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Diversity and Political Methodology: A Graduate Student’s Perspective

[Correction: a previous version of this post stated that Danica McKellar has a PhD in Mathematics. Ms. McKellar has a BS in Mathematics from UCLA.] The following post is written by Rumman Chowdhury, a graduate student in political science at … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Mentoring to Train and Retain Methodologists

The following post is written by Frederick Boehmke, Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa. Boehmke hosted the 2010 meeting of the Political Methodology Society at the University of Iowa. Mentoring as a Tool for Retaining Methdologists “But … 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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