Making the World Better

Engaged Scholars

Where to Read Their Work

Civic & Charitable Organizations

APSA Related Group on Civil Society, Policy, and Power. I founded and chair this group of roughly 80 political scientists researching and writing on nonprofits and donors. We hold panels and a reception/business meeting at the American Political Science Association’s annual meeting. I also maintain a Google Group (list-serve) for civil society scholars across disciplines. To join either, email me.

Professor Joel Fleishman & the Center for Strategic Philanthropy & Civil Society

Professor Theda Skocpol & the Scholars Strategy Network

Professor Deondra Rose & POLIS: Center for Politics

Professor Carolyn Barnes & social policy in urban and rural communities of color

Professors Philip CookJens LudwigHarold Pollack & the Crime Lab

Professor Bruce Jentleson & Bridging the Gap on foreign policy

Professor  Bill Adair & the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy and PolitiFact

Professors Leslie BabinskiAnna Gassman-Pines, Lisa Gennetian, and Christina Gibson-Davis & the Center for Child and Family Policy

Professor Gunther Peck & the Hart Leadership Program

Professor Jennifer Carlson & race, policing, and guns

Professor Nicholas Carnes & class diversity in governance

Professors Sandy Darity and Jay Pearson & the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity 

Professor Peter Feaver & the Triangle Institute for Security Studies

Professor Jay Hamilton & the Stanford University Journalism Program

Professors David Schanzer and Charles Kurzman & the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security

Professors Jeff Swanson and Allison Robertson & mental health/gun policy