KENNESAW, Georgia (December 1, 2021) – The American Political Science Association has appointed Charity Butcher, professor of political science at Kennesaw State University, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Political Science Education for 2022 to 2026.
The international journal will be hosted at KSU’s School of Government and International Affairs and the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development, both of which are part of the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The editorial team of Journal of Political Science Education will also include Associate Professor of Kennesaw State Tavishi Bhasin, Professor Elizabeth Gordon and Professor Maia Carter Hallward, as well as Alasdair Blair of De Montfort University, Alison Rios Millett McCartney of Towson University and Simon Usherwood of the Open University.
“We are delighted to have had this opportunity to serve as the editorial team of the Journal of Political Science Education, and we are fully committed to using this platform to amplify the voice of teaching and learning within the profession, ”said Butcher.
Butcher is currently the coordinator of the online Bachelor of Science in Political Science at KSU. She is the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Political Science Association. Butcher teaches undergraduate courses in US politics, international relations, US foreign policy, and global security, and teaches in the Master of Science in International Policy Management and PhD at KSU. in international conflict management programs.
The Journal of Political Science Education is an intellectually rigorous, peer-reviewed quarterly journal that publishes evidence-based and theoretically informed research on teaching and pedagogical issues in political science. It aims to represent a full range of empirical and philosophical questions, problems and approaches relevant to the teaching of political science at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including research on teaching methods, innovations and instructional techniques, classroom activities, instructional assessment and curriculum development.
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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two Atlanta metro campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the Georgia university system. The university’s vibrant culture, diverse population, strong global ties, and entrepreneurial spirit attract students from across the country and around the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral (R2) research institute, which places it among an elite group of just 6% of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.