Political Science Educator

Undergraduate Research Assistants and Scholarly Productivity

August 11, 2022

This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Winter/Spring 2017 issue.

The Teacher-Scholar


Elizabeth A. Bennion, Indiana University South Bend

One of the responsibilities of our lives as teacher-scholars is to teach students how to be scholars. Research papers, …

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From the Student: The Value of an Undergraduate Research Assistantship

August 11, 2022

This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Winter/Spring 2017 issue.


Xander E. Laughlin, Indiana University, Bloomington IN

When I began my undergraduate career, a political science faculty member at my university selected me to serve as her research …

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Message from the Section President

August 11, 2022
Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1

Dear section members:

Wow, it’s hard to believe that I’m writing my last newsletter. What a crazy couple of years we have had! Certainly, I did not realize that the bulk of my …

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Tips for Working with the Media

August 11, 2022
Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1

The Teacher-Scholar


Elizabeth A. Bennion, Indiana University South Bend

Many colleges and universities encourage faculty media engagement to demonstrate the expertise of the faculty, raise the profile of the university, and serve the …

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Student Perceptions of Open Educational Resources

August 11, 2022
Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1

Research Notes


John C. Davis, The University of Arkansas at Monticello, and Adam Mckee, The University of Arkansas at Monticello

The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) is a comprehensive, open-enrollment, rural-serving university. …

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Opportunities for Intergenerational Interactions in Undergraduate Research

August 11, 2022
Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1

Research Notes


David J. Fleming, Furman University, and Price St. Clair, Furman University

Many universities and university towns are becoming increasingly popular as retirement destinations for senior citizens. The AARP estimates that at …

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Bringing the Students Back in: How to Re-Engage Students in a “Post-Covid” World

August 11, 2022
Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1

Reflections


Reyhan Topal, the State University of New York at Albany, and Farzin Shargh, the State University of New York at Albany

The 2021-22 academic year was the first full year since the …

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Critical Thinking, Information Literacy and Democracy: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Tackle Misinformation and Prepare Students for Active Citizenship

August 11, 2022
Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1

Reflections


Barbara Robertson, Georgia State University’s Perimeter College, and Tamra Ortgies-Young, Georgia State University’s Perimeter College

Recent political events highlight the fragility of democratic values and the need for the University in creating …

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Coloring Within (and Sometimes Outside) the Lines: Teaching Gerrymandering and Redistricting

August 11, 2022
Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1

Reflections


Nick Kapoor, Fairfield College

My fascination with my two undergraduate majors, political science and mathematics, has only grown since graduating from Sacred Heart University in 2011. Gerrymandering and redistricting perfectly blend these …

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Teaching and Learning Immigration Politics as a Local Issue

August 11, 2022
Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1

Reflections


Kelly Bauer, Nebraska Wesleyan University, and Hyeonju Wang, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Teaching immigration politics in Nebraska is challenging. While there is a significant immigrant community, there are deep public opinion divisions (Vogt …

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