Political science professors explain Georgia’s Elections Integrity Act of 2021

Political science professors explain Georgia’s Elections Integrity Act of 2021

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Georgia lawmakers have passed an election bill that would limit access to statewide voting and give state officials more power over local elections. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Thursday signed off on the bill imposing tougher restrictions on Georgia’s election process. “The goal of the design is to make voting more … Read more

Sekhon named Meyer Professor of Political Science and Statistics and Data

Sekhon named Meyer Professor of Political Science and Statistics and Data

Jasjit Sekhon Jasjeet Sekhon, who conducts research on causal inference, machine learning and experimental design, has been named Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science, Statistics and Data Science. His appointment was effective on February 20. As a member of the College of Arts and Sciences, Sekhon has applied his work across the social sciences, including … Read more

Seattle University political science professor discusses Washington primary election

Seattle University political science professor discusses Washington primary election

A Seattle University political science professor breaks down winners and losers and explains what it all means ahead of the November elections. # retweet Seattle voters are preparing to elect a new mayor and attorney for the city in November. In what may be the biggest shocker of the primaries, Seattle Attorney General Pete Holmes … Read more

History/Political Science Adjunct Faculty – Felician University of New Jersey

History/Political Science Adjunct Faculty – Felician University of New Jersey

Felician University offers exciting opportunities for Assistant Professors in a History/Political Science For the academic year 2021-2022. Under the supervision of the full-time faculty, the Assistant Instructors will provide classroom experiences grounded in the “best practices” of higher education and their respective disciplines. Type of the job: Part-time, 1-2 courses per semester during the 2021-2022 … Read more

The Test-Taker’s Guide to AP U.S. Government and Politics Course | College Admissions Playbook

The Test-Taker’s Guide to AP U.S. Government and Politics Course | College Admissions Playbook

More than 326,000 students took the Advanced Placement Exam for US Government and Politics in 2020. The class includes two forms of assessment: end-of-year examination and “in the year” assignments such as course project, teacher-set tests, unit exams and so on. The year-end exam in May is a three-hour exam consisting of 55 multiple-choice questions … Read more

Retired Marine, U of M political science expert talk about conditions in Afghanistan

Retired Marine, U of M political science expert talk about conditions in Afghanistan

US Central Command says it bombed the “ISIS-Khorasan plot” – not directly related to Thursday’s attack. Meanwhile, just four days after the deadline for troop withdrawal, several hundred Americans and many Afghans are struggling to get out of the country. The Pentagon says more than 5,400 people are inside the airport waiting for flights. “I … Read more

‘This is what gerrymandering looks like’ says political science professor

‘This is what gerrymandering looks like’ says political science professor

BRONSVILLE, Texas (Valley Center) – On Tuesday, Texas Representative County 43 GM Lozano introduced an amendment to redraw Cameron County’s 37 and 38 counties. $36.4 million is coming to support Operation Lone Star, where thousands of pounds of drugs have been seized since March “My reading of your proposed amendment, pulling my house from 37th … Read more

UF professors can’t testify in Florida voting rights case

UF professors can’t testify in Florida voting rights case

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for free speech for faculty at universities and colleges across Florida, the University of Florida has refused to allow three political science professors to continue serving as expert witnesses in a case that challenges new state law restricting access to voting. On cases before the state, political … Read more