Tenure case enmeshed in Middle East debates also raises issues about collegiality and departmental authority.
Political scientists join other disciplines in considering how to be sure scholars are treated fairly when they collaborate.
Political scientist gets ready to end long career at Marquette to start a new university dedicated to the ideas of the 13th century thinker.
Political science journal publishes plan that would let would-be graduate students evaluate programs on something more important than reputation: whether they can land a good academic job.
DePaul calls off Norman Finkelstein's classes and takes away his office. He vows to show up and teach -- and to use civil disobedience if necessary.
Specific curricular approaches can move students beyond apathy and ignorance -- without necessarily changing their ideologies, new Carnegie study finds.
Political scientists consider how they can shake up their teaching techniques, and report success with some unconventional approaches.
Scholars of government consider whether they are too parochial, how genetics is changing their discipline, and use of other fields to enliven teaching.
Controversial professor resigns and both sides issue conciliatory statements, but many believe academic freedom issues will outlast tenure dispute.
Political science study points out that some of what's missing in graduate education would make the new Ph.D.'s more desirable as job candidates -- especially outside research institutions.
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