State University for the Dissertation: “Judgment-rationale inconsistency in the US Supreme Court,” Ohio State University Matthew Hitt advances an elegant theory that considers an important aspect of Supreme Court decision making[…]
The #APSA2013 Annual Meeting took place at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Ill. Below are some highlights of the exhibit hall.
Police Work: The Centrality of Labor Repression in American Political History Alex Gourevitch The great promise of our capitalist society is that it is organized on the basis of consent, not coercion. When all persons are free to pursue their own interests, they discover that it is to their own benefit to become very good at making something[…]
This theme session took place on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 8 a.m. in the Hilton Union Square Continental Ballroom 5, San Francisco, Calif. It was sponsored by Division 38: Political Communication. Chair: Alvin B. Tillery, Northwestern University Presenters: E.J. Dionne Christina M. Greer, Fordham University Karthick Ramakrishnan, University of California Riverside Jeffrey Ryan Smith,[…]
Race, Punishment, and Public Opinion Vincent Hutchings On August 9, 2014, an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The deadly confrontation occurred under disputed circumstances and led to weeks of racially charged protests in the small, predominantly African American community. On November[…]
The American Political Science Association is delighted to announce the inaugural Pracademic Fellowships for 2016. Susan Marie Opp, Colorado State University will serve as one of the first Pracademic Fellows supported by the Beryl Radin Fund, and will serve in the Office of Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency. Professor Opp will focus on sustainable[…]
Donna Shalala served as the secretary to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Clinton Administration. I thought it was going to be actually a journalist and my father was active in politics — Republican politics and I liked the politicians that I met and was impressed by them. I like the[…]