Donna K. Axel • New Jersey City University
This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator, August 2008.
The political science major has shifted its focus from “promoter of substantive knowledge to an emphasis on skills, such as …Read More
Nancy E. Wright • Long Island University – Brooklyn
This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s December 2006 edition.
American university students typically have two paths by which to take courses in public administration—through a department or school …Read More
Veronica Reyna, Professor & Associate Chair of the Department of Government, Houston Community College
Not me. Not in my course. I protest, sign petitions, and even teach about injustice! Sound familiar? Many of us would never believe that we …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More