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1University of Denver
Citation Information: The Forum. Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages –, ISSN (Online) 1540-8884, DOI: 10.2202/1540-8884.1381, October 2010
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Relative to other social scientists, political scientists seem disengaged from the political world outside the academy. In this article, I suggest that this is regrettable, arguing that such service is beneficial both for scholarship and for society at large. I examine two such forms of outside service: writing for a blog and working in a political party. I examine the potential pitfalls and benefits from such service.