Political science

First 'Minerva' Grants Awarded

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The first "Minerva" grants have been announced -- and they are going to respected scholars at leading universities for a range of topics that could inform U.S. military and diplomatic thinking. The grants also don't appear likely to end controversy over the program, although the change coming next month in the White House may lessen some concerns.

Colleges Plan for Obama Inaugural

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Colleges and universities will celebrate and observe the upcoming presidential inauguration -- on campus and in Washington.

Political Scientists and Human Rights

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This decade has seen a surge in publishing on the issue -- both in journals and in dissertation topics -- but does it remain on the discipline's margins?

Mixing Theory and Practice on Defense Policy

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A relative newcomer on the Beltway scene, Missouri State's defense and strategic studies program attracts aspiring policy wonks (and hawks).

A College Ends Poli Sci

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In a sign of the times, Wisconsin Lutheran's layoffs will mean the end to a major and any courses in a field once considered a necessity for a liberal arts institution.

Hiring Coup or Tainted Hire?

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Texas Tech educators and others debate university's selection of Alberto Gonzales, Bush's attorney general, to teach political science and help recruit Latino students.

Shift in Middle East Studies?

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New generation of students -- veterans and others returning from Afghanistan and Iraq -- may have different focus from many who have traditionally entered the field.

What Counts for Tenure

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Survey of political science chairs shows teaching/research gap and differences by sector in whether a candidate is likely to be denied or a department is likely to be overruled.

Israel and Academic Freedom

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When political scientist at Ben-Gurion U. endorsed boycott of his country -- in article in the U.S. -- he set off debates in both nations about professors' rights.

Poli Sci Reformation?

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Special panel considers ways that the field may be out of step with demographics. Solutions being weighed could challenge the role of research, research universities, and dominance of mathematical methodologies.

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