This guide will assist you in developing your research topic and subsequent paper for PS 1955: Political Science Capstone, or other projects in the area of Political Science. It will also provide you with links to helpful sites and people.
According to the UPG program sheet for political science, this discipline "encourages the student to analyze the theories, institutions, and processes of political systems; develop a continuing and responsible interest in political activity and public affairs; and provide a basis for citizenship through a fundamental understanding of the nature of political systems."
These sample worksheets will help you refine your research topic, understand how to evaluate a scholarly journal article and explain what a literature review is.
The American Political Science Association (APSA) is a professional organization for the study of political science. Members from over 80 countries come together in order to expand awareness and understanding of politics.
Pi Sigma Alpha is one of several organizations that presents scholarly information in the field of history through conferences and publications.