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The Dewey M. Clayton Collection – Social Movements, Political Discourse & Racial Justice

July 27, 2020

Dewey M. Clayton, professor of political science at the University of Louisville, is an expert on American politics and U.S. social movements. His most recent book is The Presidential Campaign of Barack Obama: a critical analysis of a racially transcendent strategy. He is also the author of numerous scholarly articles including “Black Lives Matter and…

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JPSE: The Inclusive Classroom Reading List

June 30, 2020

This Educate-JPSE collaboration brings together articles published in the Journal of Political Science Education that discuss classroom approaches related to teaching about race, racism, social justice and civic action. Our reading list offers a range of materials – from syllabi, reading lists to active learning assignments – that discuss classroom practices through the lens of identity, gender and power relations. It includes…

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The Andrea Benjamin Collection

June 30, 2020

Andrea Benjamin, an associate professor of African and African American studies at The University of Oklahoma, is the author of “Racial Coalition Building in Local Elections: Elite Cues and Cross-Ethnic Voting.” She is also the co-author of “Set in Stone? Predicting Confederate Monument Removal,” recently published in PS: Political Science and Politics. Andrea Benjamin earned her…

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#Black Lives Matter

June 30, 2020

#PoliSci Tweets is Educate’s regular round-up of political science resources and discussions. This week features a variety of publicly available resources around the movement for Black Lives. Julia Azari is Associate Professor and Assistant Chair in the Department of Political Science at Marquette University I don't care if you don't like podcasts or even if…

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Politics, Groups, and Identities: #Black Lives Matter Micro-Syllabus

June 23, 2020

Politics, Groups, and Identities, managed by the Western Political Science Association, is one of political science’s leading academic journals. The journal editors put together a micro-syllabus and an accompanying introduction, published in the Washington Post’s “Monkey Cage.” The reading list is un-gated and free to read through August 2020. “Here’s How to Teach Black Lives…

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Race, Capital & Empire Toolkit

June 23, 2020

The public outcry following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Sean Reed, and countless others, the numerous images capturing police brutality, and the Executive Branch’s activation of the Insurrection Act of 1807 to mobilize federal forces against American protestors, invites scholars, educators and the public to reconsider the standard relationship between state,…

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The Knowledge We Have Lost

June 22, 2020

Ajay Verghese on the continued importance of foundational texts in the political science classroom.

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Eurozone Crisis and Policy Roundtable Simulation

June 12, 2020

William Winecoff’s exercise asks students to simulate the negotiation process of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis of 2010-2012. Students represent different countries and institutions involved in the crisis and seek to reach agreement. This follows two lectures on the subject, as well as several sets of readings, so that they have the relevant background information….

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Preparing For Fall With Lessons From The Spring

June 8, 2020

Eric Loepp shares his Spring 2020 survey results covering student experiences with the sudden transition to online learning.

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Between Remote Teaching & Learning: Teaching Assistants in the Time of COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Charmaine N. Willis and Reyhan Topal offer graduate teaching assistants strategies to manage their dual role as educator and student.

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