New Blog Series: Navigating the Academic Conference

The 2013 Western Political Science Association Conference is only 15 days away. In the days leading up to the Conference, we’ll be unveiling a blog series that explores the academic conference in political science. These blog posts will explore a variety of different topics based on our practice of attending conferences in academia.

Within this series, we would also like to hear from you! Email us your own perspective of conferences at We would like to know what’s your favorite part of attending conferences, why you attend conferences, or what you’re looking forward to in Hollywood this year.

The 2013 Western Political Science Association will be held in Hollywood, CA from March 28-March 30, 2013. For more information, visit