We pulled a few photos from today’s events. It includes awards, short courses, meetings and other candid shots from around the convention.
KU NEWS SERVICE Contact: George Diepenbrock, (785) 864-8853, (785) 423-0505 (cell), email@example.com Original release available here. More minority teachers in schools gives more fair perception of discipline SAN FRANCISCO — Black students in schools with more black teachers have more positive attitudes and higher perceptions of fairness in school discipline, according to a new study[…]
Assessing and Maximizing the Impact of the Social Sciences: A British Perspective Sara B. Hobolt, London School of Economics and Political Science “Universities are under increasing pressure from government to demonstrate that they make a difference,” says Sara B. Hobolt. She goes on to discuss what she calls the “impact agenda” that has permeated British[…]
The E.E. Schattschneider prize is awarded annually for the best doctoral dissertation completed and accepted during that year or the previous year in the field of American government. Danielle M. Thomsen’s dissertation focuses on two seemingly unrelated questions and their intersection. First, she examines patterns of candidate emergence to the US Congress and its relationship[…]
Communicating Policy-Relevant Science James N. Druckman, Northwestern University In this article, James N. Druckman explores the practical question of how political science can be best communicated to both policy makers and citizens. He begins by discussing how individuals actually form opinions and make decisions. He explains the four “common features of information processing” that apply[…]
Katharine Bradley is this years winner for the Leonard D. White Award. The Leonard D. White prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation successfully defended during the previous two years in the field of public administration. The 2015 Leonard D. White Dissertation Award Committee has selected as its winner: Katharine Bradley’s Who Lobbies the Lobbyists? Bureaucratic Influence[…]
Emphasizing the Scholar in Public Scholarship Khalilah L. Brown-Dean, Quinnipiac University From Khalilah L. Brown-Dean’s article: Scholars have long debated the state of the discipline, with growing agreement that political science should be more publically engaged. Determining how that engagement should occur has been a decidedly more difficult task. APSA and its members must retreat[…]
Women’s Engagement in African Politics: Opportunities and Constraints Sat, September 5, 4:15 to 6:00pm, Hilton, Continental Parlor 2 Session Description Our discipline has long been concerned with the problem of gender equality, in general, and the underrepresentation of women in positions of power, in particular. In recent years, the share of women holding political office[…]