Department Journals

Journals edited within the Department of Political Science

Political Behavior 

Edited by Geoff Layman and Ben Radcliff
Political Behavior is the official journal of the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior section of APSA and is one of the top-ranked journals in political science. It publishes original research in the general fields of political behavior, institutions, processes, and policies. Coverage focuses on conventional and unconventional political behavior of individuals or small groups, and of large organizations that participate in the political process such as parties, interest groups, political action committees, governmental agencies, and mass media.

Politics & Gender

Edited by Christina Wolbrecht
Politics & Gender is an agenda-setting journal that publishes the highest quality scholarship on gender and politics and on women and politics. It aims to represent the full range of questions, issues, and approaches on gender and women across the major subfields of political science, including comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and U.S. politics. The Editor welcomes studies that address fundamental questions in politics and political science from the perspective of gender difference, as well as those that interrogate and challenge standard analytical categories and conventional methodologies.

The Review of Politics

Edited by Ruth Abbey
Book Review Editor: Mary Keys
The Review of Politics publishes articles primarily on political theory. They also publish historical and interpretive studies of public law, comparative politics, international relations, and public policy, as well as political readings of literary works.

Review of Social Economy 

Edited by Amitava Dutt
The Review of Social Economy aims to promote interdisciplinary perspectives on economic behavior, institutions and outcomes at both micro and systemic levels, and to strengthen the connections between economics and related disciplines in the social sciences and humanities, including philosophy, political science, and sociology.