A roundup of blogs, articles, and interviews from APSA Members, September 2017
Welcome to Press Gallery, APSA’s new roundup that features examples of blogging, writing, and interviews featuring political scientists. Public engagement is a valuable part of APSA members’ work. This regular roundup will spotlight the variety of ways APSA members write and talk about their expertise with the public. We are always eager to follow our members’ engagement online. Let us know what you are doing or reading with the hashtag #APSAPressGallery, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Month in Writing
Recent blogs and op-eds authored by APSA members
- Letters to a Young Blogger, Seth Masket, Pacific Standard, September 5, 2017
- Trump Uses Pay to Play. Here’s Why and How to Fix It., Jennifer Nicoll Victor, Mischiefs of Faction (via Vox), September 6, 2017
- Five Things You May Not Know About China’s North Korea Strategy, Oriana Skylar Mastro, AEI Ideas, September 12, 2017
- When Prosperity Leads to Disaffection: Evidence from Pakistan, Katrina Kosec, Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, and Andrew Healy, Foreign Affairs, September 18, 2017
- Teaching Civic Engagement, Alison Rios Millett McCartney and Elizabeth Matto, Baltimore Sun, September 19, 2017
- In Trump’s America, is the Supreme Court Still Seen as Legitimate?, Michael Nelson, Eric Plutzer, Michael Berkman, The Conversation, September 21, 2017
- Norms Matter, Brendan Nyhan, Politico Magazine, September/October 2017
Speaking Up: Political Scientists in the Media
Pieces providing insight into a current issue in the news
- Let’s Get Creative About Solving NYC’s Transportation Affordability Crisis, by David Meyer, NYC StreetsBlog, featuring Christina Greer, September 12, 2017
- The Party That Can’t Govern [Podcast], Slate’s Trumpcast, featuring Julia Azari, September 14, 2017
- Harvey Price Tag Brings Tax, Rainy Day Fund Talk, by John Austin, The Huntsville Item, featuring Mark Jones and Robert Stein, September 14, 2017
- The Uncertain Future of 124,000 DACA Recipients In Texas, by Caitlin Cruz, Texas Monthly, featuring Roberto Gonzales, September 19, 2017
- Kris Kobach Can Prove U.S. Elections Are Messy, But That’s Not The Same Thing As Fraudulent, by Maggie Koerth-Baker, FiveThirtyEight, featuring Charles Stewart, Walter Mebane, and Marc Meredith, September 22, 2017
Subject Spotlight: Charlottesville
Pieces providing insight into an issue in the news.
Coming soon to PSNow: Stay tuned for a list of additional writings and related teaching and learning resources on Charlottesville specifically, and politics, power, and group differences more broadly.
- Charlottesville and the Legacy of Slavery [Podcast], Minnesota Public Radio, Featuring Michael Fauntroy, Khalilah Brown-Dean, and Andra Gillespie, August 14, 2017
- White Identity Politics Isn’t Just About White Supremacy. It’s Much Bigger., Ashley Jardina, The Monkey Cage, August 16, 2017
- The Return of Racism?, Fredrick C. Harris and Robert C. Lieberman, Foreign Affairs, August 21, 2017
- The Meaning of Violence and Nonviolence after Charlottesville, Ioana Emy Matesan, Political Violence at a Glance, August 23, 2017
- Q&A: Political Science Professor Talks Whiteness, Charlottesville, Tufts’ Role, by Fina Short, Tufts Daily, Featuring Deborah Schildkraut, September 13, 2017
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