Be Explicit: Identifying and Addressing Misaligned Goals in Collaborative Research Teams
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by Clarissa Nogueira
4h ago
Be Explicit: Identifying and Addressing Misaligned Goals in Collaborative Research Teams By Nicholas Haas, Aarhus University The misalignment of goals among researchers, external organizational partners (OPs), and study participants is thought to pose a challenge to the successful implementation of collaborative research projects. However, the goals of different collaborative team members almost never are elicited, making identification of misalignment and its potential consequences a difficult task. In this evaluation of a United Nations Nonviolent Communication Program conducted in Banglades ..read more
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Insiders, Outsiders, and Credible Visitors in Research
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by Clarissa Nogueira
3d ago
Insiders, Outsiders, and Credible Visitors in Research By Alesha Porisky and Aarie Glas, Northern Illinois University There is a growing consensus around both the importance of researcher positionality for the conduct of research and the intersectional and variable salience of positionality and its effects. However, at the same time, static assumptions of “insider” and “outsider” status prevail. This article presents a productive and two-fold intervention in these discussions. First, we show that the insider/outsider distinction is fraught on logistical and conceptual grounds. Relying on our e ..read more
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APSA MENA Workshops Funding Renewed Through 2025
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by Clarissa Nogueira
4d ago
In December 2022, Carnegie Corporation of New York renewed its support for the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Program. The three-year grant will continue APSA’s support for early-career scholars across the Arab MENA region, with the goal of increasing the capacity of these scholars to publish empirically rich analysis of emerging issues in political science. Through a series of annual workshops, departmental collaborations, research grants, methods trainings, and mentoring initiatives, the Program extends APSA’s engagement with the internat ..read more
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Call for Applications: APSA Diversity Fellowship Program- 1st and 2nd Year PhD Students
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by Clarissa Nogueira
4d ago
Applications for the 2023-2024 APSA Diversity Fellowship Program- Spring Cycle are now open! The spring application cycle will provide $2000 awards to support first and second year students in political science PhD programs. Applications are due on March 3, 2023.Submit an online application now! The DFP was established in 1969 as the Black Graduate Student Fellowship to increase the number of African American graduate students in the discipline. In 1979, the Chicano Student Fellowship was established. Over time, the fellowship program evolved into the Minority Fe ..read more
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Meet DFP Fall Fellow, Mengyuan (Johnny) Zheng, St. John’s University
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by Clarissa Nogueira
5d ago
Mengyuan (Johnny) Zheng is a senior at St. John’s University, majoring in government and politics with minors in theology and philosophy. As a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, he has conducted 3 independent research in authoritarian politics and philosophy. Zheng’s current research focuses on the authoritarian rule of Castro’s Cuba and China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia. He has also presented his work “The Authoritarian Rule of Lukashenka’s Belarus” at the 2022 Research Month Conference at his university and was fortunate enough to have won a $250 1st place prize for his work. Hi ..read more
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The Politics of United States Police Statistics
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by Clarissa Nogueira
5d ago
In the APSA Public Scholarship Program, graduate students in political science produce summaries of new research in the American Political Science Review. This piece, written by Monique Newton, covers the new article by Scott J. Cook, Texas A&M University, and David Fortunato,University of California, San Diego, and Copenhagen Business School: “The Politics of Police Data: State Legislative Capacity and the Transparency of State and Substate Agencies”.  In recent years the validity of the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) h ..read more
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Apply for the APSA Women’s Research Virtual Mentoring Workshop (Deadline February 12)
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by Clarissa Nogueira
6d ago
The APSA Women’s Research Mentoring Workshop will be held virtually in Spring 2023. The workshop is open to junior scholars in all subfields of political science who identify as women, non-binary, or genderqueer and who received a Ph.D. in the last 5 years. The workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to network and receive focused expert feedback on research from peers and mentors in their field. The workshop will consist of a 2-day virtual program. Participants will be arranged into small groups and assigned to senior women mentors in their research area.  Each attendee wi ..read more
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Recognizing the Merit of our Peers: 2023 APSA Award Nominations | Deadline: February 15, 2023
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by Clarissa Nogueira
6d ago
Submit 2023 APSA Award Nominations | Deadline: February 15, 2023 One of the many important roles of the American Political Science Association (APSA) is recognizing excellence in the political science profession.  APSA makes awards for the best dissertations, papers and articles, and books in the various subfields, and for career achievement in research, teaching and service to the discipline.  These awards will be presented at the 2023 APSA Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California. Contact awards@apsanet.org if you have questions. Learn more and submit a nomination. Nominations wil ..read more
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Meet DFP Fall Fellow, Jalen Ward, California State University, Fullerton
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by Clarissa Nogueira
1w ago
Jalen Ward is a second-year master’s student studying political science and government at California State University, Fullerton. Ward is a current Pa’lante Fellow and Grad Equity scholar at his campus. He splits his time working in health policy at a healthcare startup and working for his program’s department as a TA and advisor to undergrads. His current research focuses on political psychology, revanchism and irredentism in states like Russia and China, and political epistemology. Ward’s current thesis project focuses on political agnotology and dissemination of information in a myriad ..read more
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The Competing Influence of Policy Content and Political Cues: Cross-Border Evidence from the United States and Canada
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by Clarissa Nogueira
1w ago
The Competing Influence of Policy Content and Political Cues: Cross-Border Evidence from the United States and Canada By Isabel Williams, University of Arizona, Timothy B. Gravelle, Momentive and Samara Klar, University of Arizona When individuals evaluate policies, they consider both the policy’s content and its endorsers. In this study, we investigate the conditions under which these sometimes competing factors guide preferences. In an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, American President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau bilaterally agreed to close their shared border to refu ..read more
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