Category: Research

Single Country Research in Comparative Politics

I recently shared the following figure on Twitter: The image depicts change—but also some continuity—in the scope and methods of articles published in top journals in the field of comparative politics. It comes from an analysis of every article published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, World […]

Why Political Scientists Should Stop Worrying about Policy Relevance

The sixth annual meeting of the Southeast Asia Research Group featured a fascinating roundtable on political science, Southeast Asia research, and the policy world. Taking advantage of the meeting’s location at Georgetown, our local hosts Diana Kim and Yuhki Tajima invited four speakers whose expertise ran from gender and violence to community driven development to […]