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Jud Mathews – 2016 Edward S. Corwin Award Recipient

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Edward S. Corwin prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of public law. Jud Mathews of Yale University offers a theoretically rich and empirically engaging answer to the question of constitutional doctrinal dispersion. While most studies focus on the degree to which constitutions constrain governmental actors or how lower courts […]

The Value of the APSA Congressional Fellowship in an Era of Dysfunction

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The latest virtual issue of PS features articles written by alumni of the Congressional Fellowship Program (CFP) from 2010 to 2015. The CFP fellows serve yearlong placements in congressional and executive offices, and they chronicle their firsthand experiences in the pages of PS. Enjoy the full virtual issue here. The Value of the APSA Congressional […]

Meet Minority Fellowship Program Recipient Alejandra Gimenez

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The following student was named as 2016-2017 APSA Minority Fellowship Program recipient during the fall 2015 application cycle. These fellows plan on entering a PhD program in political science in the fall of 2016. Alejandra Gimenez is a senior from Connecticut studying political science at Brigham Young University. She has been an undergraduate research fellow […]

Rachel Potter – 2016 E.E. Schattschneider Award Recipient

Monday, August 22, 2016

The E.E. Schattschneider prize is awarded annually for the best doctoral dissertation completed and accepted during that year or the previous year in the field of American government. Rachel Potter’s dissertation takes on an important component of federal policymaking that is often ignored and yet central to the notion of democratic accountability— the practice of […]

Congress from the Inside: U.S.–Africa Foreign Policy and Black Ethnic Politics

Monday, August 22, 2016

The latest virtual issue of PS features articles written by alumni of the Congressional Fellowship Program (CFP) from 2010 to 2015. The CFP fellows serve yearlong placements in congressional and executive offices, and they chronicle their firsthand experiences in the pages of PS. Enjoy the full virtual issue here. Congress from the Inside: U.S.–Africa Foreign […]

Meet 2016 Fund for Latino Scholarship Recipient Danielle Lemi

Monday, August 22, 2016

Danielle Lemi is a PhD candidate in political science at UC Riverside specializing in political behavior and race and ethnic politics in the American context. In her mixed-method dissertation, The Consequences of Multiracial Identity for Elected Officials,  Danielle examines the how the media portrays multiracial elected officials, how voters evaluate multiracial candidates, and how multiracial […]

John Voorheis, Nolan McCarty, and Boris Shor win the 2016 Franklin L. Burdette/Pi Sigma Alpha Award

Friday, August 19, 2016

The Franklin L. Burdette/Pi Sigma Alpha prize is awarded annually for the best paper presented at the previous year’s annual meeting. The award is supported by Pi Sigma Alpha. Rising income inequality and its political consequences are important topics of major concern across political science.  In an extensive investigation of American state legislatures and legislators […]

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2016 Proposed Draft APSA Bylaws
Read the proposed new bylaws of the American Political Science Association, passed by the Council and to be voted on at the All-Member Business Meeting. The All-Member business meeting will take place on Thursday, September 1 at 12 p.m. during the APSA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

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Hotels and conference spaces for meetings as large as APSA are contracted at least 5 years in advance. APSA's 117th Annual Meeting will be held in Seattle September 29-October 3, 2021 at the Washington Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle. APSA's 118th Annual Meeting will be held in Montreal September 14-18, 2022 at Palais des congrès de Montréal/The Montreal Convention Center and the Westin Montreal. APSA had done in-depth analysis to be able to make these changes. Learn more.


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A Proposal for a New APSA Journal
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