Jeffrey C. Isaac

Jeffrey C. Isaac
Jeffrey C. Isaac is the James H. Rudy Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington. He has served as Editor in Chief of Perspectives on Politics since 2009, and served as Book Review Editor since 2005.

IS MORE DELIBERATION ABOUT DA-RT REALLY SO GOOD?

The controversy within American political science about DA-RT—an initiative claiming to remedy a deficiency in the accessibility and transparency of data analysis—continues apace. Well over 20 journals have committed themselves to codifying new requirements for article submissions, in a statement now known as JETS (Journal Editors Transparency Statement). A small ...

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Further Thoughts on DA-RT

What’s up with DA-RT? What happened regarding DA-RT at the APSA meeting in San Francisco? Is it true, as one prominent editor has been quoted, that DA-RT is a fait accompli, and that “the train has already left the station?” In recent weeks I have been repeatedly asked these questions. ...

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A Political Science Public Sphere

Matthew Flinders is a terrific writer. While we’ve never met, I have greatly enjoyed his book Defending Politics, and was very pleased to have been invited by him to participate in a symposium that he organized on the relevance of political science that was published in May 2013 issue of ...

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