Member Profiles

Remembering Burdett Loomis 

by Michael A. Smith, Professor of Political Science, Emporia State University Dr. Burdett “Bird” Loomis died in late September.  He served for many decades as a Professor of Political Science at the University of Kansas.  Though he never served in public office himself, Loomis’ advocacy of good…


Celebrating 90 Years of University of Michigan Press

by Shaun Manning, Publications Sales and Exhibits Manager, University of Michigan Press. What is your company’s history? What sets your company apart? University of Michigan Press was founded in 1930, making 2020 our 90th anniversary year. Our disciplinary strength in political science and…


Exhibitor Spotlight: Springer Nature

by Lorraine Klimowich, Senior Editor for Political Science, Economics, and Public Administration, Springer Nature What is your company’s history? What sets your company apart? Springer was founded by Julius Springer in 1842 in Berlin. It quickly became Germany’s leading scientific publisher. Over…


MPSA Member Profile: Ajenai Clemmons

Ajenai Clemmons is a Ph.D. Candidate in public policy with a concentration in political science at Duke University. Her academic research focuses on the most important factors that help and harm the police-community relationship, focusing especially on African Americans and European Muslims.…


MPSA Member Profile: Lisa Baldez

Dr. Lisa Baldez is Professor of Government and Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies at Dartmouth College. She is the author of Why Women Protest: Women’s Movements in Chile (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and Defying Convention: US Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women’s Rights…


MPSA Member Profile: Rebecca Dew

Dr. Rebecca Dew is an Independent Researcher based in Florida, where she can be reached at Academia.edu or her personal website, or followed on Twitter @beccadew. Additionally, Dew is a recent participant in the Wikipedia Fellows program. Here we ask her a few questions about her experiences: What…


MPSA Membership - Get a FREE trial this weekend!

Members of the discipline are invited to try a complimentary MPSA Membership through Monday, September 3, 2018 (Labor Day), just by signing up at www.MPSAnet.org. As MPSA members, political science scholars from every state and more than 100 countries have access to a wide range of benefits and…


MPSA Member Profile: Kevin R. Anderson

[vimeo 185321262 w=640 h=360]Kevin Anderson, EIU Political Science   Kevin R. Anderson is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Eastern Illinois University where he teaches courses in American government, political theory and African American politics. Anderson was recently…


Q&A with Emily Farris re: The TCU Justice Journey

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slfLGQewr6A?rel=0&controls=0] MPSA member Emily Farris is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, TX where she and a colleague run an interdisciplinary civil rights course and an annual Spring Break…