Political science

Purdue looks to adopt civics knowledge as undergraduate requirement

Purdue's Mitch Daniels thinks civics knowledge should be a graduation requirement. Many faculty members agree.

Political science association pleases and surprises members with its flagship publication's new editorial team

Political science association pleases and surprises members with its flagship publication's new editorial team.

Professor says his course proposal on conservative thought was rejected because of diversity rule

Professor says his course proposal on conservative political thought was rejected because it doesn't advance diversity as it's widely understood. He thinks that's wrong.

Harvard revokes emeritus status and retirement privileges from professor who harassed women for decades

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Harvard revokes emeritus status and retirement privileges from professor who was found to have harassed women for decades.

Survey of more than 500 China scholars provides data on how frequently they experience Chinese state repression

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First-of-its-kind survey of China scholars seeks to quantify just how frequently they encounter repressive actions by the Chinese state intended to stop or circumscribe their research. A majority say self-censorship is a problem.

When petitions and internal lobbying failed, two senior faculty members at UVA resigned in protest of senior fellowship for key Trump ally

When petitions and internal lobbying failed, two senior faculty members at the U of Virginia resigned in protest of a plum senior fellowship for a key Trump ally.

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Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars

Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars.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

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