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Founded in 1903, the American Political Science Association is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 13,000 members in more than 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments, and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe to deepen our understanding of politics, democracy, and citizenship throughout the world.

The APSA offers a range of resources for the media:

APSA Experts Database: The APSA Experts Database features political scientists available to speak to the media on a broad array of topics. Connecting with our experts is easy:

Contact our Press Team
Interested in finding an expert on a particular topic? Email us at press@apsanet.org with your topic and deadline, and we’ll help you connect to the right source. 

Follow our APSA Media Alerts
In advance of key events and following major news developments, we also publish alerts to highlight the availability of our experts who can speak to the issues at hand. Get our alerts by following us on Twitter at @APSAtweets


APSAnet, PS Now, and @APSAtweets
Follow news from the discipline and stay up to date on cutting-edge research through our homepage and our companion site PSNow. And follow us on Twitter, too!

APSA Annual Meeting
The 113th APSA Annual Meeting will take place August 31 – September 3, 2017, in San Francisco to address the latest scholarship in political science while exploring the 2017 theme, “The Quest for Legitimacy: Actors, Audiences and Aspirations.” Learn more at the conference website.

APSA Publications
APSA publishes four leading political science journals:

The American Political Science Review (APSR) is the leading journal of political science research in the world. APSR has been in continuous circulation for over 100 years.

Perspectives on Politics seeks to provide a space for broad and synthetic discussion within the political science profession and between the profession and the broader scholarly and reading public. 

PS: Political Science and Politics has served as the journal of record for the profession since 1968. PS publishes scholarly essays as well as news and features on the discipline.

The Journal of Political Science Education publishes evidence-based and theoretically informed scholarship on teaching and pedagogical issues in political science.

Learn more about these journals and other APSA publications here
Fellowships for Journalists
The APSA sponsors congressional fellowships that enable journalists and other professionals to gain hands-on knowledge of Congress and the legislative process through placements in Senate and House offices. Learn more about the Congressional Fellowship Program here. We are currently accepting applications for 2017-2018 fellowships. 

APSA Membership
The APSA membership includes journalists and other members of the media. Learn more about the benefits of membership here.
More About APSA:
• APSA’s core objectives
• APSA’s leadership

American Political Science Association
1527 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036-1206
(202) 483-2512 • Fax: +1 (202) 483-2657

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