The rankings focus on presidential achievements, leadership qualities, failures, and faults. A survey published last month asked 170 current and former members of the American Political Science Association to rank up to five presidents they believed to be the most polarizing. In 2014, the American Political Science Association survey rated Obama 18th. The American Political Science Association is out with a new ranking of US presidents for Presidents' Day, but don't expect the current White House occupant to … About the survey: 320 members of the American Political Science Association’s Presidents & Executive Politics section, the premier organization of experts of the American … The ranking of presidents by order of greatness was determined by members of the Presidents & Executive Politics section of the American Political Science Association. 2021 APSA Annual Meeting Proposal Submissions are Now Open | Deadline: January 14, 2021 Join us for the 117th American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, September 30 – October 3, 2021, in Seattle, Washington, to address the latest scholarship in political science while exploring the 2021 theme, “Promoting Pluralism.” Stacker compiled data from the annual “Presidential Greatness” ranking, a survey of 170 current and recent members of the Presidents & Executive Politics Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA)—in order to find out just which ones have succeeded and which have failed. February 20, 2018, 12:00 AM ... M embers of the American Political Science Association attempted to tell us something about the presidents. by Daniel J. Flynn. This article visualizes the results of the 2018 Presidential Greatness Survey, which was created and administered by B. Rottinghaus and J. Vaughn. They analyzed 166 responses from experts in political science who ranked the 44 US presidents on a 0–100 "greatness scale" where 0 represents abject failure, 50 is average, and 100 is great. Find out with C-SPAN's Presidential Historian Survey. Ranking the Presidents . In political studies, surveys have been conducted in order to construct historical rankings of the success of the presidents of the United States.Ranking systems are usually based on surveys of academic historians and political scientists or popular opinion. Which presidents do Presidential Historians rank best? It has been nearly six years since the last C Span poll on Rating Presidents took place in 2009, and now we have the American Political Science Association Poll of 162 Professors, scored late in 2014, and the differences between the two polls is startling.