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Why Do We Need Diversity in the Political Methodology Society?

The following post is written by Christopher Achen, Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences and Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Achen was the first president of the Political Methodology section of the American Political Science Association. What does diversity … Continue reading

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An Assessment of the Visions in Methodology Initiative: Directions for Increasing Women’s Participation

The following post is written by Tiffany Barnes, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Kentucky, Emily Beaulieu, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Kentucky, and Yanna Krupnikov, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. … Continue reading

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An Effort to Increase Women’s Participation: The Visions in Methodology Initiative

The following post is written by Michelle Dion, Associate Professor of Political Science at McMaster University. Dion is the principal investigator and developer of OPPOSEM: A Web 2.0 Approach to Improving Methodological Training in Political Science. She is also the host of the … Continue reading

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Barriers to Women’s Participation in Political Methodology: Graduate School and Beyond

Why aren’t more women participating in the Political Methodology society? Statistics on attendance at the summer meetings reveal that from 1984 to 2010, about 25% of participants were women. While this proportion is not notably different from comparable political science … Continue reading

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Special Issue of TPM: Diversity and the Society for Political Methodology

The editors of The Political Methodologist and Meg Shannon of Florida State University are calling for papers for a special issue of TPM addressing diversity in the methods community! Why should we support efforts to nurture diversity within the political methodology society? The … Continue reading

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