APSA Teaching & Learning Conference

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Register Now for the 2023 APSA Teaching & Learning Conference (TLC)!

Attend the in-person 16th APSA Teaching & Learning Conference (TLC) in Baltimore, Maryland, February 10‒12, 2023, to share research and innovative tools for political science education with teaching scholars engaging in highly interactive forums. The conference invites attendees to engage in the conference theme, “Re-Energizing Political Science Education: Innovations and New Opportunities.” Book your hotel rooms now!

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Attend the 2023 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Join us for the 119th APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition, August 31 – September 3, 2023, held in Los Angeles, California, to address the latest scholarship in political science! The conference theme is “Rights and Responsibilities in an Age of Mis- and Disinformation." Registration will open in March! 

Visit the conference website to learn more.

APSA Mentoring Program Enrollment

APSA Mentoring Program
The APSA Mentoring Program connects undergraduate, graduate students, and junior faculty to mentors in the political science discipline. Potential mentoring topics include graduate school admissions, navigating the academic job market, applied careers in political science, and work-life balance. Learn how to apply.

APSA Educate

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APSA Educate, political science’s new teaching resource library, allows faculty and graduate students to easily find, share and use teaching materials.

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APSA News & Updates

Apply for the APSA Women’s Research Virtual Mentoring Workshop (Deadline February 12)

The APSA Women’s Research Mentoring Workshop will be held virtually in Spring 2023. The workshop is open to junior scholars in all subfields of political science who identify as women, non-binary, or genderqueer and who received a Ph.D. in the last 5 years. The workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to network and receive focused expert feedback on research from peers and mentors in their field. Read more.

APSA Statement on Selection of Dr. Claudine Gay as Harvard University President

The American Political Science Association celebrates the appointment of Dr. Claudine Gay as the 30th president of Harvard University. Dr. Gay is the Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government and of African and African-American Studies and the Edgerley Family Dean of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She is an outstanding scholar and political scientist specializing in democracy, political participation, and race and politics in America, as well as an accomplished university leader. She will be the first Black president of the university.

Read the statement here.

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APSA Task Force on Systemic Inequalities in the Discipline Report

The APSA Presidential Task Force Report on Systemic Inequalities in the Discipline, led by former APSA president Dr. Paula D. McClain, is available for review and engagement on the Task Force’s new website. The task force report and recommendations will inform the association’s work to address inequities and systemic inequalities in the profession.

Calls for Applications

Call for Editors for Perspectives on Politics | Deadline: January 31, 2023

APSA invites applications and nominations for the editorship of Perspectives on Politics. One of the Association’s three flagship journals and now in its 20th year of publication, it receives over 500 article submissions and solicits 350 book reviews per year. APSA is open to proposals for the editorship that include innovative individual and institutional collaborations, including diverse international teams at a single institution or multiple institutions. Learn more here.

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APSA Events
APSA Challenges of Evaluation Webinar

This webinar discusses teaching evaluations, evaluating research and service, measurement and equity bias and how to mitigate these biases.

APSA Pedagogy Workshop: Preparing Teaching Materials for the Job Market

This workshop was on preparing teaching materials for your academic job search. Attendees learned about the key components of a teaching portfolio, its role in the job market file, and how to prepare for interviews at teaching-oriented institutions.

Special Collections

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A Collection of Articles from Cambridge on Abortion Politics

In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overruled long-term precedents securing the right to choose abortion Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, we present a special collection of political science research drawn from APSA and Cambridge journals addressing the politics of abortion and abortion rights. 



Read the current issue of Political Science Today, APSA’s New Member Magazine

Political Science Today now serves as the journal of record for the association and includes sections previously published under “the Association” in PS: Political Science & Politics as well as original content.

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Member Spotlight: Submit Your Nominations
The APSA Member Spotlight program recognizes one member each quarter. We encourage our members to submit nominations to help us recognize more of our members who are achieving professional milestones in the discipline. Nominations for the award (including self-nominations) may be submitted by members and nonmembers of APSA. 

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Trial Memberships
APSA has established a 90-day trial membership option to provide prospective members, including graduate students, and political science job seekers an introduction to APSA’s professional development and career resources. Trial Members gain access to eJobs, APSA’s online journals, and the all-member newsletter. Learn more and activate your trial membership here