Political science

UVA professors object to a senior fellowship for high-ranking Trump surrogate

UVA professors object to a senior fellowship for a high-ranking Trump surrogate who has defended the president's comments on the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars

Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars.

Study: Editors of major political science journals demonstrate no systematic bias against female authors

Study says editors of major political science journals demonstrate no systematic bias against female authors. Yet women authors remain underrepresented in the field. Why?

Editor of prestigious political science journal uses website to deny harassment allegations

The editor of a prestigious political science journal uses its website to deny harassment allegations against him, prompting the Midwest Political Science Association to take action critics say it should have taken months ago.

Study finds evidence of institutional favoritism in academic publishing

Study finds evidence of institutional bias in publishing, in that journals favor the work of authors who either work or studied at the universities that house the publications.

A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash

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A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash, enabled in part by a controversial anonymous online forum for political scientists.

Political science group finds significant minority of members have experienced harassment at annual meeting

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“Sizable minority” of women have experienced inappropriate treatment at annual political science event, association survey finds.

Political scientists see the discipline's historical division across four subareas as hindering their ability to understand Trump's America

Political scientists see the discipline’s historical division across four subareas as hindering their collective ability to understand Trump’s America -- and its future.

Pro-colonialism article has been withdrawn over threats to journal editor

“The Case for Colonialism” has been revoked -- not over claims of shoddy scholarship or publication irregularities but rather threats to the journal editor. Some call it a disturbing precedent that could make academics less safe.

New paper from the editorial board of @womenalsoknow explains the initiative

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New paper explains effort to fight gender bias in political science, and, perhaps, in other disciplines as well.

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